I successfully completed the T-mobile SIM unlock process that I started yesterday. T-mobile sent the following instructions: T-Mobile Sim Unlock Request Sim Unlock Reference: xxxxxxxx IMEI: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Unlock Code: xxxxxxxx Thank you for taking the time to contact T-Mobile. Below you will see the Instructions for unlocking your Motorola device. NOTE: Before you start you […]
Month: April 2004
Glucose Inc. released WeatherPop 2.0 today. It’s an $8 Mac OS X app (free 2-week trial) that displays the weather in the menu bar right next to your AirPort status and battery indicator.
I’m travelling to India next month for work, and while there I plan to use a foreign SIM card with my tri-band GSM handset to make and receive calls. Apparently you can go to the local equivalent of the 7-11 there and purchase both a SIM card and prepaid airtime. It ends up being much […]
The Vegetarian Resource Group recently published the 2004 edition of their Guide to Fast Food. If you’re a vegetarian and you eat out at non-vegetarian restaurants, it’s well worth the $6 investment. The VRG publishes updates of the 24-page book every couple of years. I first found out about the VRG a couple of years […]
Brown University VP of Research avd will be moderating a talk on Monday April 26, 2004 at 6pm entitled “What Will Happen When We’re Always Connected?” The forum will be held at Macromedia Inc. in San Francisco, but there’s also going to be a web simulcast. Many people know Andy as co-author of the classic […]
As far as I’m concerned, there’s only one way to write C-like code. First of all, you must select sane whitespace defaults in your editor. Here’s the one true way to configure Emacs. (setq default-tab-width 8) (defun one-true-style () (c-set-style “bsd”) (setq tab-width 8) (setq c-basic-offset 4) (setq indent-tabs-mode t)) (add-hook ‘c-mode-hook ‘one-true-style) (add-hook ‘objc-mode-hook […]
I was cleaning out some boxes from my parents’ garage and found a bunch of 1.44MB floppy disks. Most of them were garbage, but I found one of them that contained a dotfiles.tar from October 1993. Here’s a few examples of the time-warp material I found inside: .plan I plan to make a more original […]
Pesach starts in about 2.5 hours. I had a veggie tamale for lunch as my last bit of chametz/kitniyot. It was goooood. Chag kasher v’sameach!