dammIT

A rantbox

Tue 29 November 2005

Morphest 2005 coming to an end...

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

The last hacking session just ended and we're wrapping things up, packing stuff. I finally made aquamorph start Xfce4 properly [stupid permission thing on /tmp/.ICE-unix ...], so now I can start building a minimod modifying the user interface, making things a lot nicer for the user. Hopefully I can use …

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Mon 28 November 2005

Morphest 2005: Late night hacking

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

So this night I went to bed at 4AM, after having fiddled around trying to get Xfce4 to actually start up when booting aquamorph. It looks like the startup scripts don't call the startxfce4 script I was looking at, and I was looking at why the hell not ;)

Alex is …

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Fri 25 November 2005

Morphest 2005: First arrivals

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Alextreme and Gandalfar [Jure] have arrived a few hours ago after a really exciting *cough* trip, with Jure almost traveling half a day by plain [or rather: sitting around at the airport]. They've brought they're laptops and Alex his workstation/server and some miles of UTP cable. Too bad the …

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Wed 23 November 2005

What to do about clueless teachers

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm at this moment sitting in a room with some bored people, some people who're doing a presentation and a teacher, who's giving this new course for the first time. It's called Advanced Topics in Software Design, and it's quite fun, except for the moments I get the impression everyone …

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Sun 20 November 2005

Morphest 2005: HOWTO

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

The email I just sent out to the participants:

Hi folks,

as Morphest 2005 is drawing near, you would certainly want some additional information about what, how, where, when and why.

WHAT

Having fun, doing some Morphix stuff, getting to know each other better, drooling on gadgets, drinking beer, drinking …

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Wed 09 November 2005

The general quality of TV

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Recently the well-known small-cellphone-companies-eating Vodafone has been advertising with "the best of tv on your mobile" -- of course over UMTS, which is still expensive as hell. That's fine with me -- I simply don't use it -- but what amuses me is that they appearently define "the best of tv on your …

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