Blair MacIntyre

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2019-05-21: Day 3. 12 kids. A firewall. A work-in-progress complex 3D MR authoring tool wedged inside glitch. 3 …

2019-05-20: one of my favorite things about using Firefox is having Pocket suggestions in my “empty new tabs”. …

2019-05-18: I made the mistake of finally looking seriously at the browser userAgent string, and asked my …

2019-05-18: Started the weekend right with a double #PowerRed blood donation at the Red Cross. Now home to make …

2019-05-15: Through no choice of my own, I’m working with a React project. I want to build a non-optimized …

2019-05-15: The fuel for furious hacking, when you been up since 3am fixing someone else’s code

2019-05-14: Don’t be fooled by the “we care about privacy” smokescreen from Google and Facebook; they’re still …

2019-05-14: https://www.ajc.com/news/breaking-georgia-insurance-commissioner-indicted-fraud-case/wIXf1cBgke1qD95 …

2019-05-14: wonder if this is why my massive Photos collection has barely uploaded anything, after two days? (or …

2019-05-14: One of my “favorite things” at GT is the set of websites that you can only access from off campus …

2019-05-14: Got spam from @georgiatech Athletics; I admit I’m finding the subject line “Clean, …

2019-05-14: I made the decision on the weekend (for various reasons) to pull most of my photos into Apple …

2019-05-12: I’ve been working OT for the past few weeks, not really playing or watching Overwatch; just peeked …

2019-05-11: Looking for good people who have interesting things to say about AR/VR games and the web. “Asking …

2019-05-05: Upgraded son’s iPhone for his bday, his old SE has become my fav AR dev device. Weird. It’s more …

2019-05-05: See you in the Clyde Auditorium (remote, VR edition!) for the #CHI2019 opening keynote! It’ll …

2019-05-05: That moment when you realize you left a Hubs tab open in one of the CHI channels, because someone …

2019-05-05: We’re getting our Discord server set up with Hubs rooms for the 17 CHI livestreams, starting …

2019-04-29: A little home made lardons makes the Brussels sprouts taste better ….

2019-04-29: Call for Mozilla Research Grants for 2019H1 are open! Detailed topics we’re interested in, and …

2019-04-29: Is my GT school faculty email list trying to tell me something?

2019-04-29: (2/2) To support our social VR CHI video co-watching, I created a discord server, where we’ll …

2019-04-29: (½) HCI and academic friends … especially people NOT going to CHI! Some of us are …

2019-04-29: The Uberization of Academic Conferences … I honestly don’t know what to think about …

2019-04-28: After reading more about current/modern travel/street cameras, I have a better understanding of what …

2019-04-27: Teenage son sleepover party: 6 boys, 4 PCs (Fortnite, Overwatch) on desks, XBox One (assorted) and …

2019-04-25: Thinking of getting a compact, mirrorless, high quality camera. Something akin to the Leica D-LUX 7. …

2019-04-25: Hangouts and WebEx are finicky about finding my camera, so I plugged in a Cam Like 4K and my Nikon …

2019-04-25: Overwatch now has a custom workshop where you can script your own behaviors and characters. I …

2019-04-24: Was waiting for a call, accidentally answered a robocaller (yes, it’s at the point where I …

2019-04-22: Oh Boing Boing, you bring the world to our desktop in all it’s glory. …

2019-04-22: That was unexpected. Had left the grill cover off for a few weeks, a family “moved in”

2019-04-22: Hey video nerds. I’m enamored with the idea of using a high quality camera as my webcam, using an …

2019-04-22: I did a small fix to the WebXR Viewer, now mostly rewritten in Swift. Which I’ve never used. …

2019-04-19: Rare bit of Overwatch: 2 games, both super fun. Game 1, won a map, then someone left on our team. …

2019-04-19: When you write a bunch of code in Javascript, and the first 15 minutes of debugging is finding all …

2019-04-19: As I sit and read my email after the Tornado Watch was lifted for the past few hours, I find it …

2019-04-19: So if Google gets dinged for antitrust for it’s favoring of Chrome on Android, why …

2019-04-19: As I sit and read my email after the Tornado Watch was lifted for the past few hours, I find it …

2019-04-18: At today’s yearly checkup, was presented with explanation of some billing stuff (“if we …

