Because you obviously had too much spare time. Grow Tower is now up for your Grow pleasure. My best while tinkering this morning is 14, but already the animations make me want to try for higher.
Gruff skier is gruff! Originally uploaded by eidolon That was a great day of skiing. This was yesterday (Saturday), up at Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, MA. Zach and I went up for a good chunk of the day, hauling our food and other goodies in ourselves (Holy cats is food there expensive. Better to justRead More
Someone on a chat channel mentioned this site, and I’ve been browsing it off and on over the last few days. The site is TVtropes.org, and is a vast collection of ‘tropes’ found not just in television, but in comics, manga, and film. A trope, according to the home page: Tropes are devices and conventionsRead More
My Political ViewsI am a left social libertarianLeft: 5.16, Libertarian: 3.93 My Foreign Policy ViewsScore: -6.68 My Culture War StanceScore: -6.67Political Spectrum Quiz I’m a little surprised at the strong libertarian side of things, as I consider myself a socialist. Some of the questions were… tricky in that I could have answered them in aRead More
I’ve had my iPhone for a few months now, and gone through the brain replacement that’s sometimes necessary to use Apple products, so I think it’s time to talk about some of my favorite iPhone applications. At the top right now is AirShare from Avatron. It’s a simple app that starts up on the iPhoneRead More
My current employer is looking for a senior Perl developer. We’re located out in Littleton, MA. Full details of the position behind the cut. Feel free to poke me for any details. We use the standard LAMP (where P = Perl here) stack, in CGI / mod_perl configurations.
Hey, this could be fun. I’ve set up a script that watches twitter for the hashtag ‘#arisia’. When it finds a tweet with that in the message, the script retweets the message over to @arisia. So, if you’re coming to Arisia, and use twitter, add @arisia to your follow list, and join the conversations inRead More
Yawl as of January 2009 Originally uploaded by eidolon (How geeky is it that I blog pictures of my computers?) Continuing the ‘home sick during a snowstorm’ thread, today I set up a couple machines in Chez Geek for ripping and tackled my backlog of CD’s from my great cd un-casing. The trick here wasRead More
Being home sick makes me turn my attention to gaming. I’ve gotten back into Puzzle Pirates, and that’s been good for multiplayer, general quiet entertainment. I’ve backed off on Eve Online, for a number of reasons (not being home / in front of a windows game machine all the time is pretty key). Last nightRead More
Well, I’ve gone and done it. Connect away, ya’ll! My profile at LinkedIn. Still needs a lot of polishing and finessing, but it’s a start.
When the workshop is up and functioning at Mosaic this will be one of my first projects. I see it now. I hope I can do half as good a job as this fellow has. Giant Atari Joystick bedside lamp Found via UniqueDaily.
I’m looking for suggestions on how best to set up filesystem services for my local network. I’ve built out a decent fileserver (‘yawl’, running Ubuntu Linux) with a series of external HD’s, and I want to make those filesystem(s) available to client machines. There’s a couple caveats. Whatever solution I use has to have theRead More
It’s certainly no secret that I’ve been a KDE fan for ages. I’ve been using KDE as my primary Linux desktop for going on 10 years now. In all that time, I’ve made occasional forays into GNOME, but every time ran in fear at the sheer idiocy of the interface. Either it was too ‘smart’Read More