Sudoku Scraper: newspaper sudoku in your Hipster PDA

The other day, I pub­lished my Sudoku Scraper code, both on a project page here at Netninja and over at GitHub. For a while, I have had a lit­tle PHP script that scraped the USA Today and New York Times web­sites for the daily sudoku puz­zle.  And for a while, this script was the home­page on my iPhone.  Each day, it would grab the … Continue read­ing Sudoku Scraper: news­pa­per sudoku in your Hipster PDA

Netninja Mobile, now with sudoku

A lit­tle over two years ago, back when the iPhone SDK con­sisted of “here, kid, here’s a text edi­tor, now go away and make your­self a nice lit­tle web page, and quit both­erin’ me,” I quickly hacked together a lit­tle web con­trol panel and called it Phonemarks. It ran, and con­tin­ues to run in some form or another, at … Continue read­ing Netninja Mobile, now with sudoku

Drinking coffee could help to activate your prefrontal cortex

I fin­ished all of the sudoku on Brain Age and all I got was this stu­pid 100% read­out. There was no fan­fare, no con­grat­u­la­tory mes­sage, noth­ing. Lately, I have only been play­ing the sudoku part of Brain Age — and I have not even been play­ing that all that much.  I really should get back into the other parts … Continue read­ing Drinking cof­fee could help to acti­vate your pre­frontal cor­tex

Hipster Sudoku

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/03/Last time, I talked about print­ing or stamps, but I caved in and sim­ply made a smaller Sudoku grid. The pre­vi­ous grid was 2.75″ (on … Continue read­ing Hipster Sudoku

My 3x5 Life

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/03/This is another Hipster PDA report from the front lines. Previous ones are tagged hip­ster­pda. A month or two ago, I picked up … Continue read­ing My 3x5 Life

Hipster PDA Revisited

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/02/After about a month of using a Hipster PDA, I have to say that parts of it are work­ing extremely well and other parts aren’t. … Continue read­ing Hipster PDA Revisited

Sudoku Theory

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were auto­mat­i­cally imported from LiveJournal.  To see the com­ments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source post­ing at http://brianenigma.livejournal.com/2007/01/There is a sur­plus of sudoku books avail­able at most book­stores. They all have one thing in com­mon: they have a zil­lion puz­zles, some­times … Continue read­ing Sudoku Theory