Month: April 2004

Viennese Food

Yum… there’s so much good stuff here. Last night, we went to this nice place near Stephansplatz (the central pedestrian area of Vienna, near the cathedral). I had a beef cutlet, a decent dark beer, some chocolate crepes, and hot

Live From Vienna!

Hello from the CHI 2004 Conference wireless network! I can’t go into much detail, because the presentation of our paper is in a few minutes. The food here is absolutely amazing. Vienna is a beautiful city. More details when I


1.5 hours until we leave for Vienna!!! A good question right now would be “Why aren’t I packing?”. Snagged this from … Introverted (I) 52.63% Extroverted (E) 47.37% Realistic (S) 54.05% Imaginative (N) 45.95% Intellectual (T) 66.67% Emotional (F) 33.33%

So Geeky It Hurts

I’m staying up late to help adjust my sleep schedule towards Vienna time. Instead of doing useful work (which would require a lot of typing, and might disturb Emery, who is asleep), I am studying Klingon out in the lounge.


Prof. Maxwell, , and I leave for Vienna tomorrow. It’s going to be awesome. Three days of brats, bots, and beer. I promise to post when I get back. “Green Eyes” from A Rush Of Blood To The Head by


Worst. Enterprise episode. EVAR. Star Trek does not have shower scenes, fantasy or otherwise Vulcans are not whores Starfleet does not engage in piracy against otherwise-friendly aliens Starfleet does not use neo-con foreign policy Vulcans are not drug addicts Gene

Diplomacy and Snobby Liquor

Jake invited Emery and I over for a spontaneous game of Diplomancy. Rina and Jordan also played, but Emery was too tired, so he took on the role of gamemaster and order processor. I was Germany, Jordan was England, Rina

Reality Distortion Fields

Lawrence Lessig was amazing. That was one of the best presentations I’ve ever seen. He had the entire audience hanging on his every word. Needless to say, I’m convinced. He must have a really powerful RDF… he sort of reminded

Ladies’ Night

There really needs to be a “tipsy” mood. There’s an important distinction ;o). Anyway, I had a good time at Geoff’s Ladies’ Night party, as always. I hadn’t been able to go for the last few weeks, due to work


In addition to being the binary representation for 5, the title of this post also reflects that yesterday I hit the 100 posts mark! Woot! I still need to convert and backdate all of my entries from kuro5hin… but since