Archive for January, 2008



Midnight Munchies – Prologue

Posted on: Sunday, Jan 27, 2008

So our COGS group has decided to do a Google-maps based site that allows the visitor to find nearby restaurants (maybe stores, etc) that are open at different times of the day.  We’ve set up some framework stuff (SVN, domain, etc) and need to start getting things together. By Thursday (1/31/08) we will have mapped […]

Practical Chinese for Nerds (hwk 1)

Posted on: Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008

The first assignment for COGS 121 was due last week.  I worked up a simple site on Practical Chinese for Nerds.  The content leaves a lot to be desired, but that was essentially filler for me.  I was focusing on two things while I built this site. Building a completely image-free site by hand.  Something […]

Star Micronics TSP600 receipt printer driver released

Posted on: Thursday, Jan 17, 2008

Update: Two very kind users have repackaged the driver for Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. The old package is still available below, but the new one is here: starcupsdrv_2.3.0-1ubuntu1_i386.deb Old driver Finally! After very popular demand, I’ve managed to post starcupsdrv_2.3.0-0ubuntu1_i386.deb just for you! Since WordPress is not nice about uploading .deb files, I’ve put it […]

COGS 121: Human Computer Interaction Programming

Posted on: Wednesday, Jan 9, 2008

So in my 5th and final year at UCSD, I’m finally getting to take a class that I’ve had my eye on for years: Human Computer Interaction Programming. Part of the class assignments are to maintain a blog of what we do in (or related to) class. Since I’m lazy and don’t want to set […]