dammIT

A rantbox


Fri 25 August 2006

Dictionary.com blurp

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I kinda like the restyle they did, but the special chars in the pronounciation key of their "Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.0.1)" source don't turn up right here [Firefox shows the unicode char-not-found character, which doesn't look that well in their nice clean site ;)].

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Fri 25 August 2006

Wrapping things up

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

OK, my two readers are getting a tad tired about this subject I guess, but today I'm making a list of all things, projects, courses etc I've laying around and prioritising them, hoping to mod quite a lot down the level of "todo this year". That's really necessary as I …

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Wed 23 August 2006

Broke

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

BTW, did I mention we actually, positively, really spent way too much money on clothing today? Oh well, us poor students need to get some decent clothes once a year too ;)

And then to think we want to buy a car this weekend too. Thank the Light for savings accounts …

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Wed 23 August 2006

How to stop being haunted

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

As I posted earlier on, being haunted by unfinished projects and uninteresting courses at University isn't great fun exactly. Now this is general knowledge, but how does this lazy procrastinating programming and randomly surfing geek do something about it? Of course, "getting a grip" on the situation and myself is …

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Mon 21 August 2006

Haunted

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Am I cursed? I have the very annoying "habit" to have projects and unfinished courses haunting me. Cleaning my slate hasn't succeeded as yet. Maybe I should be a bit less overzealous on the project side and actually wrap up some of the exiting projects I embarked on and finishing …

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Thu 17 August 2006

Ideas for a personal network

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Some ideas for a modularised set of gadgets that work together in a personal network [e.g., "on the body"]:

  • PDA [provides touch sensitive screen, other input possibilities, wifi, some storage]
  • Music player [provides hdd storage, has small screen and controls for standalone functioning]
  • Cellphone [provides gsm/3G uplink, possibly …

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Thu 17 August 2006

Grumble

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

After finding my wallet in time, finding my old bike mysteriously locked and needing to put some air in the tires of my better bike, but still being in time for my train, I got booted out of it two stations down the track needing to buy a ticket because …

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