Aaargh! Frustration! Fscking bloody segfaults! Fscking bloody so-called high-level languages! I hate C!
Or perhaps I just need some sleep.
Doing something impulsive is good for you. I was feeling very grumpy this morning (afternoon, more exactly), and after sitting on my room for a couple of hours, not doing anything except getting more and more irritated by my flatmates and a guy who is visiting, something had to be done. So I went to town (45 mins subway), ate kebab and saw "High Fidelity", which I've been meaning to see for some time now. Loved the book, the movie is also very good. Of course, I very much recommend reading the book first, as always, but having said that, I think the actors fit my mental image of their roles very well. You should see it too.
Congrats, jlp. A day late, but I blame the timezones.
The conference was better than expected. Theo de Raadt was great, he summarized the OpenBSD philosophy very clearly, I think. He sold me on it, at least. I need more machines, triple booting would just suck... What little I saw of alans talk was good too, but starting at 9:00 is just inhumane!
Wooo! I'm so lame! I've got this interesting project to work on, and what do I do? Buy Quake 3 and a GeForce 2 (MX, though). Yeah, nice move. But I'll try to make something happen soon. Maybe tonight.
I'm at work. I'm bored. Bah. Tomorrow I'll attend a conference called "The Open Source Revolution" here in Stockholm. It promises to be a really stupid event with lot's of big names giving talks about entry-level stuff for what I'm guessing* will be a clueless audience: Alan Cox talks about "The penguin world - an introduction to Linux" for 1 hour and 10 minutes, Poul-Henning Kamp gives an introduction to FreeBSD (1h), Theo de Raadt sez: "Building operating systems for the Internet - security is part of the foundation, not an add-on" (50min) and Matthias Kalle Dalheimer talks about KDE (50min). Notice a pattern?
Ah well, maybe it'll be fun. Better than working, anyway.
* Don't know why. Gut feeling.
Have been spectacularily inefficient this weekend. Zero work done. Recompiled the kernel on my home machine last night (new NIC), but managed to forget the ReiserFS patch. Ooops, no /home.
Hmmm, the certifications seem a little odd these days. I've got a number of Apprentice certs from different people, but I recently lost my Apprentice level. Others come in directly from the street, get one Journeyer cert and wham, they're Journeyers. But hey, I'm just envious.
I did my first little contribution to a free project yesterday, a Swedish translation of GNU Keyring for PalmOS. Not much, but it's a start. Wish I had a Palm, so I could try it out.
I've started reading up on Ogg Vorbis. New area, lots to learn.
I'm green again, so I no longer think the certs are strange.
Ummm... Well, I still do. Slightly. I'll have to take a look at the trust metric writeup and the code. Later. In the meantime, I was thinking about plotting the thing, inspired by the recent Debian keyring plotting. Anyone got tips on how to get at the trust relationships easier than browsing down /person/ and parsing a lot of HTML?
Still reading vorbis docs. Nah, who am I kidding, just came back from watching TV. But I did read on the subway home from work. I understand some of it. Much more than before. That's good.
Alright, anyone need a hand with a project?
Available: Programmer with acceptable Python skills and poor but not totally nonexistent C and Java skills. I can express myself reasonably well in English and Swedish but have no experience in technical writing. Current interests include (but are not at all limited to) cryptography, object-oriented design, markup languages and databases.
software project in need of help with clearly defined
things. Please don't answer like "Yeah, we've got a cool
project. Help yourself.", because I seem to lose focus
quickly in such cases. I suspect I will become more able of
independent action after I get a feeling for the project,
but I will need some help to get in.
I have no big problems with doing other stuff than programming, but I would love to be able to contribute code.
Thanks in advance.
Waaah! I'm gray! Which is, of course, exactly what I should be, but hey! I better get of my ass and start contributing.
Galeon is looking good.
Today, I found out that several people actually think my homepage is funny. That's nice, always feels good to make someone laugh. Almost always, anyway.
I don't want to work with sysadmining. I don't think it's much fun, and I'm not particularily good at it either.
I'm unable to write paragraphs consisting of more than a few sentences. I should go to bed.
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