Top 10 Things I did on my 20th Birthday, April 27, 1998

Finished a bunch of Linear Algebra labs that Dr. Hall lovingly gave me as gifts Realized my dream of fighting in an ECW match Parachuted off the top of Hoyt Helped myself to the old VAX 11-785 Helped myself to some unused IP addresses Began my doctoral dissertation 😛 Tossed … Continue reading

Top 10 Things You Don’t Want To Hear Your System Administrator Say

Yes, I chowned all files belonging to [lusername] to bin.bin. Is this a problem? Nobody was using that file /vmunix, right? What’s this pound sign on my terminal mean? Is there a version of VMS for Sparc? Just add yourself to the password file and make a directory off of … Continue reading

Happy New Year

READY-MADE RESOLUTIONS FOR INTERNETers – 1997 * Stop neglecting children; at least learn their names and birthdays * Read all of the mail from all of the groups I have subscribed to * Limit my subscriptions of groups to a maximum of fifty * Back-up 2 gig hard drive weekly; … Continue reading

Top Ten 1996 Resolutions

TOP TEN RESOLUTIONS YOU WON’T KEEP IN 1996 10. I will not buy magazines with AOL disks bound in just to get another 1.44MB disk. 9. I will stop sending email to my roommate. 8. I resolve to work with neglected children…my own. 7. I will answer my snail mail … Continue reading