Interesting conversation with voltron last night. All quite thought-provoking.
Must go and do homework now.
Monday, Third Day of Long weekend
Went to the new office today by noon time and started hacking.
I'm staying till 9:00 tonight and going back to school later.
I'll have to do all my homework tomorrow.
ps. I got a bag from the office, I'm a happy person. I also got a pass card and stuff. Cool.
Had dinner with others. Too much fun.
Will have to do homework tomorrow.
Contemplating whether or not I should go for a Digital camera, DC-210 or an iPAQ. iPAQ is winning right now.
Need to catch up on Evolution work.
Maybe I am feeling better, or maybe my sense are just numb.
Started to understand all full meaning of the 'Life sucks + Loneliness' journal entries posted here. Au meme temps, I also realized how sad and pitiful this all is.
Got my GNOME cvs account.
Been procrastinating all day, feeling kinda down.
Now this happened.
Heard tonight that a guy from school last year, Ben H.(lived in the same dorm as I did for two years) died last friday. Died, just like that. Found dead next to a bus-stop in San Francisco.
He was Class of 2000, I am class of 2001. He graduated last year, I'm graduating this year.
I definitely don't feel like working tonight.
On a sidenote:
The school winter production this year is the tectonic threater company's Laramie Project, a story about the hate crime that happened in Laramie, WY, 3 years ago resulting in the death of gay UW student Matthew Shepherd.
It was an excellent play, and very moving.
Somehow, however, now that Ben H. also died, this all feels kinda strange.
Life is okay. Tired.
My arm still hurts.
I have to write two papers this weekend, one for English on Lolita and another for French.
I am busy this weekend.
Planning on spending some time with voltron to do our NeXTStep rip-off services applet.
My name is Duncan Mak, this is my new nick. I used to be mustapha.
Anyhow, been working hard. It's good that the movie is shot, hopefully it won't come back all black. Been busy trying to help out the evolution build process.
Been reading Stopshowers!, a book about the creation of Windows NT. It's pretty interesting stuff. From what I gather, they did checkins without version control when they were working on NT ('91-'93, when i was still in elementary school) The book talked of a whiteboard in the Build lab for writing down names of files to check-in, and coders "working in the Build lab to hand in the code." How quaint!
Deep C Programming has been good. I really need to find time to code some shell stuff for Evolution now. Oh by the way, I'm happy that I got the only perfect score on my last AP Computer Science test.
Saw the school's Varsity basketball game instead of coding. We lost, but the game wasn't too good. Lots of contact and fouls. People jumping up in the air and then slamming down hard on the floor.
Not a good sight.
Finally finished all remaining work. My Work Mail vfolder is empty once again.
Handed in my timesheet. I'll have money soon.
I have lots of homework, but it's also superbowl night with 'Matrix'-style instant-replay. Decisions decisions.
On Fridays, I don't have anymore classes after 11:45, so I decided to go into the city today.
I went into the office and met some old friends, and made some new ones. That was fun.
Looking at ettore code is really motivational, he's so good with emacs, it's scary. Maybe I just haven't seen enough of crazy coding action.
I officially signed in to become a hacking monkey, that makes me happy.
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