dammIT

A rantbox


Thu 12 August 2004

Need sleep

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

OK, I figured that when I have to work [or want to do anything productive in general], I should sleep the night before. I went to bed at around 2AM [think it was even later], for the zillionth time the day before I have to work. Luckily, there's such a …

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Wed 11 August 2004

The problem with information

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Ever since I was a kid I read lots; hundreds of books before even turning twelve. The Commodore 64 and our 386 wheren't that great sources of written information. They where great fun [spell: great games], but computers got me reading when I started to learn myself Delphi. You can …

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Thu 05 August 2004

Body, mind and keys

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

What is it with computer "geeks" like me and doing computer stuff for hours and hours and then some? I have to be reminded sometimes to get something to drink or even get breakfast. I've more than once had breakfast at 3PM while being awake since 11AM or even earlier …

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Mon 02 August 2004

Fiddling with gpg keys

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm currently playing with GPG tools [like enigmail for mozilla-thunderbird - just do an "apt-get install mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail"!] and gpg frontend [seahorse] to finally get a GPG key of my own. What is a software developing geek in this world without GPG key? ;)

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Thu 29 July 2004

Random tidbits, lots of work

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Just discovered cowsay thanks to Vermyndax on #morphix at irc.freenode.org . Together with fortunes you get gems like:

 _________________________________ 
< Remember the... the... uhh..... >
 --------------------------------- 
        \   ^__^
         \  (**)\_______
            (__)\       )\/\
             U  ||----w |
                ||     ||

And [shut your eyes if you find this offensive]:

 _________________________________________
/ The only way to get rid of a temptation \
| is to …

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