dammIT

A rantbox


Wed 13 August 2008

Mario Kart

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

What does it tell me when I see a bump in the road and I want to whip up my controller so I get a speed boost? Especially when I remember I'm in my own car, not on a speedy Mach Bike...

Also, it's great fun trying to win from …

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Mon 11 August 2008

Embedded journalism

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Today in our coverage on the War on Logic: my home town. An important cross road is being revamped - which is good - but work on it has been going on for a while. Because it's the main connection to the highway it's always busy, especially during rush hour in the …

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Fri 08 August 2008

Linkage

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I got a shady proposal from the webmaster of a gambling site, suggesting a deal to increase pagerank for us both. I wonder how many people will actually agree to do this...

From: "Chris R. Bershad  <webmaster@playershome.com>" <webmaster@playershome.com>>
To: Me
Subject: Freelance Link Developer
Date: Thu …

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Thu 31 July 2008

Warm day

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

OK, you can consider a day too hot when a visit to a nicely air conditioned hairdresser is preferred above sitting in your cave, slowly getting cooked.

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Fri 25 July 2008

Digital Archeology

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Yesterday a thought struck me again, and I decided to finally dive into my collection of old harddisks. I even found the archive with old Outlook Express .dbx files. Yes, there was a time I used windows and even that crappy e-mail client that shipped with it, as Thunderbird didn't …

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Mon 21 July 2008

d'oh

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Hm, my hate of ISP's has got a slight boost today. I remotely work at my thesis in the vim editor on my home server through ssh, using subversion for version control etc. Currently, I'm at work. My ISP had planned to transfer our account to their new system …

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