Monthly Archives: November 2007

Rambling Thoughts

Funny things happen to me at the end of a software release (we have one every six months) especially now that they occur at the same time as the end of the semester. My finals are almost over — less … Continue reading

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Everybody needs real estate

Lisa says that using two monitors moves me further in the direction of nerdy. What do you think?

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Getting to Know All about You, pt. 5 – Fun Stuff

It’s Friday . . . at least until I go to sleep, when it magically turns into Saturday. Here are some fun feeds to explore over the weekend. xkcd (feed): You’ll probably like it more if you’re geeky, but as … Continue reading

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Andrea Robbins and Max Becher

Everything worked out fine in my schedule, and I was able to get into Boston to attend the PRC lecture given by Max Becher and Andrea Robbins. I’m so glad that I was able to go. I really liked their … Continue reading

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Clickin’ it old school

After about a year of thinking it over, I finally bought myself a Toyo View 45CF large format field camera. I’m now officially retro . . . old school. More details to follow.

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The Cognitive Style of Microsoft Project

Salut, mes amis. It’s that time of the semester again where I don’t write as much here as I would like because I’m busy writing old school project documents as part of my coursework. Last fall I wrote a software … Continue reading

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Lazyweb Requests

Dear Lazyweb and/or entrepreneurs, Here’s what I would like for Christmas or whenever you can get around to it: A smart card that stores all of my memberships and reward/affinity programs. Imagine one card that has my drugstore, supermarket, bookstore, … Continue reading

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Getting to Know All about You, pt. 4 – Typography

At The MathWorks, new hires have to post a brief introduction about themselves. The messages are rather formulaic and goß a little something like this: Hi, I’m Jeff Mather, a not-so-new software engineer in the Image and Scientific Data Formats … Continue reading

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