Monthly Archives: November 2010

Android personal finance apps

I’ve been on the hunt for a decent mobile personal finance tool for my Android phone. I want a tool that will download my bank transactions and allow me to categorize them so I can compare with my personal budget.

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Halloween costume forty two

Basically all you need for an Arthur Dent costume: your pyjamas, a dressing gown, slippers, and of course you can’t go anywhere without your towel.

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Lest we forget

The poppy is not a symbol of war, but a symbol of the end of war. Indeed, they began to grow in the war-scorched fields of Ypres, Belgium following the end of the most terrible wars ever to be fought.

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Guitar Hero double-strum fix

Every 5-10 downstrums or so, the guitar caused a phantom upstrum even though I hadn’t strummed in that direction. What was happening was the strum bar travels too far on the downstrum, and on springing back it was pushing the upstrum switch just enough to register. No good for rocking out. Here’s how to fix it.

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A quiet week for blogging

Fear not, I’m still opinionated and political, but after the combined disasters of October 25th and November 2nd, I’m taking a bit of a break.

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