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Four Seasons On Google Maps

MARCH 11, 2010

I was doing some programming with geocodes and I came up to this area on google maps. As you can see from this picture, you can clearly see Summer, Winter, Spring and Fall in one section of map!  How beautiful is that?

Move around the map and the underlying technology of map tiles become evident...

iTunes 10B Song Download Is On...

FEBRUARY 15, 2010

Remember the days when getting music meant leaving your chair and driving to a store? Remember having to buy a whole album of filler to get that one great song you heard on the radio? iTunes didn't only change the way music was distributed... it changed music. This is why the upcoming milestone is so momentus...

Vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer Lead to German Ban

JANUARY 21, 2010

I'm back to continue beating the dead horse. I hate Internet Explorer... and not just IE6. I hate Internet Explorer 7 too. Internet Explorer 8 fixed some of the issues of its predecessors, but in my eyes, it's still subpar when there are so many alternatives available...

Our Very Own Kippahs

JANUARY 21, 2010

Today, we received a surprise package from rushIMPRINT, a promotional product company. The package included five RustyBrick embroidered Kippahs (see Wikipedia for what they are).

I have a lot history with branded Kippahs. It started back when I ordered an LED Kippah, which I never got...

RustyBrick Laptop & iPhone Decals

JANUARY 20, 2010

We just received our first shipment of computer decals for both laptops, computers, iPhones, or other devices - heck, even cars. The decals look simple and affix to mostly any computer...

Woot Bag Of Crap BOC pictures

JANUARY 19, 2010

Let me begin by saying, if you don't know what Woot.com is... you're missing out! Woot.com is the website that started the "One Day, One Deal" phenomenon seen on many sites now. Basically, their gimmick is that Woot.com sells one item per day (usually an electronics item) at a great price...

Weird RustyBrick iTunes Shared Library Hijinks

JANUARY 14, 2010

At RustyBrick, most of us use iTunes to listen to music. iTunes has simple library sharing built-in so you can view and listen to other users' music libraries over the local area network...

RB Trip To See Avatar

DECEMBER 30, 2009

Yesterday, I tweeted that I want to see Avatar, but my wife has no interest in seeing it...

UFC Action Figures from Round 5 MMA

DECEMBER 22, 2009

(*Click on any image in this blog post to see full size!)

RustyBrick programmers have a wide range of interests and hobbies. A few of us here, myself included, are huge fans of MMA (mixed martial arts) and UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship)...

Cable TV a Thing of the Past

DECEMBER 11, 2009

The primitive content delivery system known as "Cable TV" or "Satellite TV" won't exist in 5 years. Paid television service over-the-wire is now almost exactly like what America Online was for the internet in the late nineties when high-speed internet was becoming widely available...

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