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Changes from Living

01/13/2008

I try to keep my philosophical musings pretty private. Statements of purpose and meaning have a scale of grandeur that as of yet I can't translate into a public setting. Still, a simple thought: living is changing.

Hot Water Is Broken

01/26/2008

My hot water is broken, and its damn cold here.

On The Causes and Cures of Malware

01/21/2008

Thoughts on the John Gruber's suggested 40-40-20 split between Windows, Linux and OS X on the propagation of malware.

On Education, Self-Responsibility and Manure

12/02/2007

Its a rare month that I don't find some angry article about the problems of universities in America. If only they did X, or they implemented policy Y. I have a suspicion though, that the fault with American universities lies in a much broader social problem.

Getting Cold in Kamioka

10/18/2007

Its starting to get cold. I am wearing long underwear (thanks Mom!), and its the middle of October. The thought of the approaching winter leaves me in tears.

Heading toward Atlanta

07/26/2007

JET gets a bit more real as I head down to Atlanta tomorrow. This post scores a 0.85 on the 5 point "cohesiveness" scale. Yep, its that bad.

Merry Christmas 2007

12/24/2007

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

JET Pre-Departure Orientation

07/29/2007

A thrilling retelling of the day when the JET program finally got a bit more real. Beginning with my drive down to Atlanta, and ending with a fluffy pillow.

YouTube Scalability

07/08/2007

Yesterday I watched the Google TechTalk on Scaling YouTube. It was a decent talk, and I jotted down some notes while listening to it. This article is my compiled notes, because the ideas were occasionally good, but probably did not deserve a 52 minute powerpoint demonstration (filled with jokes where the speaker intentionally pauses... but then quickly aborts the pause when the expected laughter fails to materialize from the abyss).

A Week In The Job

04/13/2008

A look at a week in my job as a junior high school and elementary school ALT.

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