28 October 2011

two EdsEd the fish, Betta sp., graciously agreed to pose with me and one of the honors the team has received recently, a 2011 Edward R. Murrow Award granted by the Radio Television Digital News Association. The award recognizes NPR.org in the Radio-Network Market for excellence as a Broadcast Affiliated Website.

24 October 2011

5 pages

Sometimes a photo of a whiteboard isn't such a creative, cheerful thing. The horror! the horror! As clear as I can read, one of the tables in this query is called BEST_MURDER.

Two for one

With Zach Brand as co-author (and curator of penguin images) (and editing by Kim Bryant and Wright Bryan), I put together a post that describes the team's recent forays into low-impact skunkworks, known as Serendipity Days. Siteworx graciously accepted the material as a cross-post.

20 October 2011


Lea Verou explains some simple, clever ways to do your own bitpacking in JavaScript, including a sneaky way to break up text into 16-character chunks with a regular expression match.

18 October 2011

What if...?

Registration is still open for the 2011 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This year's conference will be held in Portland, Ore., in November. Career fair, workshops, and more.