dammIT

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Fri 23 March 2007

Lightweight soda drink bottles

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

  1. Open closet door
  2. Notice how all empty bottles come crashing down on you
  3. Sigh and try to stuff them back on the shelf
  4. Start to get more annoyed because they won't stay upright
  5. Direct some angry kicks inside the closet
  6. Find that this doesn't solve your problem
  7. Patiently [while fuming …

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Thu 01 March 2007

Dealing with annoying passengers

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

If you are sitting next to someone who irritates you on a plane or train follow these instructions:

  1. Quietly and calmly open up your laptop case
  2. Remove your laptop
  3. Start up
  4. Make sure the guy who is annoying you, can see the screen
  5. Close your eyes and tilt your head …

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Sat 24 February 2007

Geeking out on FOSDEM

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm currently sitting in the bar, having finished my Curry Chicken sandwich [well, baguette], and my dose of sugared caffeine [also known as Coca Cola]. The event is turning out really interesting, with too many talks I want to attend. Until I find a way of cloning myself to attend …

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Fri 23 February 2007

Linux and FOSDEM

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm leaving in a few hours to the nice city of Brussels [just south of Amsterdam, but in the country Belgium ;)], to attend FOSDEM 2007 with some other geeks. Looks like it's going to be quite some fun, completely geeking out, sharing ideas and listening to talks on our favourite …

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