So, 5 months ago we bought a pair of laptops to replace our aging workhorses. I wanted an A64 processor, and decent video, so after some hunting I settled on a uniwill-based ABS G3 machine. We got 2 of them.
So... its been awhile since I've done the
In Feb/March they determined (after may a test) I had a 12mm stone in my left kidney, and a 4.5 mm stone in my right. The pain was getting worse, and I was put on vicadin. Needless to say my work suffered. I did have good days, but not enough. On doctors orders I began drinking lots and lots of water.
Ok, so last week I went to the doctor and found out that I probably have kidney stones - thus explaining the visible blood in my urine and extreme pain I've had reoccuring recently.
Today my X-Rays came back normal, so now I get to go have more tests done - one of which involves being injected with a radioactively tagged fluid that my kidneys will process. Joy.
I hate hopsitals.
Ok, so I mentioned my companie's website in a post - attached to a story about starting your own company. The post got moderated upto a 5, and now my site is getting hit. No big slashdot effect, but it's way more traffic than normal.
Warning: this post is very personal. I haven't exposed myself like this on slashdot before. If you don't want to hear about my mental problems, or don't care, don't read any further.
So, did anyone else who watched Return of the King notice the one general ork that looked kind of like Sloth from the goonies?
An interesting thing I just found in the karma FAQs:
Positive moderation of type 'funny' does not help your karma,
Negative moderation, even when against a highly rated joke, Does affect your karma.
So, jokes only have the potential to _lower_ your karma.
Anyone else find this rather odd?
So, a friend has an opteron server - 4 model 846s, to be exact, which he has been planning on using to redo his main webserver. Apparently he either got really curious, or he is serious about it, but he messaged me and asked:
"Does XP Pro support 4 processors?"
That'll be one monster workstation - too bad the video will be PCI.
Well, back in april I did a bunch of benchmarks on pre-release dual and quad processor Opteron servers. The kernel compiles were published (since they were done first), but the rest never made it up.
got so sick of him I makred his as a Foe. I'm not the first to do so, I doubt I'll be the last.
Relatedly, I have a fan I don't recognize, which is shameful considering how close our uids are.
Edit: When you edit a journal entry, it seems you loose the journal icon...!?
"Confound these ancestors.... They've stolen our best ideas!" - Ben Jonson