An Idea

Lately I’ve been dreaming up of a window manager that could help me stay focused on a single thing by keeping me from multi-tasking. In the spirit of programs like writeroom and pyroom. It would always display windows in full screen mode. To do any action it would require you to type in a random […]


It’s amazing how far a little LaTeX can take you. Even if you’re just writing an MLA style paper. Here’s some packages to get you started: texlive-latex-base texlive-latex-extra texlive-latex-recommended texlive-fonts-recommended After installing those packages you can learn how to make an MLA style paper by reading the readme file at: /usr/share/doc/texlive-latex-extra/latex/mla-paper/README If you are making […]


I learned about this program from Sacha Chua’s blog. Workrave is a cool time-to-take-a-break-reminder program that doesn’t just lock your screen (like the default typing break program in Ubuntu). It has micro-breaks which are great to remind me to get back to working on whatever I was supposed to be doing. I wonder how my […]


Well, it’s been a really long time since I’ve written an entry but I’ll try to get everyone up to speed about what I’ve been up to in the last few months. The biggest news is that I’ve been accepted to do an internship at Matsushita (The parent company of Panasonic) for 6 months. It […]


Today I played against a 2kyu girl with a 4 stone handycap. I was surprized with how well I did even though I lost. The game took 3 hours so I didn’t have enough time to go over the game. It’s to bad I could have learned a lot.

Back from Doug’s house

I spent the weekend at Doug’s house working on our PalmOS project (A 2-player game that uses IrDA). Although we both got pretty far along, we still don’t have anything that’s playable yet. Doug started by writing on top of the example serial_chat.c program that the professor gave the class. I really hate writing in-side […]

New Todo List

My current Todo list is: – Turn in Eavesdropping JSL28 – Turn in R/W #3 – Turn in R/W #2 – Do CS449 Project 3 I’m sure I’ll be able to catch up with Japanese by the end of spring break. I hope to finish Project 3 tomorrow. for bonus points

Finished my Study Aborad Applications!

Currently my Todo list is: – Do Eavesdropping JSL28 – Do R/W #3 – Do R/W #2 – Turn in R/W #1 – Do Logic proofs 110-210 I finally got my applications done, now it’s time to catch up in Japanese and logic class. I also plan to catch up on my reading, after I […]

So much work

Currently my Todo list is: – Finish Ritsumeikan Application – Finish CS449 Project 2 – Do Eavesdropping JSL28 – Do R/W #3 – Do R/W #2 – Turn in R/W #1 – Do Logic proofs 110-210 This is huge. Project 2 is due in less than 24 hours. And the Ritsumeikan essay is due Tuesday. […]

Blog spam sucks

I just erased a shit-load of blog spam. I didn’t even know it existed until yesterday! The internet is a sad place… Lain now has Swap! I didn’t even notice it was missing swap. oh well. Last weekend I went to the farm to visit my grandma and grandpa for Thanks Giving. It was pretty […]