rubric and wikalong

January 20, 2005

My friend John wrote Wikalong, an extension for Firefox that lets you share a little margin for the webbernet. Basically, when you go to a page, you get a wiki page that’s associated to the URL. (I feel proud to be the person to first call it a wiki-margin for the intarweb.)

my name is ... what?

January 19, 2005

I am not a stickler for how people spell my name, but I figure I’ll get it stated publicly at least once.

fletch, city of god, and more

January 19, 2005

We finally watched City of God, today. It had been sitting on our floor for a week or so, so it will be good to get it back to Netflix. When I first heard about this movie, I thought, “How could they possibly make a /movie/ of the City of God?” I’d assumed it was St. Augustine’s work.

the events of the day

January 18, 2005

It wasn’t a long weekend, but it really felt like one. Today it was a little hard to get my mind into my work, but I still got some things done. I am just completely burned out on this project, and I want it to end. I want it to be over, and then I don’t want to think about it for a few months. My burnout is making me worthless, which is making me depressed.

bible references, red bull, reading books, being relaxed

January 16, 2005

I just got back from 7-11. Gloria is having lunch with one of her fellow instructors from the gym, so I decided to slum it up and get a hot dog. This is also what I did last week when she was at a kickboxing workshop. I got a “spicy italian sausage” and a can of Red Bull. The sausage was pretty good, although a little greasy. It would’ve been good if patted dry and impaled on a stick. I had an empty water glass on my desk, so I poured my red bull into it. This was the first time I’ve really seen red bull, as I usually drink it right from the can.

everything in its right place

January 14, 2005  🍏

Visitors to my apartment may be astounded to learn that there are no longer any CDs, DVDs, or video games piled on the floor. Gloria has long been saying that we needed to get them into shelves, and I finally got around to taking her advice. I ordered three “Atlantic Oskar Multimedia Storage System” units from, and we’ve installed the first two.

find phone number words

January 13, 2005  🐫 🧑🏽‍💻

Turn a phone number into a regex by replacing numbers with classes of its letters. The number 2 becomes [ABC]. Zero and one become space. Concatenate these together and grep the dictionary for matching words.

firefox quick searches

January 13, 2005

At the LUG meeting on Tuesday, I saw that Brian R. was using the Google bar in Firefox. It’s 2005 and people are still using the Google bar! The guy giving the presentation had the default Google widget still on his address bar. Why is that damn thing still there?


January 12, 2005

Last night I finished reading Don’t Think of an Elephant. I did not enjoy it.