August 15th 2012
Disclosure: I recently worked for Google for about a year. It was alright.
Recently, Vic Gundotra of Google+ fame made a bold statement. He
that the lack of write API access to Google+ is born not out of lack of
foresight, planning, or even bandwidth, but out of trepidation, caution, and the
desire to do right by developers.
July 25th 2012
I made this visualization of a
violin and piano performance
a year or so ago in Adobe After Effects and then promptly forgot about it.
April 2nd 2012
This piece was written for an internal Google fiction contest, for the 100th
edition of the engineering newsletter. The call to arms arrived in my inbox like
For this special Eng Newsletter issue, we’re running a “google eng-y” short
fiction contest. You can write about anything, but the story must begin with
these two words: “The MapReduce”.
March 20th 2012
Here’s a little page that
draws isolines in a canvas element.
It uses the marching squares algorithm
and can take dynamic data in the form of a tab separated value file (.tsv).
March 16th 2012
I’ve put a couple toys on my site that I haven’t bothered documenting.
One is a toy canvas simulating a
bunch of colored balls in bouncing around
in the shape of the Google logo (I made it before joining Google).