Month: July 2005

SCCS Update

First, we’re in the process of fixing the issue. Fran, the primary ITS Unix admin (apparently there’s now an additional part-timer, and I was just confused) is helping us out; unfortunately circumstances prevented us from addressing the problem earlier. A

Campus (and SCCS) Down

SCCS is down again. More to the point, campus is down again! I spoke to the new ITS Unix admin, and he informed me that all of campus is without power. He’ll be giving me an update by phone once

Am I Funny?

the Wit (73% dark, 26% spontaneous, 11% vulgar) your humor style:CLEAN | COMPLEX | DARK You like things edgy, subtle, and smart. I guess that means you’re probably an intellectual, but don’t take that to mean you’re pretentious. You realize

T-minus 159 Hours, 33 minutes

I just got off the phone with my HR contact at BBN. He’s going to try to come at the moving company from the other end to narrow down my arrival dates from a 13 day range to something more

Goodbye, Cameron

BoA sent me my new debit card and mini debit card today. Now my signature actually matches the name of the cardholder. Or the card is now in my real name, as opposed to just part of my name. (See

It’s the Little Pleasures

There are tiny chocolate cows in my mint ice cream. Moooooo!!!

Moved Out

The movers came at about 2pm today. There was apparently some miscommunication between me and the dispatcher, so they interpreted my inventory not as boxes that were already packed, but as boxes that needed to be packed. I could have

One Box Left

I have one box left to seal and label. There is a big pile of boxes outside of my room; a pair of matching bookshelves in my room; further boxes and a folding table upstairs in the great room; my

SCCS Asplode!!!

As many of you who use the SCCS services have probably noticed, our servers went down sometime this afternoon. Our initial remote analysis pointed the finger at ITS’ firewall, a problem that has occurred in the past. This was based

Happy Cows Make Better Milk

Apparently farmers in Liechtenstein feed hemp to their cattle to keep the cows happy and mellow. The government has recently made this illegal, because detectable amounts of THC (the same active ingredient in cannabis) were found in the cows’ milk.