dammIT

A rantbox

Thu 06 March 2008

The power of linking

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Today I got a curious email on my university's address. I have an old and a bit defunct website on my webspace there, which contains among other things a small photo album and a links page. Today I got an email from an Indonesian-sounding person [attached was a picture of …

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Wed 05 March 2008

Coffee

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

One day you *too* will go to your grocery store to buy some new coffee [as your supply is empty], and will come home with bread, Filet Américain and other stuff, and no coffee.

Guess I really need it ;)

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Tue 04 March 2008

Spring day

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Today I went to my university for a talk about a practical I'm working on [some program that has multiple computers in a cluster calculate on a certain problem], and which I've been pulling my hairs out over, as it wouldn't stop deadlocking and doing other wondrously erratic things. The …

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Fri 29 February 2008

Annoying car drivers

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

On my way back from work earlier this week, I was driving on the 80km regional road from the city I work in [completely in the north] to the bigger city connected to a real highway. It's a really boring road, almost arrow straight, constructed alongside a canal. Max speed …

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Fri 29 February 2008

A more personal weblog

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

My girlfriend mentioned a little while ago that she likes vermyndax' weblog better, because he posts personal stuff between the more technical parts. Darn you Verm for stealing my GF's attention like that ;) She has a point though.

I'm not posting that much personal stuff here on purpose, as I …

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Wed 13 February 2008

Interesting day

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Today I woke up with both my servers being down; always a good way to start your day. higgs [my new vserver], turned out to not have booted after a reboot of the real server its located on - a simple 'boot' in the Xen console sufficed. The crew is investigating …

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