I read a lot. Mostly I read blog posts, picked out from my Google Reader stream. I read these all in a blur, constantly hitting the ‘j’ key (a shortcut for next), generally restricting my gaze to the headline, only occasionally stopping to read the article text itself. Often the entry is a description of […]
This will be booring. On Sunday I sat down to do some coding work that I had been procrastinating on1. Computer booted up, I logged in…and it hung. Did the ctrl-shift-backspace thing, but the screen just displayed what looked like memory codes and some failure messages. Restarted a couple times and decided that my system […]
I’m going to try to sound more like Andy Rooney1 up here on this blog. Also, how about I indicate when the boooring technical notes begin and end with technical and interesting. This is one of my favorite xkcd comics. It really speaks to my experience. Usually I can pull away before I’ve finished registering […]
An instance of obsessive behavior: trying out various WordPress themes, tweaking the CSS to look right, making sure the code highlighting is the same color as my gvim theme. Perhaps for hours. This by way of giving myself permission to stop.
My life continues apace. At the moment, I’m looking for a job for the summer and onward1 , hopes fairly high. Going to Hawaii on Tuesday2. Trends: obsessive behavior competence? health? An example of the first is the playing of this game. Probably I get in at least one game a day, usually more. A […]