I submitted the MC2R paper today. I love writing papers on my own! I’ll be presenting the core ideas from that paper at the 2004 DSTC Symposium in mid-August. For some unknown reason, my presentation will be one of five given on the second day, which is the Participant Forum. The Participants are those companies Read more about The winner is… Sydney![…]
I’m writing a paper at the moment with the provisional title A Context-Sensitive Service Discovery Protocol for Mobile Computing Environments. It is to be submitted to the Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R). In that paper I describe an approach for enabling queries and advertisements to be context-sensitive, and allowing applications to be context-aware by Read more about Dumb, and proud of it![…]
Had a very relaxing weekend, most of which was spent down at the Gold Coast. Pacific Fair provided much of Saturday’s entertainment. Japanese food for lunch. Wandered around Surfers Paradise looking for a nice place to eat. Decided on a nice little Thai restaurant. I don’t understand karaoke videos. Sunday was Dad’s birthday and Mum’s Read more about Birthdays, Anniversaries and the Gold Coast[…]
Nigel scored a job as a games programmer with THQ! This is his dream job! Congratulations Nige! He’ll be writing games for the Playstation 2, the Game Cube and the XBox. Apparently the first game he’ll be working on is Spongebob Squarepants. I won’t confess to having watched a couple of episodes of that cartoon. Read more about Nigel lands his dream job![…]
The final new feature, which I have neglected to mention so far, is the addition of permalinks for each post. You can go to the permanent page for any post by clicking the time in the bottom right hand corner of the post.
Oh, and now my posts can have titles!
My blog has slightly different behaviour than before. Instead of the default page displaying the current month and refreshing at the beginning of every month, my blog displays all the posts from the last 30 days. If I haven’t made any posts during the last 30 days, the default page will be empty. You can Read more about New behaviour[…]
After a lot of procrastination and a bit of stuffing around, my new blogging software is up and running. To look at, nothing much has changed. But my blog now supports customisable templates, so that users have lots of flexibility over the way their blog looks. You’ve seen the way my blog looks. Here is Read more about New and Improved Blog[…]