Posts (Page 6)
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:
6 May 2007
Always a great day, and this one was no exception!
3 May 2007
I love the Internet. I love how countless code monkey hours are wasted trying to stop the inevitable. I love how people actually think it’s possible to remove information from the Word Wide Web.
30 April 2007
Gmail has always confused me that when opening POP emails from multiple clients, only those opened in that client show up. In other words, if you open up an email using client A, you can’t open it in client B — you have to view it in webmail.
24 April 2007
It’s good to be back up here. When I got back we went for a drink at Wetherspoons, where Reg showed off his new back piercings — and Lara managed to slap them as she left! Then Monday night: the first day of term, Collingwood’s fund raiser at Walkabout, and St George’s Day — so many reasons to have a few (many) drinks! And tonight, some live metal/harcore music at Bar19, thanks to Helen and Chris! All in all, a great few days.
20 April 2007
This blog now allows you to comment using your Media Network profile — just select “Media Network” as the login method and enter your user name and password. Your account must be activated to make a comment.
16 April 2007
The weather was just right for the party (mainly for Rob’s 18th, but not far from Tex’s 21st). A couple of 9-gallon kegs from Wold Top Brewery and a hi-fi up on the banking topped off the afternoon! A game of killer table-tennis gave me my (apparently) inevitable injury as some of the garage clutter collapsed while running round…