Month: January 2016

  • Text replacement, ASCII emoji and Slack

    Humans are creatures of habits and programmers… well, even more! Working remotely, I spent lots of hours interacting with people using a keyboard: https://giphy.com/gifs/EtB1yylKGGAUg/html5 Not like that! I mean typing! Nowadays, typing emotions is a common thing: we use emojis. They are everywhere: Slack and Facebook have them. Not Twitter (Yeah, I know! I just […]

  • ADB over WiFi

    A few days ago, I built a device holder to place as many devices as possible on my desk without losing my sanity (https://medium.com/@hamen/first-hardware-project-of-2016-device-holder-4ef25670c507). One more step in that direction is solving the charging issue: N devices, with turned on screen, wifi and gsm data vs Powered USB Hub Poor USB Hub cannot win against […]

  • First hardware project of 2016: device holder

    “Ingredients” Old TV/VCR shelf Velcro Scissors 5 minutes /! Rocket science alert /! Flip the shelf. Place velcro on both the shelf and the back of the device. Attach the device.

  • 2015: my quantum leap

    First week of 2016, lots to do, but what about 2015? I’m still working remotely and this helped a lot from a logistic point of view: I relocated in France with my fiancee. Writing I started this blog and I’m putting a fair amount of energy into it, but the most important event is definitely […]