It looks like millions of people can check off one more thing on their "Things to do in life" list: survive a hurricane.
Last week, I go to The Escapist and see that I have a message. Their publisher's club had a special deal that you could get a Hawken closed beta key. Because this is one of the games I was sort of interested in, I jumped on it.
I had a desire a long time ago: I wanted to back up playlists from my Winamp music library. So I wrote a small Python script to back things up. It seems like that's the only remotely popular 'hit' on my blog, if I'm reading my analytics right.
The vacuum sweeper:
It sucks when it doesn't work,
And sucks when it does.
It's rare these days to actually see the real Google logo when doing a search. For a week or so a few months ago, I forgot what it actually looked like. It's gotten out of hand.
Soon after I learned how to program back in 2003 or so, I wanted to program 3D stuff, just because I thought it was cool. Unfortunately, the Python wrapper to OpenGL sucked. Majorly. I could manage, but I had to do without whizzbang features like shaders, framebuffers, and HDR. At least I was happy texturing things and using shadow mapping. I even wrote the article on it.
Listening to music
Coming out of everywhere.
I forgot the time.