Monthly Archives: March 2009

On Productivity:

Ages and ages ago, I worked for a software development company that used BRIEF as their standard text editor. If you’re not familiar with BRIEF – and I don’t blame you, honestly, considering that this was over 15 years ago … Continue reading

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Audio, Milestones, and so on

Baud Attitude passed 100,000 hits today, which is pretty good considering that 90% of the material here is interesting to, oh, me and the three or four RL friends who read this. 🙂 But that’s not really today’s topic. Today … Continue reading

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One more term down

As soon as I drive in to school tomorrow – a little over an hour’s round-trip to hand in one paper and then drive directly home, as the instructor doesn’t take electronic submissions – I’ll be done with the term, … Continue reading

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Warrior Within: The hell?

A little over a year ago, eternally late to the party, I played through Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. And it was really quite difficult in places.  I posted a long rant about the first serious boss fight, … Continue reading

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File under “W”

So I drive a Mazda3.  We’ve had it for a little over 2 years now and it’s been a great little car. But, “Mazda3” is only the American name for the car; it’s sold in Japan under the name “Axela”.  … Continue reading

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I has a new hero

I’ve been catching up on my Gainax of late. I finished Mahoromatic a couple of weeks ago and liked it; the last episode was a series of “HUH?” moments but the actual conclusion was quite satisfying. Thing is, though, I … Continue reading

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Movie Night

OK, so there are three different boxes – an Xbox 360, a PS3, and a Mac mini – hooked up to our TV that all want to rent us movies, and I keep trying to take advantage of them to … Continue reading

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X-Blades: Oops

I’ve been playing X-Blades off and on for the last couple of weeks and have been having great fun with it.  It’s gotten some absolutely atrocious reviews, but I’m not sure where the hate is coming from – yeah, it’s … Continue reading

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Best. Parody. Ever.

OK, for the record: It’s my personal opinion that the three biggest mistakes in comic book history were: The Dark Knight Returns, Crisis on Infinite Earths, and Watchmen. They were the first steps, in my ever so humble opinion, on … Continue reading

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Coupon fun

OK, like I REALLY needed to add more to my backlog. But, see, I stumbled across a link to a pretty decent coupon this morning: $20 off any of a pretty long list of (older) PC games at Best Buy.  … Continue reading

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