“Mr. Market”

Warren Buffet, from his Letter to Shareholders, 1987 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Report: Ben Graham, my friend and teacher, long ago described the mental attitude toward market fluctuations that I believe to be most conducive to investment success. He said that you should imagine market quotations as coming from a remarkably accommodating fellow named Mr. Market […]

Upstage is back

Upstage is my library for building web presentations. Created way back in 2010, before deck.js even existed, it’s the only presentation software I know of built on YUI. Last year I used it with getUserMedia to show multiple live demos of various tablets and phones on the big screen. Since YUIConf and HackSI are right […]

Status Board at Home

I have wanted my own always-on Status Board for years, displaying ambient status for things I’d otherwise forget. So, I made one. I used a free trial of Geckoboard to bring all of these stats together. The most useful part of this screen is the graphs on the left that come from RescueTime that let […]

A cartoonist’s advice

Gavin Aung Than created a wonderful comic around a quote taken from the graduation speech Bill Watterson gave at his alma mater, Kenyon College, in 1990. Watterson is the man behind the widely acclaimed Calvin and Hobbes comic strip. The entire speech is full of great advice. Than’s comic is based around this quote: Creating […]