Misc.: February 2005 Archives
Since I’ve installed Moveable Type for my blog, I’ve been searching for a smart way to do “formatting without doing HTML”, and now I’ve found it: Markdown. It lets me create entries in a wiki-like fashion. Highly recommendable.
In two weeks time, two interesting things occur.
First, there's the Linuxforum conference in Copenhagen (it's in Danish, but the program is hiding under Fredag and Lørdag -- Friday and Saturday). Among others, Jurgen Geck, Tristan Nitot, and John Hall will be there.
Second, the MC season in Denmark starts March 1st*. I'm sooo much looking forward to getting the bike out on the road again. The only problems is that right now it is around 0 degrees Celcius, and snowing.... :(
* For those of you that are fortunate enough to live in a "all-year-MC-season"-country and are not aware of it: In Denmark normal MC insurance does not cover from December 1st until March 1st, and for good reasons, it's mostly slippery wet, snowy or icy...
CNN reports that "Coffee may ward off liver cancer". Good news for coffee addicts like me :)
Attended the (Master's) thesis defense of a friend of mine yesterday. He has written about prioritizing and optimizing TCP-traffic over asymmetic connections (ADSL). He has a done a cool and thorough job, and made it work in practice. I'm looking forward to use it in practise on the server here at home, which is using a prioritizing hack for the moment.
Saw The Ladykillers yesterday. Hmmm, not the best Coen brothers movie around. It was ok, had its moments, but not the magic of f.x. O Brother, Where Art Thou and The Big Lebowski, which are true classics.
Everybody else seems to have a blog, so why not me. It will probably be rather work-oriented (XForms that is).