For MLK Day, fraternity brother Phil Powell and I drove to the coast to do a little fishing. Frankly, we spent more time driving than we did fishing that day, but it was nice to see the coast nonetheless.
Had a good week. Last Saturday, some Lambda Chi alumni from my home chapter gathered at a Raleigh bar in the afternoon to enjoy a few beers, watch some sports on TV, and catch up on old times. Familiar faces included Phil Powell, Shawn West, Martin Hill, Jim Moss, Dennis McGuire, and Mark Bednarcik. There […]
I redesigned my personal website using valid XHTML 1.0 and CSS coding techniques. It is a fully accessible site — as described in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 and the Web Accessibility Guidelines. Note (Feb 2005): I retired jason.pearce.net in February 2005, archiving a copy at net.jasonpearce.com for historical purposes.
I recently came across an article about a child-hood friend of mine, Kelly Heaton. She is an artist who turns Tickle-Me-Elmo dolls into coats and works of art. Bibiota Bibiota consists of two separate interactive works using children’s toys. Reflective Loop, a computer-activated wall of “Furby” toys that react to viewers’ proximity, is already completed. […]
While reading a usability article by Jacob Nielson, I came across this quote that reminded me of the censorship issues I was facing with the Peace Corps. “There is an obvious danger to democracy anytime we stifle freedom of speech. The Internet has been the freest medium in the history of humanity and has gained […]