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hunting

Friday, January 30th, 2004

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Well, I alleged to the fact that I was without work a few weeks back. In fact, for three weeks now, I’ve been on the hunt. It’s not easy, and it’s certainly not fun.
The situation is this: I was working at Leisure Host for a year and a half. I took a […]

Identity

Wednesday, January 28th, 2004

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Identity Crisis! A stack of dice is an imposter on the chessboard. Or is it the pawn who’s pretending?
The dice are taken from the previous dice image. I just stacked them up.
The pawn is done using a “lathe” object, by defining a curve and rotating it around the central point. The […]

crazy screen

Wednesday, January 28th, 2004

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My video card has been dying. It produces things like this:

and these:

Vertical lines, flashing between pink and green. The lines are worse when anything on the screen changes - loading a web page, typing, moving the mouse, scrolling a document, screen savers, anything.
It turns out the problem is that the video card overheated. […]

What’s this?

Tuesday, January 20th, 2004

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There’s a piece of the internet with my name on it! Sorry to be uninteresting for so long. During that time, I’ve been to Ohio and back, had an exotic infection in my eye, had a minor car wreck, and lost my job. It’s been eventful.