Monthly Archives March 2004


I’ve been sick for the last little while, hence few updates. Getting better (very) slowly, and there’s nothing to worry about, but that’s why I haven’t been around much. Timwi got me looking at Wikipedia again earlier, and I think I’m getting hooked. Wrote my first full entry tonight, on Hot Hot Heat. I really […]

Now, I don’t know if this is true

What the?

I just noticed that I only type correctly-ish with my left hand. My right hand jumps all over the place to type with the index and middle finger only, except for enter/shift with the pinky and backspace and slash with the ring finger. I thought for a while about why this might be — right […]

Linux-based audio toys

Lately I have been playing with the Planet CCRMA audio metadistribution for Red Hat and Fedora. Stanford’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics is a very well-known computer music institution, and they have set up an apt-rpm repository which features two metapackages: one contains a low-latency (and soon, preemptible) Linux 2.4 kernel and […]

“Start with Muhammad Ali spending 40 minutes discussing tooth decay.”

Flooterbuck infobot v1.2 released

Exciting news for infobot-lovers everywhere: We’ve just released flooterbuck v1.2, which is the first release in Quite Some Time. No more of this “Don’t get the release, get a CVS checkout”, no sirree — 1.2 is the first release of a Release Early, Release Often strategy that will hopefully last longer than one release. A […]

Mitel lands Auchan

Yay us! 40k sets is a yoooj install — while our press release calls it France’s largest VoIP contract, this is probably the world’s largest all-VoIP rollout yet. (We had a bigger one with Chicago Public Schools but that was a hybrid solution.) Slowly regaining job security is good for my mental health.

Cubicle photos

Because I am a dork, I took pictures of my cubicle at work. You can see there how well the big concrete column provides an enclosed office for me. You can also see that I am drowning in grey. I welcome decorating suggestions of appropriate taste (it’s the first cubicle on the floor) and style […]