Archive for March, 2007

March 29th

Premonitions?

It's unusual for me to dream. I can take a while to drop off, but once asleep I tend to sleep peacefully and deeply. Even when I do dream, it tends to be abstract concepts and feelings rather than...
March 23rd

3am

Oh it's so late. So so late. Whilst rebuilding my RSS feeds on the new computer, I stumbled on the XKCD website again. And on this cartoon: Then I stumbled on the XKCD blog that I...
March 22nd

Deeperbeige is dead. Long live Deeperbeige

Deeperbeige is dead. Its HDD head crashed into the disk, terminally. The rest of the PC was so old and clunky that it was time to replace the lot, rather than buy another old fashioned disk for it....
March 11th

Captcha!

The eagle eyed (and those posting) will notice a weird image in the post form. This is a captcha - a Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. That mouthful...
March 10th

New computer time

Uh oh. I knew I shouldn't have turned the PC off. Sure, I got my lost clock back and cleaned out all the accumulated dust in the fans. But now I'm getting CRC and IO errors reading/writing my hard...
March 9th

How many boxes does it take to fill an Elise?

No, not a silly joke. Just an amusing photo. My sister moved house recently, and wanted some empty boxes. The contents of the picture (except the telly and the wall picture) fitted into the Lotus...
March 5th

Long shots

Ever wanted to see a one in a million chance event actually happen? Probability is one of those areas of maths that typical members of the public have a basic conceptual grasp of, but generally a...
March 3rd

Blog off!

It's been bloggy radio silence for a while, I know. I've been ill since I won an AutoSolo event in the Elise last weekend. Karmic justice perhaps. Or maybe it's the standing in the cold/rain all...