The Galactic Patrol

Saving the Universe from Boskone and Bugs

October, 2003

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    wierd connections

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    I just caught up on my hotmail account - I've been slacking, and haven't looked at it for three weeks or so.  Oddly enough, I actually had a number of personal e-mails in there.  A good friend of mine who lives in Texas sent one of them,...
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    It sucks being sick

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    I've been sick since last thursday - took thur-fri off from work, suffered through the weekend, and then did the DayQuil thing today to get me through work.  DayQuil does a pretty good job, but it leaves me a bit light-headed.  Here's hoping that a good night's sleep will leave this thing behind me...

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    Time, once again, for the annual Ig-Nobel prizes!

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    If you, like me, enjoy science, and also enjoy the lighter side of life – then you probably already know about the annual Ig-Nobel prizes – celebrating some of the more “interesting” scientific efforts and discoveries of the...
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    bluetooth ATMs?

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     I was reading this: http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,1282,60677,00.html And in particular noticed this: “Among the useful products on display was speech technology for ATMs that allows visually disabled or computer-nervous...
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    When it comes to C programming - start young!

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     Patrick Steele posts this outstanding reference to the C programming language in the Foxtrot comic strip – excellent!

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    MONO Bloggers

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    There are a number of MONO project bloggers whose aggregated entries can be found at this site; very educational.  Their RSS feed is:

    http://www.go-mono.com/monologue/index.rss

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    Your pain is my humor

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    I found this most excellent site which describes a number of (presumably) real-world stories, wherein salepeople of various stripes encounter any number of humorous (and often self-inflicted) obstacles.  Here is a little taste: “We...
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    blog the testing cost post

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    I send myself e-mail occasionally, so I can remember items that I want to blog about later.  (I only blog from home, and in fact only have blog software on my home machine – a little bit of practical self-control.)  Unfortunately, these...
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    Chis Brumme on exceptions

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    I think Chris took exception when someone wrote that Suzanne Cook might be his equal in the technical blogging department – he has now given us a positively voluminous opus on exception handling .  If you like the gory details, you’ll...
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