13 June 2007
Lolcat has taken over my life. I spend far too long looking through pictures of amusing cats superimposed with intentionally grammatically incorrect captions.
10 June 2007
Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for me…
8 June 2007
Best couple of days ever…
3 June 2007
So much stuff going on!
24 May 2007
This just goes to show how little time I spend in the department: After my meeting with Stefan today, we went to photocopy the work sheet, and I checked the pigeon holes for any mail. Shamus saw me looking and said, “you won’t find any mail in there; that’s for postgrads.”
21 May 2007
This weekend, Hannah and JC have been up to Durham — JC to disturb his brother’s revision, and Hannah to return a book to our library. We met up in the Swan & 3 (where else) on Friday, JC having made it down this time; last time having not gone so well!
17 May 2007
As a mathematician, obviously I have particularly poor mental arithmetic, but I’m usually okay at the Countdown numbers. Not quite as good, however, as this guy:
12 May 2007
We went to see Spider-Man 3 for Jay’s birthday today. I’ve seen the second, and really enjoyed it. This one, I must admit, was no different — despite warnings from critics and friends alike that “there’s too much going on.”
10 May 2007
Today I stumbled upon this vectorising tool, called textorizer, that converts images into SVG format. You can specify your own text and size, as well as playing around with the edge-finding sensitivity.
8 May 2007
1NF teaches us that we should not store repeating groups in fields. Given that we have a table satisfying 1NF containing values as such: