gpig's Diaries
Print Story Americans: please vote
Politics
By gpig (Tue Nov 02, 2010 at 06:42:56 AM EST) politics, US elections, 2010, parties representing caffeinated beverages (all tags)
In which I beg my Husercolleagues to vote, because I can't.

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Print Story Mine's a double
Ranting
By gpig (Thu May 27, 2010 at 10:40:11 PM EST) single precision, double precision, MATLAB, whisky (all tags)
MATLAB considered harmful

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Print Story The Economist magazine
Diary
By gpig (Sat Sep 19, 2009 at 08:08:44 AM EST) (all tags)
So after Alan2009's recent diary entry (http://www.hulver.com/scoop/story/2009/9/16/125214/540), I decided to read it again for the first time in a while ....

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Print Story I'm in Arlington, VA
News
By gpig (Mon May 04, 2009 at 11:37:27 AM EST) arlington, virginia, dog, rain, that lovely wet dog smell (all tags)
and here to stay

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Print Story Sustainable Energy
Diary
By gpig (Mon Apr 20, 2009 at 12:14:02 PM EST) energy, climate change, book, what we need more of is science (all tags)
Sustainable Energy - Without The Hot Air, by David JC MacKay

Book review


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Diary
By gpig (Mon Mar 09, 2009 at 12:35:03 PM EST) hooray, sanity at last, president, memo (all tags)
Americans! Your philosopher-king has spoken wisely.

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Print Story Vegetarian Chili
Food
By gpig (Thu Feb 26, 2009 at 02:13:39 PM EST) (all tags)
yum

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Print Story Boston lunch tomorrow, Saturday 21 February
Diary
By gpig (Fri Feb 20, 2009 at 05:51:02 AM EST) husimeet, lunch, boston, indian food, yum (all tags)
By the power vested in me by .... er .... nobody else stating an opinion:

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Print Story Saath Ifrica
Travel
By gpig (Tue Oct 24, 2006 at 11:54:01 AM EST) Souyth Africa, fnu loafing cowwqqqqas, drunk, diary, Zambia, travel (all tags)
Woo, we're here.

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Print Story Guinea pic 2
Furries
By gpig (Tue Aug 29, 2006 at 02:16:19 PM EST) guinea, pig, guinea pig, cavy, cute (all tags)
Another photo of the beast.

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Print Story I just signed a letter
Working life
By gpig (Tue Aug 22, 2006 at 01:04:29 AM EST) (all tags)
which will officially take my working time down to 28 hours a week.

[Update by gpig 23/08/2006] Unholed because I want to keep the discussion, give me a shout if you object.


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Print Story Freecycle (tm)
Ranting
By gpig (Thu Aug 10, 2006 at 11:59:20 AM EST) freecycle, freedom, not cycling (all tags)
Fools!

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Print Story Snowman
Games
By gpig (Mon Jul 24, 2006 at 02:32:05 AM EST) game, card game, shithead (all tags)
is, for some reason, the euphemised name that we used to have for the card game Shithead when I was younger. I have no idea why.

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Print Story Guinea pic
Furries
By gpig (Thu Jul 06, 2006 at 01:20:13 PM EST) guinea pig, cavy, animal, cute, happiness (all tags)
A picture of my smallest flatmate

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Print Story One for the pythonistas
Software
By gpig (Thu Jun 15, 2006 at 01:24:12 AM EST) MLP, python, games (all tags)
This looks very cool, I wish I had time to take part:

"THE CHALLENGE:

Create a game in 64kbytes of source code using only pygame. No additional libraries, no external files (even ones loaded from a network)."

http://www.mechanicalcat.net/richard/log/Python/pygame_draw_challenge

MLP n/t


Print Story Tollcross photo diary, number 1
Photos
By gpig (Mon May 08, 2006 at 08:03:37 AM EST) (all tags)
Beginning an irregular series, each episode containing a photo and some wibble.

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Print Story MLP: "Practical democracy for the 21st century"
Politics
By gpig (Tue Feb 28, 2006 at 03:54:47 AM EST) mlp, democracy, kuro5hin, gpig (all tags)
The fuss about lowering the voting age, and other reforms of the political process, reminded me of this:

http://www.kuro5hin.org/story/2002/9/6/63718/51002

Worth a read if you didn't catch it the first time round.


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Print Story Arsey Customer Syndrome
Ranting
By gpig (Wed Feb 08, 2006 at 01:39:37 AM EST) (all tags)
I have become the thing that I hate, this is fair enough and could have been predicted from the available evidence.

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