After an exciting week in Rome, I was even more excited about the Slow Scan Television transmissions from the International Space Station planned for this weekend. But turns out, there are no times where the Space Station is visible from the Seattle area that correspond with the broadcast times. So, Sad Christmas. This sort of […]Read more "No Space Station for You… Today"
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Wow! Space exploration, flying above the clouds of Titan (without an aircraft), cliff jumping…all within our solar system. This short film does get the pulse jumping for space adventure! Check it out, especially around 2:40… via A Vision Of Deep Space Exploration That Will Give You Chills.
I’ve had space on my mind a lot, more and more. Pam and I have this crazy idea of setting up a ground station here at the house to be able to track and listen (and talk to?!) to the dizzying array of machines and astronauts circling overhead. So, being the Code Panda, the first […]Read more "Satellite Tracking in Objective-C for iOS"
NASA Issues ‘Remastered’ View of Jupiter’s Moon EuropaRead more "Remastering Isn’t Just for Old Depeche Mode Albums"
A new version of Seamless Donations is now available! It includes an important change and is a required update. PayPal will soon require TLS for IPN chat backs, and this version of Seamless Donations includes that fix. Also, thanks to a pull request from smarques, Seamless Donations now has more robust special character handling for […]Read more "Seamless Donations for WordPress 3.3.0 – Important Update"
Hypothesis: Uninstalling the mobile app for a platform (e.g. Facebook) makes it far less likely for you to visit the platform overall – i.e. your visits to the platform per week don’t completely shift to your computer, but decline overall. Ergo, your mobile app is critical to your platform’s success, if not its very survival. […]Read more "Today’s Hypothesis: Mobile or Perish"