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27 Jul 2000 (updated 28 Dec 2006 at 03:30 UTC) »

Man I have got to learn spanish more. I watched a very interesting flick last night call Abre los Ojos (Open your eyes). Weird psychological movie, but good, and it even has some sci-fi elements.

On that note, does anyone know of any good resources for finding foreign jobs in the computer industry (specifically in Spain)? I think I want to move to Spain so i can learn Spanish better. A long vacation is too expensive and not nearly good enough. Feel free to email me at

Not much coding done last night, was kind of in a "lump" mood.

Tried getting back on IRC last night, but found that I had turned off one of my services as a security measure (I think it was named), and wasn't getting authenticated. Now just to find the time to turn it back on...

ARRRRGGGG!!! I am at work, which is tech support. If you are in tech support then you know what I am talking about. I was just on the phone with a woman for 20 minutes, and the ONLY problem was that she wasn't clicking "OK" to get out of a window, and she couldn't follow my %@#%ing instructions!!!!

Grr. Okay, I'm feeling better now. Luckily her six year old came on and configured it correctly.

Hmm.. Last night I watched The Ninth Gate, with Johnny Depp. It was actually a decent film, which I certainly hadn't expected. It also had a sort of timeless quality to it, where there was no real evidence to date the film. You saw a computer in one scene, but you never saw him operate it. Sort of like Payback. Kinda cool.

For some reason my CD-R drive is burning iso files into discs that can't be read by any other drive. What a pain. I've had this problem before, I'm just trying to rememeber how I fixed it that time. Just trying to burn redhat CDs for a couple of my friends so they can start on Linux.

I just read that WINE now supports DiabloII, but not Battle.net. If only there were a good way to emulate games that use Glide!! DiabloII and Half Life: Counterstrike are the only things still keeping windows on my machine. One day all games will be put out with a linux version.

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