• Presentation evaluation checklist

    During my first two semesters at university, I’ve had to give more than a handful of presentations. While it was a good learning experience, the more interesting effort was having to evaluate other presentations. We had these checklists handed out to us and we would grade each aspect. Following is...

  • Firefox: Go to last tab shortcut

    In Firefox (and indeed most web browsers), CTRL + TAB moves us through open tabs (and CTRL + SHIFT + TAB moves us backward). When working with upward of a dozen tabs (which is not uncommon these days), if we need to switch between two tabs which are not adjacent,...

  • New website

    You are here, which means you are on my new site. Welcome! I have been meaning to migrate my blog from Wordpress for so long, the world has seen the rise of a new blogging platform, static site generators. After much thought on a sustainable workflow and how I wanted...

  • A Tribute to IrfanView

    IrfanView is the best daily-use image viewer, period. OK, maybe not for everyone. But for a power-user, that statement holds true. It’s the best general-purpose image editor I have ever used since a long time (2004), and it managed to keep that title for all these years in the midst...

  • Under-used Keyboard Shortcuts for Text Editing

    Most people know about the basic windows shortcuts for Cut, Copy and Paste (right?), but there are a few more shortcuts that I consider invaluable when writing text. And I was surprised that most people don’t really use them. I am talking about the Home and End keys and their...

  • Tasty Static - the modern day SkyRoads remix

    Fans of BlueMoon Interactive’s DOS game SkyRoads, rejoice! I found an excellent remake of the classic: Tasty Static. The game is fantastic, take my word for it! Or don’t. Just check the screenshots and the trailer. The basic gameplay is the same as SkyRoads, you have to reach the end...

  • Samsung Infuse 4G vs HTC Inspire 4G vs iPhone 4

    A friend of mine recently went to the US to pursue his Masters degree, and he has asked me to help him decide between 3 phones: Samsung Infuse 4G, HTC Inspire 4G and Apple iPhone 4. I used the internet to quickly compare the phones and had to suggest Samsung...

  • Firefox 6 Released

    So what’s the deal with Mozilla? I know they’ve changed to a rapid release cycle, but it doesn’t feel like it was too long ago that version 4 was released. Soon after, version 5 didn’t bring any groundbreaking changes to the table either. Now, they’ve released version 6. (http://www.mozilla.org/firefox?WT.mc_id=aff_en04&WT.mc_ev=click) Judging...