Category Archives: i ken make living plz

2014: One for the books

As the sun sets on 2014, it takes with it easily the most action-packed year of my short life. I’ll spare you the gory details of in-depth retrospectives that I’m probably still too close to objectively give, and instead just provide … Continue reading

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The Job Hunt

Since the start of October, I’ve been in full-on job-hunting mode. Courtesy of Ph.D. Comics, this pretty much sums up how I feel: Something any prospective doctor of philosophy should know: academic and industry hiring processes are very different. Universities are going … Continue reading

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How to remember 2013

2013. So much to say about it. The downside is my gut check, instinctual response goes something like this. In many concrete, quantifiable ways, 2013 was frustrating. Running didn’t go particularly well. I didn’t even finish half of my 101 … Continue reading

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Moving

It sucks. Unless you love books, of course. Quite literally the morning after my successful thesis proposal, The Lady and I started the day-long process of moving our respective items from our respective apartments into our swank new two-bedroom pad. … Continue reading

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Not quite according to plan

I’ve spent the better part of the last few hours reinstalling my Ubuntu virtual machine from scratch after completely botching my previous install’s configuration. How? I was attempting to get Python 2.5 up and running with a few custom packages, … Continue reading

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It’s Expo Time! It’s Expo Time!

Today is the local project expo in Research Triangle Park, showcasing what we ExtremeBlue interns have been working on since late May. ::Edit:: I apologize for the brevity of this post and the quality of the pictures – the entire … Continue reading

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