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Just what I need.

Another google game. :) This one’s courtesy of April Here’s how it works: go to Google and type “yourname needs” into the search box (keep the quotes, but replace ‘yourname’ with, well, your name). Watch as hilarity ensues. Here’s what I need:

David needs a wash (and I do!) It’s Tony’s love [...]

On that note.

After mentioning Orson Scott Card, I found this fascinating article discussing Ender’s Game and the ethics of violence therein. Stuff you don’t notice when you read a book at the tender age of 14. So perhaps I should qualify myself–Card and I see eye-to-eye on many things, but that doesn’t mean I think [...]


I’ve been doing lots of thinking, but no thoughts yet, and no writing that I can put up here (yet). I have been writing, though, which serves the purpose of the Tue/Fri schedule. Also been reading some interesting stuff. Read this if you have some time–it’s an interesting metaphor for the way [...]

PyWeek is over, and so am I.

PyWeek ended yesterday. We finished, just not with a complete game–more of a physics demo. It was quite a ride, and I learned a lot, so I’m glad I participated. Michal, our team leader, has a good summary of the week.

Geeking out: part II.

Referencing this, I have just discovered synergy, which is the coolest thing in the world. I have a desktop and a laptop, and they are now sharing one keyboard and one mouse over the network. You move the mouse to the edge of one screen and it shows up on the other. [...]

New update schedule.

In other news, from now on I’ll be updating this site on Tuesdays and Fridays, if the bridge holds and the creek don’t rise. If I miss an update, you, dear reader, are given permission to smite me.

Update: 2 months later

Well, I’ve done fairly well. I’ve missed a number of updates, and “Tuesdays [...]

A blogroll, please.

And on the same note as the prior aside, I now have a blogroll, just under the link list. These are sites that I read regularly; several of them are friends of mine (and they’re tagged as “friend” in!), so you might want to check them out.


Just a brief note: you can now take a peek at some of my latest bookmarks over there on the sidebar, under “my links”. You can also view my whole list (and search by tags) at (linked by “more” on the sidebar). Enjoy! If you have your own [...]


All possible two digit combinations, as one string of digits:

1234567898765432135792468642973147 4193366994488552277539596372582838 491817161511026203040506070809001

Please, feel free to check the math.

Volcanoes and news.

Mount St. Helens is erupting again, and for the second time in my life, I’m missing it. The first time, I was in the womb. This time, I’m not sure what my excuse is. Hearing familiar acronyms of the local news agencies–KATU, KOIN–brings an odd sense of homesickness, like a missing limb [...]