ASUS M3p

Dad gave me an old laptop to use. It is from 2004! So it needs lots of updating. First up is to get: # “Java”:http://java.com. So that I can write programs # “Dr. Java”:http://drjava.com. Which is a simple editor and program # “Intel 2200 BG”:http://support.intel.com/support/wireless/wlan/pro2200bg/. I couldn’t connect to Apple’s latest Time Capsule and my […]

Wifi Hotspots in Wedgewood, Laurelhurst and Ravenna

OK, I get stuck waiting for meetings around the Childrens Hospital quite a bit. If you don’t want to brave the traffic at U-Village, what are the options. As an aside if you are in UVillage, “World Wraps”: http://seattle.wifimug.org/index.cgi?WorldWraps does have free Wifi and is less crowded than Starbucks by alot. Well, there are some […]

Puzzles and Computers

Calvin wanted to work with someone to combine a love of puzzles and a love of computers. Here are some ways to do that: “Cryptogram.java”:http://www.cs.utsa.edu/~wagner/laws/Acryptogram.html are a really fun kind of puzzle. The simplest is the substitution cypher. One letter in English is translated directly into another. Writing a program to do this isn’t too […]

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