2019-04-18: Need a tool that lets me export my FB data, and then import it into my personal Mastodon instance. …

2019-04-16: And there’s a bunch of expert witnesses who won’t be getting new Teslas apple.news Apple and …

2019-04-16: Crazy. Just found something (again, this is the second time) so much cheaper on Prime Now than …

2019-04-16: I have to admit, every time I get a popup to install an update to Java on my mac, I roll my eyes. …

2019-04-16: I missed this story when it broke, this is pretty “funny” … at least some folks at FB are …

2019-04-15: Wish I was more sophisticated with CSS. I’m using a version of the Nurui theme on my blog, want to …

2019-04-15: My home office Mac when I sat down this morning after being away for the weekend. unfortunate (for …

2019-04-15: Universities (Princeton in this case) finally banning professors from dating grad students. What …

2019-04-14: Had a great time watching Overwatch League games in LA with my son this weekend. Played a few games …

2019-04-13: Love the overwhelming visuals at the end of each map. Wonder what Johnny Carson thinks of what’s …

2019-04-13: Excellent. So tired of people reclining into my laptop on daytime domestic flights. Sleep at home. …

2019-04-13: Back at Blizzard Area, ready for day 2 of our @overwatchLeague trip

2019-04-13: Fun night at the Blizzard Arena watching Overwatch League. Shame Atlanta lost, but the other games …

2019-04-12: In the arena, getting ready to watch the Reign! #LetItReign

2019-04-12: Landed in LA …. Hey, ATT, you aren’t fooling me with your fake 5G shenanigans

2019-04-12: At the airport with my son, heading to LA to watch some Overwatch League games live! #nerdlife …

2019-04-10: That moment when you catch your toe on something while walking back to the home office with coffee, …

2019-04-10: Sometimes I think, perhaps I’m not a dog person? (often that thought occurs while one of dogs, …

2019-04-09: testing again just for the heck of it

2019-04-09: Testing some things. Wonder if this indents?

2019-04-09: Finally got fed up being suckered into clicking on another …

2019-04-08: My school at GT just sent out a survey to the faculty to gather information to update their website. …

2019-04-08: The “best” part of getting a dozen copies of the same phishing email is that it’s really …

2019-04-07: I now have 3 monitors and four computers on my downstairs gaming+VR setup. So many-much glowing …

2019-04-07: Audica >> Beat Saber

2019-04-04: Well that sucked. Crappy last maps, Atlanta totally crumbled.

2019-04-04: Caster needs to lose the bolo tie. This ain’t a rodeo

2019-04-04: Wow, Boston turned that around. On to map 5.

2019-04-04: I’m thinking perhaps #LetItRoll instead of #LetItReign? It’s a mauling … Boston is scrod

2019-04-04: Some solid play from ATL #LetItReign

2019-04-04: Nice first round for @KING_BABYBAY for the @ATLReign #LetItReign

2019-04-03: You know that you’re doing the work at home thing wrong when you find yourself thinking “now …

2019-04-02: Oh FFS, now we can even trust “premiere technical institutions” with top tier cybersecurity degrees …

2019-04-01: I hate latex, especially the default behavior that hyphenates like a toddler. Adding this lowered …

2019-03-30: Every N years I replace an appliance. Today, I spent my time buying and installing a new …

2019-03-29: Have to take an annual “Integrity and Compliance” (ethics) training course at GT. It …

2019-03-29: “It’s a tale of exceptional incompetence”. I’ll just leave this here, completely …

2019-03-28: I really do love coming to Japan. Just sayin.

2019-03-28: I’m really happy airlines are starting to offer these new “premium select” (as Delta calls them) …

2019-03-28: Boy, there sure are a lot of stereotypical “ugly Americans” on this flight (and I say that as an …

2019-03-28: Heading back home from VR2019 in Osaka, via Tokyo. Used a few spare hours to wander the shops in …

2019-03-25: ‪Daily/nightly reminder: IEEE VR is streaming on twitch, so you can watch the streams remotely. …

2019-03-25: A panel I’m at is using slido for questions. I’m finding it hard not to treat it as a competition. …

2019-03-24: IEEE VR starting, first keynote in a few minutes. Instructions for setting up a Hubs room to watch …

