Archive for October, 2007

Go @TEAM!

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Chris sent me this funny email he received this morning: From: terptix Sent: Mon 10/22/2007 1:38 AM To: Chris Subject: Ticket Notification This is just a reminder that the Request and Claim period for student tickets for the @Sport game vs. @Opponent on @EventDate will begin shortly online. Please check the student ticket website for exact schedule ...

The cold case that just won’t die

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

I was surprised tonight to discover that somebody posted my little Zodiac cipher webtoy on Digg recently, and it has been getting some significant traction there: http://digg.com/playable_web_games/Can_You_Crack_The_Zodiac_Killer_s_Code I had a lot of fun making it, and I am glad that folks are getting some use out of it. Thanks for the ...

Use an ashtray!

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

A few weeks ago, I brought Iris to her preschool, and we were alarmed to see that a fire crew was there. It turned out they were just putting out a small fire in the nearby woods. Someone must have dropped a cigarette there or something. I ...

oranchak.com - new look

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

There must be a law of blogging that says you will inevitably get tired of the look and feel of your blog. I've succumbed to this law, and the result is I've installed the Silver Light 0.1 WordPress theme. Have a look at the new oranchak.com -- dig ...

Dry academia

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Despite its rigorous, almost unapproachable mathematical foundations, Doug Zongker's groundbreaking academic research paper remains one of the most important scientific studies you will ever read. Doug Zongker himself presenting his paper: Awe-inspiring. Source.