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Sat 18 September 2004

The tidbits of week 38

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

University and work really have me in a strong grip, so here are some tidbits I gathered last week.

Our national technology proud - Philips - has a new slogan: "Sense and simplicity". Their previous one, "Let's make things better" lasted ten years, and now they where in for something new. They …

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Sun 12 September 2004

Party-induced comas considered healthy

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Finished my breakfast at about 3PM today after about 12 hours of sleep. That twelve hours compensated for the about 2.5 hours of sleep I got the night before, at Alex' place, after a night of drinking beer, wandering around looking for a train [missing the last one home …

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Wed 08 September 2004

Not dead yet(tm)

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

For those wondering, the wonderful thing called University has opened it's gates again and is sucking up lots of my precious time. As I'm planning to actually get my bachelor this year [that's about two years late :/ ], I've dived headlong into it. So, I'm not dead, only a bit occupied …

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Mon 30 August 2004

Good weather for hacking

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Hacking as in merrily-programming-at-various-projects-while-not-minding-your-surroundings hacking. At the moment, rain is pouring from the skies and thunder and lightning make the scene even more enjoyable. The calendar says it's still August but Zeus doesn't give a damn.

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Sat 28 August 2004

About mages

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

As Alex pointed out, computer literates are not the most important mages. He's completely right, and I didn't intend to put it that way. I've far more respect for the modern day medical specialists and technical engineers. However, why only count a "real life" engineer a modern day mage? OK …

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