dammIT

A rantbox

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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Thu 07 February 2008

Started my Master research project

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

If you missed me for a few days [right...], I've been on my new working place, the office of a department of the Dutch navy that designs, integrates and implements the various devices on board of a ship. Internet use is limited, so communication with the outside world has slowed …

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Thu 31 January 2008

v26

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I was very pleasantly surprised this morning by my girlfriend with a breakfast-on-bed service :)

Breakfast on bed with candles


She got me the Zen TV DVD - Video Retrospective with a bunch of video clips of great music and even a video mash-up! I'm currently browsing it on my laptop [libdvdcss sure comes handy]. Really nice …

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