If the internet was a person, it would be a reverse Charlie (from Flowers for Algernon). It would start out as an interesting, convivial thinker and degrade into a dirty old man in a yellow raincoat yelling about “throat yogurt” and “herbal viagel.”
I’ve been annoyed at my performance at work these last two weeks. Yesterday it was really coming to a head, as I was accomplishing too little /and/ was having incredible hand pain. I even put aside my beloved IBM m101 to use a Belkin split keyboard. So far, so good. I need to see if I can find one with the \ in the right place, though, above the carriage return.
Frame : CAAD2 Mountain HeadShok (color: smoke)
I have two scary noises to report one. One of them is the blather coming from the TV. It’s the final debate, and I wish we had politicians who were just a little frank. I want the debate to be like a spelling bee: the candidate has to say the question before and after answering, to remind the audience what he should be answering.
Today was to be the first ABE.pm meeting in six months. I got to Lehigh just a few minutes before seven, and at ten after, I was still alone. I called Phil, who I knew was en route, and he said we probably shouldn’t expect Jim or Steve. In other words, it was just Phil and I.
I used to be not allergic to cats, before I became allergic. Don’t vote for me!
The following is a dramatization. The content has been changed to ridicule the annoying.
Shawn S. sent me a link to TextMate, a new OS X editor. Their web page promises that “It’s time to turn envy into pride and end your desire for Windows- and UNIX-based editors once and for all.” In case you think that’s great, let me advise you: it’s bullshit.
Today being Monday, I worked from home. I feel like I didn’t have a super-productive day, but I got CGI::Form::Table out there, which is going to be useful in refactoring some old work code and writing some new stuff, so that’s good. I wish the WebCore JS wasn’t so stupid about THEAD elements, but I guess I’ll get around to finding a workaround sometime.
Well, UltraDNS still hasn’t updated their data, so clients are still being sent to my old IP. You can imagine that I am less and less thrilled with this as the days go by. The DNS needs an enema.