Monthly Archives: June 2006

Chinese Sick Leave- “I No Come Work Today!”

Hung Chow calls work and says, “Hey, boss I no come work today, I really sick. I got headache, stomach ache and my legs hurt, I no come work.” The boss says, “You know Hung Chow, I really need you … Continue reading

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Themes, css and why IE is a pain

So I have been working on the theme on my site and while I still have a few things to do (including editing TinyMCE to do proper quoting of text and of code as well as embedded gallery images) but … Continue reading

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Students think mainframes are cool

According to The Register, Students think mainframes are cool Bit of a shock, though I do wish I could have had the chance to play with them at uni… I am struggling to find time to learn much about them … Continue reading

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New lens

The week before last I bought a 75-300mm lens for my camera on ebay. So last weekend I took it to Battersea Park to try it out. I took a few too many photos. One or two of the photos … Continue reading

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Too much time on your hands?

If I have ever seen a case of too much time on your hands, this would be it: Quake Done Quick and Quake II Done Quick [Google Video] They are actually very, very impressive but I cannot help but wonder … Continue reading

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Privately funding science

Contrary to myth, the private sector does tons of science — because it is so profitable. Consider IBM. The Times Higher Education Supplement’s survey last year showed that Harvard University’s science papers are the most cited globally (20.6 citations per … Continue reading

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