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Journal Journal: Performa 475 1

Yesterday a friend of mine found 2 Performa 475 while cleaning out his storage space, knowing I like really high electricity bills he gave them to me to play with. I quickly discovered that neither of them have network capability, unless you count serial/modem. So I will probably hook them into my internal POTS for network access.

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Journal Journal: Birthday Boy 3

I was 30 on the 23rd and I got:

- 3 packs of smokes
- an out of tune electric piano with a broken leg
- a packet of chocolate cookies
- a poetry book
- a board game with sheep
- all the beer I could drink
- some money for my new shelf system (very expensive)

I want a violin too... :(

D.

Supercomputing

Journal Journal: Grid Calculation Engine

Been playing around with a pre release version of Amie Grid Calculation Engine, made by the guys from Recursa. The current front-end application is an Excel plugin allowing the calculations to be done by the Grid Engine.

It's funny.  Laugh.

Journal Journal: Funny Quote 1

Capitalization is the difference between "I had to help my uncle Jack off a horse.." and "i had to help my uncle jack off a horse.."

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Journal Journal: Gmail Bug

I've discovered a problem with Google's Chat feature for users who have a high number users in their Google Chat - I have over 2500 entries in my address book. When the page is loaded after a successful login a script checks all the current/gmail users to check who is online, but with too many users the javascript in FireFox gets stuck in an 'endless' loop. The browser freezes within a number of seconds, which is not enough time to press the "standard without chat" selection at the bottom of

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Journal Journal: Strangest thing...

... is that I started blogging in 1999. I was asked to write SimpleNews1, a news input system able to create short bulletins on the front (or "landing page") page, this for the portal of the ISP I was working for.

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Journal Journal: Lost text in Journal message 2

I'll write some more once I have some time again, busy, busy... ;) All my friends I am reading your Journals, just not replying at the moment.

I was wondering, I had a discussion in somebodies Journal about my "I am become Shiva destroyer of worlds" sig, but damned google/Yahoo! doesn't return results for the discussion. It's passed out of my message history, but was in the beginning of 2005.

If you happen to remember/find it please post the link to me.

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Journal Journal: Journal Protection in GreaseMonkey

I've just written a Journal Protection script for GreaseMonkey. I had to after /. ate another of eno2001's JEs. I tested it with this JE, just to check that it works. And it looks like it does.

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Journal Journal: The Year In Review Meme.

[1] What did you do in 2005 that you'd never done before?
Traveled round Asia for 6 months; Asked a girl to marry me; Worked in Zurich; Snowboarded; can't think of any more...

[2] Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I never make any.

[3] Did anyone close to you give birth?
No, some got pregnant and miscarried, others are still walking round with a little human in their tummies.

[4] Did anyone close to you die?
Nope.

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Journal Journal: What I got for Christmas 5

I can sum it up in two words, a lot. All the presents are good; I'll read all the books, wash with all the soap, play with all the toys and even wear all the socks and boxers. But the best present I got was from my father, who gave each of us the sight of a child in the third world. IOW he paid for an operation so they could see.

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