I hate good-byes but this one is long overdue. Yes, I have decided to let iGreekNews and iMe die, and withdraw it from the App Store. It has been a long and exciting journey, however, one must know when to say good-bye and take down one of the most successful applications released some years ago.
Not too long ago I finished a project on Big Data for the University. One part of this huge project was the implementation of a dynamics map that would be responsive to mouse hover and mouse click. When the mouse would hover over a country, the whole country borders would be highlighted in the map,… Continue reading
Doing a project on Big Data. It’s the first time that I realise that data visualisation is not a gimmick but actually helps one to process data with naked eye just with a glimpse. This screenshot is taken using MATLAB. X axis shows the index of a venue that I have loaded into an array. The… Continue reading
Every dream has a monster, visible or not. I’m talking about “daydreaming”, imagining one’s self in another situation, in a happy place, position, circumstance… Every such dream starts with having lots of imagination, and sometimes, false and stupid hopes. But it’s a dream, right? Everyone has the right to dream from time to time. At… Continue reading
Lately, I have been testing my skills with Ogre3D, a 3D rendering engine written in C++, and Bullet physics, which is used in many commercial games to give realistic movement and feel to movable objects in the world. I was amazed to see that there is actually not a comprehensive tutorial on how to use… Continue reading
I always wanted to study abroad. When I started my Bachelor’s degree, I said that my MSc would be abroad. Never knew why I said that, I didn’t even know if I would attend a Master’s course. I never thought about it again, until I graduated obtaining the diploma of Engineer of Automations. I looked… Continue reading
A while ago in my old blog I had posted in Greek an article, that had many views. Lately, I have been requested to re-post the article. The article is about the upcoming economic crisis, and it dates back in 2010-11-07. It’s in greek, and the original title is “Η κρίση των ιδεών”.
Having troubles with JSONKit and nil and null exceptions in occasions you can’t understand? This thing happened to me when trying to use something like “self.textview.text = [dictionary valueForKey:@”someKey”];” and I couldn’t understand why I kept receiving extensions about mismatch of the classes and NULL.