11 Feb 2002
(updated 11 Feb 2002 at 22:05 UTC) »
Keeping off the daily buzz of php development lists has
seriously improved the quality of my life. It's all working
on well enough, considering I can still read them via news.php.net when I so desire.
Meanwhile, I decided to kick PHP-GTK up a notch
and call the newly released version 0.5.0, since it is a
fairly mature product at this point. Alan keeps doing cool
stuff with it (but Alan, fix up the page so that other
browsers can view it too). More and more translations of the
doc are being done, and the doc itself is
ssb checked my tokenizer extension into the
PHP repository for me. Hopefully it'll find a good use.
I've also been working on a set of functions to perform
runtime object aggregation -- dynamically adding to/removing
from an object methods and member variables from a certain
I've finished reading The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers
- what an excellent book. Must check out other books by him.
Ripped through Dust by Charles Pellegrino in about a
day; interesting premise, science, bad characters.
Blondie 24 by David Fogel is very good, even though
it lacks any code behind the project. I've
always been fascinated by neural networks, AI, etc. Slowly
making my way through Pratchett's The Wyrd Sisters,
don't know why, but reading the previous ones seemed to go
much faster. Up next, The Wooden Sea by Jonathan
Carroll and probably Lenin's Tomb. Some days I will
have to find time to re-read the good books I've already read.
I've been on a strict mass-preserving/fat-burning workout
diet for the last 2 weeks: 300g of protein/60g of fiber a
day, very few complex carbs. Also added flaxseed oil to my
menu. Consuming prodigious amounts of whey protein,
glutamine, and creatine and using fitday.com to manage all
that. Workouts 4 times a week. Ugg, I hurt now.
I've been looking at Sony Cybershot DSC-S75 digital camera -
$519 is the cheapest I can find. Maybe someone will be nice
and give me a present.