quinta-feira, 23 de agosto de 2012

Another blast from the past

Twelve years ago, back in 2000, when I got into the University, I was having a severe addiction to Half-Life. Mainly, building Half-Life mods and levels. So, I decided to join the two together and this came out: 


That was the beginning of it, what I managed to find. The video is old and from a very early stage of the project. I think I may be able to find a more recent version, but a lot of it has been lost when the hard-drive of the server holding the backups died while I was reinstalling the laptop where I designed those maps. Should have known better than to trust that brand, that never failed to... fail me.

segunda-feira, 6 de agosto de 2012

Blast from the past 1: Chefax C1

Not many people know it and even less probably remember it, but a few years ago I was on a quest to build a damn awesome operating system (confession: I still am, I just don't have the time or the tools, at the moment). But I started the project and started coding it. Today I was poking around and found an early screenshot of it booting on VMWare.
(Sorry, only in Portuguese)

This was a project I started before enrolling in the university that I migrated to the first attempt I had at creating a project incubator: the Chefax I&D group. Later, when I left the university (and consequentially, Chefax I&D) I took the project with me and brought it to Onda Technology.

Those were fun days. In a time when coding had class instead of swag.

PS: No, "Marta" was not the name of a girlfriend, it was the name of my baby goddaughter.