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Aleksey Sudakov blog February 2006 Entries
Cheapest prepaid cellular
Provider $/min Reload Loose number Notes Beyondwireless GSM $0.17/min $15/114m=$0.13 60 (15-90)days 30 days just $10 to start Boostmobile $0.2-$0.1/min 90 days comes with $10 T-Mobile to go $0.2-<$0.1/min 30 or 90 or 365 90 days ebay 150min($30 SIM) for $10 = $0.07/min ......

Posted On Monday, February 13, 2006 2:37 PM

Google moving map
convert lat/lon to UTM subtract map's top UTM coordinates from converted lat/lon and divide by zoom center map at x,y or even simplier subtract map's top lat/lon from current fix (a, b) y = a*256/0.07294 for scale 5 x = b*256/0.08789 for scale 5 and see how bad is error on x. Sertainly, neither did work. The first didn't work because google maps are not in UTM (Here in comments there is some info on what it is). The second didn't work because it is stupid. Anyhow, here they say how to do it right. ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 8, 2006 1:56 PM

Google maps
Google maps cannot be embeded into blogs because blogs do not allow JavaScript. The solution is to write "map renderer" progy to render an image and link the image to exernal page that would display the map. There is a problem with writing a progy - google maps has key assosiated with website that would host them (reffer in HTTP request), thus probably wouldn't work from local file on client computer. Simpliest work around is to write a .jsp to embed whatever is sent to it in a request and use a ......

Posted On Friday, February 3, 2006 10:16 AM

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