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I’ve Moved!
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Yes, indeedy! I have my own domain now. Expect many things to appear here in the future including a diplomacy game server as well as other fun development related stuff. Slowly I will get all my old Blogger entries over to this server.
Public Service Announcement
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Every time that you support the RIAA or MPAA in their misguided DRM crusade, whether it is to restrict innovations in technology or to sue their fanbase, it is also true that:
Forget Longhorn
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I know many fine folks on the net have expressed their disappointment regarding the next version of Windows codenamed Longhorn. At first I was very excited. The proposed WinFS which would track files using a relational database was an ambitious and worthwhile project, as are the Avalon and Indigo projects.
Today’s Moment Of Truth
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Gas to get to Best Buy and back: $0.75 Cost of a discount DVD: $9.99 Hearing “Greetings, Starfighter!” one more time: Priceless
A Legend Is Born
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I found this link on the blog of my friend British Chris. You do not even have to be a gamer to appreciate this. Leeroy has set a new standard in stupidity and it is pretty hilarious listening to his friends reaction to him.
Apple: Just As Evil
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This may not sound very hip in these days of iTunes, iPod and the Mac Mini, but I really dislike Apple. I have always thought that Apple products as a whole were ridiculously over-hyped, and that their performance was not nearly outstanding enough to merit the rabid fan base they had developed.
I Am Such An Open Source Whore
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It’s true. I see an open source application and I get all excited. Hey, baby! You want to come play with me for a while??? Oh, it gets me hot!
I Am Dumb
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So one of the coolest things my dad got me for my birthday was a new computer desk to replace the cunningly stacked boxes that I have been using the last few weeks.
Quick Update Before Bed
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For those of you interested in the Diplomacy game server I am working on, I have made some real serious progress in the last couple days. I think the database schema is close to being done, and I am pretty proud of what I have come up with so far.
Is It Not Nifty?
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I am trying to post daily here, but I have a bit of a headache so my more substantial postings will have to wait. In the meantime, I highly recommed you read the online comic strip Sluggy Freelance.


On Gaming And Other Diseases
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I have been reading blogs again after a short hiatus and in catching up with the material I missed I have encountered several entries regarding gaming. The question that seems to arise from all of them is: why do men get so drawn into these video games?
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I have not been posting much recently because that which I have dreaded has occurred. I broke down and purchased an Xbox. For two weeks it has owned my soul, but I have begun to regain some of my independence.
I Do Not Steal Children
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Okay, I have a confession. Please do not hold it against me, but I am a Data Gypsy. I have no computer of my own due to a long series of unfortunate mishaps so I must travel and use what computing resources are available to me.
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Sometimes, it is better to leave things a mystery. Most people think they are dull. I just spent an hour trying to explain this project I am working on at my job.
Story Pt. 1
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My Inner Geek is alive and well. Last night my friend and I completely geeked out to the Star Wars DVD trilogy. It is the simple things in life you treasure.