Papers have been piling up. Papers that were very enthusiastically printed out many weeks ago. Fresh, un-crumpled. The title page of some of them have been doodled over, and that’s about all the research I’ve been doing.
Jorge Cham‘s Power of Procrastination talk at Penn is still fucking with my head. He made a very strong case for procrastination.
The cost to get a simple wrist sprain checked, comes to $1222 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. It’s surprising that my insurance covered the entire amount.
I’m now a Netflix fanboy. I’m a walking and talking Netflix advertisement. I’ve got them at least one other customer, and rave about how awesome it is to every other person I meet.
I’m getting pretty fed up of people asking me about which laptop to buy. My loyalty is with the Lenovo ThinkPads. And I end up having an almost identical conversation with each of these guys, describing each of the ThinkPad’s capabilies (and yes, I do get very passionate when detailing the X series), and get most of them to decide on a Lenovo.
By the way, solid-state-drive prices have fallen to around $300. My laptop’s 64GB SSD doesn’t seem so luxurious anymore.
Every six months, when the Ubuntu release cycle reaches Alpha 4 or Alpha 5, I do an
upgrade-manager -d. And every single time, I end up telling myself Never Again.
git is awesome!
I’ve given up on trying to be a good conversationalist. I still don’t know how to ask people their names. I still don’t know how to introduce myself. I still avoid talking to people. But the food is good. Social gatherings are a dilemma.
Having a password of 9u35t for your guest account, is not a good idea. Especially if your laptop has a public IP on the internet.