Sending and Receiving AVPlayer HTTP Headers

While investigating a series of spikes in a certain error code for one of the video streaming iOS and tvOS apps I have been working on for my day job, we were asked by our CDN server team to inject and …

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This Cat Loves Its Ballpit

A friend sent me a link to a post on dose.com about a cat whose owner built him a BALLPIT. I’ve been a long-time owner of a ballpit on my balcony but never tried to put my cat Lt. Starbuck …

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DigitalGlasses – Restoring Sight to the Blind for $400

My father lost his sight a number of years ago. Even after a number of laser procedures and actual surgeries to stop his retina from detaching and blood from seeping into his eyes, he is still something like 90+ percent …

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Zote – Break Poverty Hackathon Solution Demo

Back in November, my project partner Oksana and I took part in the Break Poverty Hackathon by Devs Without Borders. Over 120 developers in Toronto connected with over 60 developers in Nairobi to develop solutions for low income rural areas …

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Project: Hat of the Month

So I have an EPIC collection of ridiculous hats in my closet that I’ve accumulated over the years. And sadly, most of then never get worn (although to be honest, some should never see the light of day again). So …

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Googles Dreaming CPUs Dream About Space

My project partner Oksana Sal decided to put one of the screencaps from our Near-space Balloon projects through a Google Deep Dream service http://dreamdeeply.com/, and it came up with some seriously bizarre results. Original Photo: Dream Version: Related From Amazon …

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Zanta Returns!

The legendary ZANTA has returned and we had the good fortune of running into him doing push-ups at Woodbine Beach on Sun, July 12, 2015. More about Zanta here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Zancai Related From Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote …

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LookUp – Transient Watch Solution – Space Apps Challenge 4/10/15

This past April, my project partner Oksana Salamaszek and I participated in the 2015 NASA SpaceApps Challenge in Toronto. Oksy and I had volunteered at last years challenge, which was held at the Ontario Science Centre. We were so amazed …

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HOOQ, the biggest deal between Hollywood and Asian Telecom in history, is now available in the app stores!

Quickplay Media (where I work) and SingTel just issued their press releases announcing the release of HOOQ, one of the largest joint ventures in the entertainment industry in history, to the app store – and I’m so proud to have …

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Game of Thrones Christmas Tree

Rather than doing another Portal-themed tree this year, I decided to do something much easier and make a GoT-themed tree! The weirwood tree face, made from a Santa decoration, painted white, and painted with fake blood. You can sort of …

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