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    Biorhythm Readings

    A biorhythm is a hypothetical cycle in physiological, emotional, or intellectual well-being or prowess. “Bio” pertains to life and “rhythm” pertains to the flow with regular movement. Biorhythms theory has no more predictive power than chance and has been labeled a pseudo-science by skeptics. The equations for the curves are:

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    Site Architecture Notes

    This article outlines plans for redesigning Stephen’s personal/work web site located at http://people.usm.maine.edu. Work began in the Spring of 2008 to develop needed static content with a view towards a more dynamic creation of index/listing pages and RSS content of updates.

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    iPhcalc iPhone Calculator

    A native iPhone calculator application. The interface is based on the distributed iPhone calculator application. The goal was to cplay around with iPhone development It is really a base to flesh out the basic functionality and a platform to build more on, if I have time. Available on Google Code.

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    Shawn Sk8r

    An experimental Adobe Flash game that helps a skateboarding Shawn Houser avoid hitting his fast running sister Brianna. Keep your mouse inside the game area and use the left and right keys to move Shawn and avoid Brianna!

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    Big Brother Traffic Light

    Network Operations Centers and Help Desks all over monitor their systems and networks with an open source product called Big Brother – the freely available version is now Hobbit. Here’s how to add a traffic light to indicate network status.

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    picSimon - Handheld Microcontroller Game

    In my recent twiddlings with Microcontrollers a project has emerged. picSimon! A re-implementation of the classic toy using a single chip, a few discrete components, a few switches, and 4 LEDs. So far it is quite a hit at home and the office. Shawn (my 6 year-old son) has gotten up to about 6 moves, I have gotten 18 (once) and at the office 12-15 seems to be the range.

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    Kids MAME 1

    This project was a nice little Christmas present for my kids, and a prototype for Me. Using MAME, the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator, I built a “universal” arcade machine. The style of the case is a 3/4 scale version of Defender, one of my favorite arcade games.

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