21 January 2008 - 4:46pmStuff

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It’s been far too long, blog.

This post is dedicated to new news. I will discuss this news in several categories. Enjoy.

My life: I miss home, Joelle, my family, and my dog. I’ve been back at school for almost 2 weeks now, just trying to slip into this semester’s routine and stay on top of my work.

Google Android Contest: As I’ve mentioned, a group of us from the lab have set out to build an application that will run on Google’s new Android platfrom (part of the Open Handset Alliance). Progress so far is very good and we’re actually hoping to have two separate submissions for the March 3rd-ish deadline.

Classes: They are going well. Most everything has been fairly straightforward so far but I’m expecting the workload to get somewhat heavier as the semester progresses. One thing I’m looking forward to is an idea Pat and I have for a project for our Computer and Network Security course. I’m not going to delve into too much detail here because I don’t want to leak information about it to anyone on the Clarkson campus (it could affect the results of our little experiment). If you don’t go to Clarkson and would like more details, let me know.

COSI: Maybe I should finish the time server project I started last semester. Hmmm…

K2CC: For those of you who don’t know, I’m a member of the Clarkson Amateur Radio Club. The club does a lot of neat projects, a few of which I get involved in here and there. Check out the wiki I set up. There’s a license exam coming up on February 2nd and I’m considering upgrading to a General Class license. I’ll let you know how it goes.

My Website: Recently added on the right hand side of my blog’s home page is a link to a calendar that shows my schedule. I’ll try to keep this thing as up to date as possible so that if you want to know when I’m available or what I’m up to you can check there. Also, I’m working on a photo browsing application (using some AJAX) that I hope to put up here at some point, I’ll let you know when that becomes available (it will probably be password-protected, so you’ll have to know me to check it out).

Clarkson: Is a mess. There’s construction vehicles all over and it’s become one huge mud/snow pit. Due to the abundance of dirt everywhere, maintenance has decided to use dirt to coat every slippery surface on campus. Not only does this make the surface somewhat less slippery, it contributes a great deal to the mud collection here at the University. This is as opposed to using salt which would effectively melt the ice and actually prevent a muddy mess, and that would be terrible.

Potsdam: It’s cold here (sorry, that’s not new news). This morning my computer informed me that it was -1. -1 is cold.

Snow and Mud

I think that will be all for today. I’ll try to post more often, I promise. :)

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25 October 2007 - 1:58pmA General Update

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So I haven’t posted in almost a whole month, sorry about that. Anyway, not too much has been going on lately, so there’s not much updating to be done. However, I’ll touch on a few things.

I’ve recently been working quite a bit on the K2CC Amateur Radio Club webpage. We decided to adopt a wiki infrastructure for the site, so I dug in and did some work implementing and configuring the mediawiki package. Check it out at http://k2cc.clarkson.edu.

My 20th birthday was this past Tuesday (October 23rd). My parents came up to visit for the weekend prior and brought me my sweet birthday present. Then, Tuesday evening, some friends from the lab threw me a nice surprise party with balloons and cake and ice cream. :)

In other news, time is down… which is a terrible situation for the world as a whole. What will become of the space-time continuum? What will become of mankind? This is surely not good…

I guess I’ll tie this up with a look into the future (oooo… how’s he do that?). Next weekend I’ll be heading home for a few days to see Joelle and my family. Since I haven’t seen Joelle in almost a month and a half, I’m really excited. As far as this site goes, I plan to take some time in the near future to add a few more pages for everyone to take a look at. So check back soon.

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