Author Archives: rob

Highcharts Treemap jsfiddle

I’ve been working with Highcharts a bit and they recently came out with a pretty cool Treemap chart. Here is a JSFiddle of a treemap that has a breadcrumb-style navigation (Treemap comes with a built-in navigation button, but it’s not … Continue reading

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Ozric’s Hole to China Rewrite

A few weeks after I completed the first draft of my children’s book, Ozric’s Hole to China, I started a first-person version just to see how it would compare. I completed three chapters and actually liked the result quite a … Continue reading

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If You Like Frosting, Go to Georgetown Cupcake on Monday

On a chilly Friday in March, my coworker, Bekah, wrapped up my team’s daily status meeting with our new ritual: she opened Georgetown Cupcake’s twitter feed for the secret flavor of the day. This cupcake would be given away, free, … Continue reading

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Pit Game Engine

I recently wrote a game engine for the card game “Pit” and posted it to my Github. The Card Game Pit is a commodities trading card game. It’s quite fun, and good for groups up to eight. Even though I … Continue reading

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Setting up Chatham Sign Shop on Etsy

We’ve started to set up an Etsy account for the sign shop. Check it out… Chatham Sign Shop on Etsy. And here’s the main website… Chatham Sign Shop. We’ve added six signs so far, but hope to have the full … Continue reading

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Boston Bus Map Android App

On Friday I downloaded a new app for my android phone: Boston Bus Map. It’s a free app that uses the MassDOT xml feed to show current bus locations and give estimates for arrivals at a given stop. I have … Continue reading

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Anita’s Birthday Dinner

Had dinner in Brookline to celebrate Anita’s birthday. Great time and great weather. Anita's Birthday Dinner 2010

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Cuervo Games Boston

Here are pics from my camera for yesterday’s Cuervo Games in downtown Boston. I joined team Red’s Army in the blog/media category. We didn’t win (didn’t even get to finish the final event because they ran out of time) but … Continue reading

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Cape Cod July 2010

On Friday, Brett and I watched Inception at the IMAX in Natick. It was amazing, and I’m going to see it again soon. After that, we drove down to the Cape and spent the weekend with Dad & Deb. Cape … Continue reading

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Gravatar Created

I just set up a profile on Gravatar, which was easy since it made use of my existing WordPress.com account. Gravatar is a service that automatically adds a profile photo any time you comment or post on a blog/website/forum that … Continue reading

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