Toyed a bit with db(4) C++ interface after messing with flat file databases.
Turns out I lost my OpenGL and Scheme toys in the fs crash a while ago. Oh, well. Nothing important there anyway.
"Only wimps use tape backup: real men just upload their important stuff on ftp, and let the rest of the world mirror it ;)" -- Linus Torvalds
Bought a new guitar (Steinberger) a while ago. I guess that's news too. Source of much recovery.
Life and work as usual. Reading a lot more about electronics and medieval history and culture.