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Wed 07 May 2008

Observations #412

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Today is a beautiful day. It's warm and sunny, the woman are pretty in their summer clothes and statistics class only tool 23 minutes. Hell, even the grad student giving the practical was pretty.

After that, I spent about an hour trying to get on the campusnet with my N810 …

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Mon 05 May 2008

Ordering hardware

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

So I ordered some new hardware parts for building a decent workstation a while ago. Today I received the first batch: two 750GB sata hdd's, making a nice grand total of 1.5TB :)

However, I also received an email stating that the processor I ordered - a Intel core2duo E8400 3GHz …

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Fri 25 April 2008

Things that make me hum

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

This morning I was sitting in my car driving towards work. I had some nice music on the stereo and the sun was starting to warm the land. These are conditions in which I naturally start to hum along with the music, even singing along. This Wednesday was even better …

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Tue 08 April 2008

And then there where only 7

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

My girlfriend and I have been blessed with all our grandparents alive when we got to know each other. Because of this, we each got to know two extra couples of great people. Thankfully they are relatively young and only suffer the occassional illnesses and annoyances everyone eventually encounters when …

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Tue 08 April 2008

Debugging Voice over IP

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Yesterday our provider [Speedlinq, or Telfort Internet or GreenISP or whatever they want to call themselves nowadays] switched to another VoIP platform for ADSL connections. They sent a letter with a cd-rom for changing the settings in VoIP-enabled ADSL modems, but we have a VoIP phone, with SIP routed through …

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