Monthly Archives for August 2005
Oh no. I bought World of Warcraft, fed all four CDs to my computer, and now the sign-up website won’t load. I suppose I should wait and try again in half an hour but instead I keep trying again and … Continue reading
Nicely Flickred comparison of two press reports – the black person “looted” food, while the white people “found” food. (Thanks to Dustin3000) (though maybe Metafilter was first on this)
Blogging’s too complicated. I post something then look at it, think of how it looks, and delete it. More often, I delete it in my head before it’s even posted.
OK, so maybe this is what I need to do. Or is this freaky? No: what’s freaky is juggling twenty-five projects at once.
So I WordPressed my department’s website. We only need fairly minimal information on the website, but it’s been a pain keeping the old site updated. Now everyone can have their own account – including MA students, I reckon – and … Continue reading
I planned my semester so that I work at home on Fridays and Mondays, not touching any kind of administration. So today I’m working on a book chapter about research blogging, and working at ignoring all those other nagging tasks … Continue reading
The source code of the early 3d first-person shooter Quake has been released. There’s already at least one art project (QQQ) that subverts the game aesthetics, Jeremy Douglass writes (Fortunately for people like me who want a quick shot, there … Continue reading
Your blog sounds like the blog of a busy person, a friend wrote. Such a pity it’s the wrong sort of busy-ness – writing busy-ness has me blogging and thinking, but this keep a dozen balls in the air busy-ness … Continue reading
Back to school for heads of (small) departments means: Plan your teaching for the semester. As usual. Coordinate orientation meetings. Write a report about how the department will nurture research in next year. Write a report evaluating the MA program. … Continue reading