Older blog entries for ewan (starting at number 5)

It has been a day back to work and doing that "people thing" that managers have to do. hey-ho.

No code. Not one line. But I kicked off some scripts, and learnt about the command line tool "split"

Obessive browsing due to the fact that I have posted an article. Interesting to see what sort of effect this has on the projects.

Must do some ...serious... work today

Zach Garner explained that he just thought I was worthy of status. Two things I now want on advogato

  • Ability to message people somehow (otherwise what is the point!)
  • a search advogato box...

Long haul from london to cambridge. Hacked a little bit more on the Wise2 "stripper" system for speed up. Nice little recursive function in there. Not tested. Also - to take advantage of it I need to write something down in the Dynamite compiler. Oh vey!

Came into the house, and dan has left it like a tip! Geez. Tidied the front room. yes - you guessed it - the TV does not work and I have some "proper" work to do. Hence work avoidance.

Andrew Dalke kindly upgraded me to journeyman status as did someone else (Zachgarner - who I don't know - did he just browse my home page? Or does he know me?) I am thinking about posting an article about bioinformatics. Might as well let people know we are out here. "Hacking the genome..."

Better go for a run and see if I can burn out some of these calories.

I got pissed off with no one certifying me so I put myself as a journyer. The very sensible system logged the upgrade but then did not change my status. Bugger. Waiting for someone (andrew?) do the right thing.

Today I spent helping Barley (girlfriend) move her stuff in preparation for going to central america. Lots of stuff to move into cellars etc. When she comes back we should be moving into a flat together in london. Whey-Hey! (I think!)

Set up people with accounts on bio.perl.org which is always nice Another project gets started (bioperl-das-client) and people are much more likely to work together these days

I have to finish off an article for IBM systems journal and I've just got another request for a vision style article. Hmmmm. I must be losing my coding touch.

Ian should be on this. I'll suggest it to him.

Flew back from CA today. In the lounge (yup- I went business. Boy do I like consulting) I wrote a little more into the virtual contig rewrite I have to do.

I also started on a project to speed one aspect of my code up - it was much easier than I thought!

Back in london. I wonder if there are any other bioperlers or bioinformaticians on advogato...

yes. This is my first entry. I wonder whether I will keep this up ;)

I am working over in the CA, wasting time before I track a reasonably nasty bug in some old code. Well... <sigh> I had better get around this.

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