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Bechdel Test

So, I was thinking about the “Bechdel test” the other day, since sexism has been the “in” thing for the past few weeks. Also other reasons. Basically, it’s a test to highlight gender inequality in fiction (thank you, Wikipedia, for … Continue reading

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The Programmer’s Cookbook: Stuffed Pizza

I don’t really like food. This is surprising, since being a programmer I get exposed to a variety of foods from around the world, ranging from Greece to the Golden Triangle to America (U.S., Canada, and Central America). I guess … Continue reading

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On Thermostats

So I recently moved, in case you’re new to the blog, which has entailed me becoming comfortable in a new home. Or, making the new home mine. It has also entailed me learning about apartments. This being my first one, … Continue reading

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…and moved.

Welcome back to month two of Lane Kolbly’s “I have a blog, I should probably write in it, but I’m tired and doing other things so I’ll wait until the last possible minute.” In my defense, I moved and there … Continue reading

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Moving In Three, Two, …

I’m back from Europe, then took a short jaunt up the road to Dallas with the family before changing gears. I spent a few weeks cranking out pull requests for cuberite, a lightweight Minecraft server written in C++ (and so … Continue reading

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Day 25: This is the end…

I didn’t want to tempt the travel gods, so I didn’t plan on writing about day 25, the day we go home. So I won’t. Not that it was eventful – we woke up early, around 6:45 Munich time, and … Continue reading

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Day 24: She Blinded Me! With Science!

Today, our last full day in Munich (and our last full day in Europe), we visited the Deutches Museum. That’s the museum that sits on the island in the river through town. It’s essentially a science and tech museum. Our … Continue reading

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Day 23: Into The Fountain…

We had no distinct plan for today, other than rest and take it easy. We slept in, played cards, played video games, and so forth until around one or so when we all left to go shopping. Generally when I … Continue reading

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Day 22: All The Crazies

I think either 21 days is the perfect length for a vacation, or I need to take a break at some point. Even Jason says I seem tired, and that’s the pot calling the kettle black. So while we’re all … Continue reading

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Day 21: Beers, Boobs, and Pretzels

I saw a postcard today that was of a buxom lady, framed on her chest, holding a beer in one hand and a pretzel in the other. I felt like it decently well summarized the day. The beer comes from … Continue reading

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