Author Archives: Edwin Evans

Android Wear and 3D Models (Pokemon Watch concept)

New post! I did a little experimenting with putting 3D models on Android Wear. I used the min3d library for Android and downloaded the egg model from TurboSquid. When comparing side-by-side versus the real Pokemon GO egg art you can … Continue reading

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Android units – pixels, density, dpi, dip, dp, dps, sp, sip

The Android documentation for supporting multiple screen sizes says: The density-independent pixel is equivalent to one physical pixel on a 160 dpi screen, the baseline density assumed by the platform (as described later in this document). At run time, the … Continue reading

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Chinese Numbers Match

New app released on Android that lets you learn Chinese numbers. Let me know if you have any suggestions related to the app. (BTW, I set up a WordPress plugin now so I don’t need to manually block spam anymore. … Continue reading

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Android Crash Reports are Awesome

In my last post, I said I like WP7 platform best for development, but one thing that blew me away about Android development is when Google came out with crash reports. Developers can see stack traces for all the crashes … Continue reading

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Developing on WP7 vs Android vs iPhone

Although iPhone is still by far the best platform to make money on or be able to have the highest quality experience for your apps, WP7 is my favorite platform to develop on with Android not far behind. Microsoft has … Continue reading

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Bubbles Magic running on Windows Phone 7

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Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed (Toastmasters Project 6, Vocal Variety)

(Notes: Due to some issues with the projector that took a while to sort out, I didn’t end up getting the powerpoint showing up on my laptop and I ended looking back at the screen a lot. Also, the storage … Continue reading

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Explaining Farmville’s Popularity using Robert Cialdini’s Principles of Persuasion (Toastmasters Speech Project 5)

Good afternoon. The title of my talk is “Explaining Farmville’s Popularity using Robert Cialdini’s Principles of Persuasion”. FarmVille is a game that runs within Facebook where you can pretend to be a farmer by planting and harvesting virtual crops. There … Continue reading

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Learning Mindsets (Toastmasters Project 4, How to Say It)

5 – 7 minutes Imagine if you will that you had the following day: [from Mindset] It’s a rainy Monday morning. You have a History class to go to. History is your favorite subject and you’ll be getting your midterm … Continue reading

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Intro to Evolutionary Psychology (Toastmasters Speech Project 3)

This is a 6 minute presentation I gave at Toastmasters and may repeat. Be sure to click on show speaker notes (in Actions) to see the full text. 6 Minute Intro to Evolutionary Psychology Any suggestions for improvements? Some people … Continue reading

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Cute Bunny Cartoon

Idea by me, cute drawing by Elaine. Copyright 2006 by Edwin Evans and Elaine Chien

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Software Trade-off: Deeper versus Wider

Depth is characterized by someone saying “but is that possible?” Continue reading

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