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Diary
By lm (Tue Jan 01, 2019 at 07:52:08 PM EST) (all tags)
I started a diet. FML.

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Media
By gzt (Mon Dec 31, 2018 at 01:45:51 AM EST) gzt, torture, cable, fake bikes, old linux, pgp, not ready for the desktop, social media (all tags)
seriously. also the laptop. we're getting a little edgy here. looks like... Friday for the one and late next week for the other. hmm. man, that's a while.

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Drink
By gzt (Sat Dec 29, 2018 at 10:07:24 PM EST) gzt, pseudo, r, inverse (all tags)
While getting a new (Samsung) tablet, I went ahead and sprung for a crummy laptop at a decent price - for basic web browsing, document production, portable access to things, etc. Comes with Windows 10 - I'm going to try to put Linux on and dual-boot, but I'm trying to remember rumors about how Windows 10 and new boot thingies made that tricky or something, or at least that there's a wrinkle or something that you have to make sure to get right.

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Cycling
By gzt (Wed Dec 26, 2018 at 10:29:02 PM EST) gzt, bicycling, grad school, python, programming, tablet, death, destruction (all tags)
I figured that, now that I'm back home, I'd take maybe .5-1hr per day to learn a little python because it's handy. Today's task: install the stuff I need to go through the Jake VanderPlas book on python for data science. I think I've successfully done so. I won't verify until tomorrow, though, when I actually give it a whirl: I've gone through my allotment of time!

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Educashun
By gzt (Tue Dec 25, 2018 at 11:06:44 PM EST) Gzt, friggin' intense, Firefox, book of faces, Crimbo (all tags)
Crimbo posting here.

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Diary
By TheophileEscargot (Mon Dec 24, 2018 at 05:54:55 AM EST) Reading (all tags)
See also 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. Breakdown:
Non-fiction 43
SF 19
Non-SF fiction 6
Comics 0

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Print Story Yes. And it's the choice of a new generation!
Diary
By TheophileEscargot (Mon Dec 24, 2018 at 02:02:07 AM EST) Reading, Museums, Me, Links (all tags)
Reading: "What the Hell Did I Just Read", "Adults in the Room", "Marx and Marxism", "The Circle". Museums. Me. Links.

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Diary
By yankeehack (Sun Dec 16, 2018 at 01:59:18 PM EST) (all tags)
In which I've been thinking about options lately.

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Cheese
By jimgon (Sat Dec 15, 2018 at 08:58:26 PM EST) (all tags)
Reactivated my Facebook account.  

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Diary
By TheophileEscargot (Wed Dec 05, 2018 at 12:25:13 AM EST) Reading, MLP, Watching, Me (all tags)
Reading: "The Rise and Fall of the British Nation". Watching. Me. Links.

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