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Hacklab Toronto!

Posted by aonomus on April 3, 2011

So I’ve been a member of a hackerspace for about a year now, unofficially for near 2 years. The hackerspace in question is hacklab.to, a hackerspace in Toronto, Canada. We decided to film a promotional video to help show people what we are about and that its a cool space to hang out at. I helped with the conception and editing to a degree, so without further delay, here is the video (best viewed in 1080).

If you are interested as to where you can find a hackerspace near you, just visit hackerspaces.org for a listing of cool places like this near you!

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TF2 Buttons!

Posted by aonomus on September 16, 2008

So as a result of being bored on campus and having a friend who has a button machine, I has a button.

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Facebook API Followup

Posted by aonomus on May 1, 2008

After browsing through some stats, there are actually quite a few people trying to gather data via facebook API apps…. in fact 60 searches brought people to that one article… its a little disturbing that there are *that* many people interested in this. Even more disturbing are the search stats which show people’s likely ill intent (specifically datamining). Stats follow inside post.

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Theres at least *one* dev team going to the special hell

Posted by aonomus on February 14, 2008

View at your own caution.

http://www.hellokittyonline.com/us/

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Facebook – Social Naiveity?

Posted by aonomus on December 27, 2007

Without trying to insult or offend Facebook users or people in general, I’d like to raise the issue of social naivety. Posting quiz results or photos for instance shows a image, however I find it troubling that people go to the extent of taking quizes either out of obligation, or to prove to themselves or others the image that they find ideal. For instance, many users post a multitude of personal information with no regard as to the negative consequences. Pictures of parties (dry or not) would be the most obvious example for outsiders, profile information combined with pictures would only act as a reason for negative stereotypes to be built against individuals despite their actual nature. Read the rest of this entry »

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