Quickly Merge Facebook Photo Albums

Now that Timeline is out to the general public, and many of us are home for the holidays with our parents and/or off of work, a lot of Facebook users are spending time uploading and back-dating photos of their childhood, and adding locations to photos they’ve uploaded to Facebook over the past few years to fill in their Timeline’s Map tab. If, like me, you’ve been on Facebook since 2006, you’ve probably uploaded hundreds if not thousands of photos to the site. I personally have nearly a hundred albums. Upon closer inspection, some of these are closely related – e.g. two college parties during the same quarter at Stanford. Given that I graduated over a year ago, it makes sense to put them in the same album. As such, I’ve been merging albums as part of my Facebook Photos binge. Facebook allows you to merge albums, but to do so ...(Read More)

Menu Scaling Tool from CoopWeb

While an undergrad at Stanford, I developed an intranet and productivity tool for the cooperative houses called CoopWeb. One much-loved feature of CoopWeb is the recipe scaling tool. Simply type up a recipe or paste something in from epicurious or allrecipes, hit “scale”, and the website will scan the text, change all the numbers, adjust the units of measurement if necessary, and immediately return you the scaled text. Last year, I ran into a classmate and friend who had been a Terra kitchen manager the year before. She said she missed being able to use the scaling tool while cooking, now that she had graduated, and requested that I make the tool available for use for anyone on the web. Now that I’ve had more time on my hands and have a personal website to centralize my small projects, I’ve finally been able to fill her request. Have fun, and ...(Read More)