Archive for the ‘Hacks’ Category

Google Maps Presentation Video

Monday, November 28th, 2005

So, after several weeks of waiting, Merit was finally able to upload the webcast of the Google Maps presentation I gave at the Merit Joint Technical Staff Meeting on October 11th, 2005.

Just as a warning, the video is 45 minutes long and my not be the most simulating thing you’ve ever seen before. It is basically, an introduction to the Google Maps API on a very high level. I didn’t go into any code. It lays out what you can and can’t do with the Google Maps API, ho

Google Maps Real-Time GPS Tracker

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

Google Maps Real-Time GPS Tracker

Simple Microwave – Programming

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

So, I just got a cool idea today. Maybe this will revolutionize cooking. But, first we need to get appliances hooked up to the internet and maybe better in-house ethernet wiring. Anyway… here we go. I’ll make this as simple as possible, then expand later if need be.

Put in. Press start.

That’s how simple cooking should be. I’m thinking microwaves at first, but it might be expandable to toasters, ovens, stoves, etc.

Right now, they do already have presets, but I don’t use them because I can’t customize them, and they are very limited. I don’t even know what some of them do unless I try them.

Maybe I’ll add on to this later.

Related Links:
Microwave Experiments
Virtual Microwave