Posts for May 2006
Wei-Hwa's Puzzle Challenges 28 May 2006
Those with a Google homepage may have noticed a section called "Wei-Hwa's Puzzle Challenges." The first came out on Friday:
Using the numbers 3, 3, 8, 8 , make a mathematical expression that equals 24. You can use only addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division , but in any order you wish. Note that you have to use all four numbers; otherwise 3 times 8 would be valid -- and that wouldn'...
But Dave, you're not a geek! 24 May 2006
...so people often reassure me. But sometimes I do geek-like things, like qualify for Google Code Jam Europe. Booyah!
(no subject) 22 May 2006
A couple of useful links for eBay addicts; Hammersnipe, which lets you choose an item you want and will automatically bid on it for you just a few seconds before the auction ends. Saves time and effort! Then there's Typoferret which searches for items with somewhat dubious spellings. The logic being that a misspelled item equals a cheap item, as potential bidders haven't been able to find them!
Watch World Cup highlights 21 May 2006
The BBC have a free video archive of previous World Cup football matches. Re-live
30 40 years of hurt and watch past greats like Pele, Maradona and Mark Lawrenson.
Booyah! 20 May 2006
They've let me loose on the roads! Yep, passed my driving test on Thursday. Here's the route I took. Was given two minor faults .
Tags: driving test
The Asylum is back 19 May 2006
This would be money
down the drain well spent. Watch Big Brother live online.
Tags: Big Brother
(no subject) 17 May 2006
Han Shot First 15 May 2006
This tedious debate can finally end! The original Star Wars dvds are going to be released.
Tags: Star Wars
(no subject) 15 May 2006
The BBC just can't get the staff! Watch a hilarious case of mistaken identity here.
(no subject) 14 May 2006
Interesting read from HowStuffWorks.com about how The Da Vinci Code doesn't work. Well, that's pretty obvious...
Tags: Da Vinci Code
World Cup Wallchart 13 May 2006
Colour blindness 02 May 2006
Webcam Exposure 01 May 2006
This is just an entry for users of my digital long exposure application Webcam Exposure to leave feedback, make comments on what they'd like to see in the next version and report any bugs they come across.
Webcam Flix 01 May 2006
This is just an entry for users of my time lapse application Webcam Flix to leave feedback, make comments on what they'd like to see in the next version and report any bugs they come across.