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Entries from February 2006

BoliMonitor, a contraction-monitoring program

February 26th, 2006 · 1 Comment

BoliMonitor is a very simple MacOS X program I wrote when the due date for our daughter was approaching, for my wife to keep track of contraction durations and intervals. In the end, the program went unused because our daughter was born through a medically-indicated C-section, but it’s functional, so here it is.
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Karina Aileen

February 16th, 2006 · 7 Comments

My daughter Karina Aileen was born on February 12th, 2006, at 11:19AM. She was born healthy and very big (4370 g), and both her and mom are doing extremely well.
I am so happy. I had expected to be happy and enchanted with the baby, but nothing prepared me for the sheer magnitude of the [...]

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Hell of Sand – very weird but entertaining flash game – thanks to Chris for the link. (3)

Baby’s almost here!

February 5th, 2006 · No Comments

The baby’s due date is February 11th – that’s less than a week away! The baby could be early or late, but chances are around that date she will be born. Wheee!

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This is quite amazing. One of the winning entries in the 2001 Obfuscated C contest – it is a program that generates Single Image Random Dot Stereograms, better known as “Magic Eye” images. But the program itself is one such image! Look at it cross-eyed, and you’ll se some 3D characters appear. You can also look at the author’s explanation. (1)

Shiira web browser

February 1st, 2006 · 1 Comment

Always looking for shinier toys for my system, I came across the Shiira web browser for MacOS X. It looks very nice, it is very fast, and has a bundle of nice features, including built-in search keywords, RSS reading and direct import and display of Firefox and Safari bookmarks. Very nice!

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