2019-03-23: IEEE VR is live streaming it’s 4 tracks next week on twitch. If you aren’t here in Japan, I create 4 …

2019-03-22: Just gave a keynote at KELVAR (Workshop on K-12+ Embodied Learning through Virtual and Augmented …

2019-03-21: “Love” having a small camera on my inflight entertainment system (look closely). @delta isn’t alone …

2019-03-21: Off to Japan for IEEE VR

2019-03-19: Bought some Lucio-Ohs! Because, why not? My son is thrilled (especially because we never buy crappy …

2019-03-19: 7 or 8 years ago, I did a review on Trip Advisor. Regularly, since then, I get email from them …

2019-03-19: Project #stadia, eh? Seems like a great way for Google to capture even more information about you, …

2019-03-18: Played a game of Overwatch, on Numbani. Bastion on defense, Pharah on attack. Got 7 kills (gold), 3 …

2019-03-17: I’m looking forward to Oculus introducing their new displays at GDC so I can write “reviews” …

2019-03-16: I randomly referred to the awful posts on twitter as #birdpoop … I like it. This needs to get …

2019-03-16: Shame the Reign lost, but that was fun. Two teams that don’t just do GOATS. Good times!

2019-03-16: Twitter has been so much better since I switched to write-only mode.

2019-03-16: Atlanta Reign match finally about to start …. reverse sweep by Boston really slowed things …

2019-03-16: You know you aren’t a comic book nerd when you spend the first part of Captain Marvell thinking …

2019-03-16: One section of today’s grocery list

2019-03-16: Magnetic sensor inside the bean hopper of my espresso machine broke; so I taped a magnet to the …

2019-03-15: I quite literally can’t remember the last time I had so few Skymiles in my Delta account.

2019-03-14: Please stop saying “MirrorWorld” (singular). There will be “MirrorWorlds” (plural) of varying …

2019-03-13: It amazes me that people don’t know that using “website -> app” tools usually leaves …

2019-03-13: First Google bought Nest, and I had to eventually replace my Nests; glad I never succumbed to Eero, …

2019-03-13: What is it with Windows 10’s inability to remember where stuff is on my displays? I have a …

2019-03-13: The amusement of being on one video conference (at Job A), but watching a group text message where a …

2019-03-13: The only question is “Why only every 90 minutes?” …

2019-03-12: Smoker is cooling, five more pounds of lucious homemade bacon is in the fridge and freezer. Looking …

2019-03-11: For once I agree with the Orange Toddler apple.news Trump says he’s onboard with adopting daylight …

2019-03-11: I admit that I don’t understand how people can claim to care about ethics/privacy/etc in tech, …

2019-03-10: ok, that’s enough blog hacking today, done back through 2016. I’m still grooving on my …

2019-03-10: We have left our artificial holiday tree up this year, and are redecorating for different holidays. …

2019-03-09: Fire still going. What a beautiful night!

2019-03-09: It’s 65 degrees at 7:40pm in Atlanta tonight, time for the first front-yard fire of the spring …

2019-03-09: My first pancetta. Looks good, will be in the carbonara tonight. But, it’s a bit terrifying to have …

2019-03-06: Wanted to work in a coffee shop near where my daughter has an evening meeting (#OTPAtlanta, the …

2019-03-04: I love how my calendar shows that the time change (“spring ahead”) is going to happen at 2am …

2019-03-03: Lost every single #overwatch game this morning. But, I just put some banana bread in the oven. So …

2019-03-02: Played some more #overwatch today, what a random mess solo queuing is. I’m getting better at usually …

2019-03-02: Decided to play a bit of #overwatch after watching some … A decidedly different experience, …

2019-03-02: Running low on #bacon, got a slab of pork belly to put in some cure for the week. Will keep going …

2019-03-02: #LetItReign What a sweep!

2019-03-02: Seeing how the micro.blog app on iOS will be for all these posts 👍

2019-03-02: Have a new setup for posting on the interwebs. Persistent stuff to my blog, gets pulled to bmaci.me …

2019-03-02: Congrats #Atlanta #Reign, nicely done. #Paris #Eternal looked pretty outclassed

2019-03-02: Go #Atlanta #Rein …. Great domination of #Paris #Eternal over the first two maps