Google Talk via SOCKS
September 18th, 2008 by ravi

For some reason, Google’s services do not play well with a SOCKS proxy (if you are unfortunate enough to be behind a restrictive firewall). One workaround for Google Talk is to set your chat client (Adium X is show below) to connect to on port 80.

Google Talk via SOCKS

EVCalc 1.0 Screenshot
September 6th, 2008 by ravi


EVCalc Dashboard Widget 1.0
September 6th, 2008 by ravi

This is the first release of the Apple Dashboard Widget Electoral Vote Calculator, which helps play out scenarios for the US Presidential election.
Electoral vote calculator
September 6th, 2008 by ravi

My very simple visual tool to play out electoral vote scenarios is back up. Click here to check it out.

EV Calc

Cappuccino: Cocoa for the Web
September 4th, 2008 by ravi

[via Ars Technica]

Cappuccino-IconFrom the site:

Cappuccino is an open source framework that makes it easy to build desktop-caliber applications that run in a web browser.

Visit the site for a demo (and to understand the “Cocoa” reference) of their application 280 Slides. Very cool!

Google Chrome comic book
September 4th, 2008 by ravi

Google Chrome logo
If you cannot download Google Chrome (not available for us Mac and Unix types :-(), you can at least spend time reading the most excellent comic book that explains the browser. Why? Because, IMHO, it is a veritable modern CS 101 (operating systems, process/memory management, threading, interpreted languages, and so on)! Check it out!

Chrome comic page

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