USPS. One sexy biatch.

I just realized while feverously trying to mail my cancellation request for a magazine subscription that some door to door salesman forced down my throat that the US Postal Service is actually pretty amazing. I can take my letter, poorly handwrite an address on it and in a few days …

Honestly.

So I was in Game Development class today trying to figure out why the hell my OGGs files woudln’t play correctly in UT2k4 (corrupt file or perhaps a depreciated ogg decoder?). We were having a production day, except that Professor Naylor and the TA were going around to everyone to …

Making the switch?

You know, there is something to be said for an operating system that is not just simple (for that’s not a fair judgement) or easy to use, but elegant. And the supreme irony of it all is that I few years ago I would never thought I would be saying …

Something good for humanity

I gave blood Tuesday. It’s been over a year since I have done so and I thought it was overdue. Ever since my mom fell ill my Sophomore year of High School I have really been able to see the reason in taking a mere 40 or so minutes out …

Renaissance Fair 2004

Last weekend Corey and I went to the Texas Renaissance Fair for the 4th year in a row. I guess at this point one might call it something of a tradition. If nothing else, the trip is worth it just to see Ded Bob. This time we actually ventured out …

Butterfly

k this post would have been longer if X11 had not crashed on my ass (hey it is a beta and it’s free). Oh well. In any case, I just finished watching the movie I had to watch for Spanish, and I have to say it was pretty good. Butterfly …

From the Hardware Designer’s Mouth

There is something to be said for hearing from one of Intel’s hardware designer’s (and I think one of the big designers) the horrors of x86. I quote “…because I am in bed with Microsoft”. We had Professor Lee teach our class today instead of our normal professor. From what …

Week of Suck

Well what a week last week was. Not to say that it was really the worst week I have ever had, but it was perhaps the only week in my college career where I had three tests: Spanish on Monday, Computer Architectures on Tuesday and Computer Networks on Thursday. I …