Hackfest 10000010

by Mark Luffel

Dez: (new member)
– Rails programmer
– started as a designer
– working on a Basecamp-like app
– wants something bigger than the default Rails scaffolding
– – but smaller than ActiveScaffold
– talking with Ashok and Erik about hosting providers
– working on BigNum class in java
– talking with Alex about two’s complement
– figuring out how to draw transparent rectangles in swing
– – using that knowledge for the speed reader
– looking at Logo
– – it’s an acceptable LISP
– – wrote a scheme version of this logo program
– went to OSCON
– learning Haskell
– went to OSCON
– packed all her stuff
– – leaving Thursday from Portland to Indiana
– might be learning Haskell
– memorization app
– reading hitchiker’s guide
– trying to run call of duty in wine, didn’t work for him
– had a dream about fonts and OCR
– – next project will be about OCR for entering medical forms
– working on geomerative
– – fixed a bug this weekend (that he had created)
– needs to get the courage to write the meshing code
– made bagels from Yuna’s recipe
– adding RSpec’s for his work project
– talking about migrations, his model-based permission system

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