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  • January 2003 - davidnunez
    get Interviews in Geekland 2003 01 27 0952 Opinion Today I sat on an interviewing panel for a position with an NSF funded project that I do a lot of work with through my CATF IT Cluster There were three candidates all very good In the software and technical world there is a Seven levels of Hell interview gauntlet for programmers and engineers I always found the typical programmers interviews to be downright abusive and tantamount to torture Usually it s a long series of interviews preceeded by a phone screen Visiting Graveyards 2003 01 25 0831 Uncategorized This morning I visited a grave of an infamous Texas gunslinger and outlaw Sam Bass The Round Rock cemetery is not more than 6 or 7 miles or so from where I live He s buried next to one of his gang in a section of the graveyard reserved for the lowest rungs of 1800 s Texas society It was drizzly and overcast this morning appropriate for visiting gravesites I had no connection to I felt goulish as My Eyes are Going to Explode 2003 01 23 0459 Fiction Personal I thought I ought to warn you That my Eyes are About to Explode I ve not found a way to relieve them They grow from behind Pulse and pound Pulse and pound Like kettle drums for my brains I really ought to warn you That my Eyes are About to Explode But if I did You d miss the milky goo Lots and Lots of Austin BLOGeek Activity 2003 01 22 1002 Uncategorized Just a followup Today and yesterday there was a LOT of interesting traffic on the url http www unicom com chrome a 000038 html austinblogger url email list Get on it it s a bit technical and geeky

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  • December 2002 - davidnunez
    url It s sized down to fit on a 3 5 index card for maximum portability Yum Here s a link Uberman Day 4 2002 12 26 0220 Uncategorized 122602 0100 0600 Nap Slept well although overslept by an hour then dad and I went Lowe s 1300 Food So many flautas chile con queso and quacamole I m going to burst 1345 Nap Again good nap Not sure if it s the sleep machine or just vacation mode Syndicated Comments 2002 12 25 1845 Uncategorized Adina is url http levin blogspot com 2002 12 01 levin archive html 90089613 working on url syndicated comments done correctly for a change so you could get an RDF feed from individual threads of conversation rather than ALL comments from a particular site This would allow me for example to keep track of all the places I ve dropped a comment I could subscribe to each individual comment stream and look out for replies etc I could also syndicate all these feeds on my blog so that my What I got in my Christmas stocking 2002 12 25 1833 Uncategorized This was a good year for the Christmas bounty Not that presents are what it s all about but c mon It is a nice bonus Some highlights Mom gave her now traditional pajama bottoms to my brothers and me this time they are ohhhh so soft warm and comfy I got a sleep dream machine one of these alarm clocks that plays sounds of the forest of bubbling brooks I used it for my naps yesterday and I m Uberman Day 3 2002 12 25 0437 Uncategorized 12 25 02 0100 0600 Nap Had to sleep so Santa would come 1300 Food Christmas Feast Ham brisket mashed potatoes coke and a slice

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  • November 2002 - davidnunez
    has a list of all the things I am actively working on ranges from Cure Fungus in Grass in Front Yard to work stuff to Gobble Gobble 2002 11 28 0108 Journal I love Thanksgiving It s probably my favorite holiday Right now I m drooling over the smell of Mr Tom roasting away in the oven I particularly like to eat the skin So crispy and golden mmmmm Let s not forget the true meaning of Thanksgiving though we give thanks to the Baby Jesus for discovering America or something like that What time do the Cowboys play Last Week Blog Meetup 2002 11 25 2325 Events I was too early I was host so I put up my little sign but Tim the first to show wasn t there until 15 minutes after followed by Shawn over whom I m kicking myself for recognizing his face and name and not building the connection in my mind to where I ran into him before until he noticed my bewildered look and said You don t remember me do you Sorry Shawn Adina and Adam also showed Last Week EFF Meetup 2002 11 25 2300 Events I can sum up the Meetup in one line People started using the version of Unix that they first started hacking to try to win debate points From my perspective this sort of meeting was a marketing nightmare I think it s very important for the group to have these meetings and these conversations but we need to think long and hard about how we are going to allow the uber geeks to debate and rant which is Last Week High Schoolers 2002 11 25 2254 Journal I need to catch up on a few items from my silly little life last week The

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  • October 2002 - davidnunez
    0818 Journal So I spent the day rearranging things in my office at home but I m still not getting that perfect ergonomic Feng Shui Fantasy I think I resolved that I would just put things in a sort of ok place and wait until I ve built my own desk with embedded computer guts which can have a better form factor than this 6 4 rectangle in the middle of the room I found a few open source CAD and 3D 80 mph is fast 2002 10 24 0535 Best Of Journal I earned an important perspective on life yesterday I picked up my car from Pep Boys and decided I would go looking for the hub cap which I distinctly remember seeing roll off to the side of the road through my rear view mirror when my tire blew I drove by the spot and sure enough it was in the emergency lane on the far left right by the fast lane I figured I would pull It s sad very sad 2002 10 24 0251 Uncategorized Nobody loves me Nobody cares Nobody gives me peaches and pears I made a subtle and sad change to my website On a happier note at least it seems they ve caught the sniper s Scorpion Queen 2002 10 23 0131 Uncategorized Mike just sent out an email I think Dave may already own this record with the new house Link Mike I giggled and giggled when I saw this particularly at the phrase It was like being in a room at home only with thousands of little friends Thousands of little friends shudder Thanks for this link Mike Car Tire 2002 10 22 2154 Best Of Journal Front right tire blew out on Highway 183 yesterday on the way to

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  • September 2002 - davidnunez
    snake headed fish cannot find server sporadic snake My workshop 2002 09 23 1149 Journal I ve set up the corner of the workshop with the easel and workbench I applied gesso to a raw canvas I have to wait 24 hours for the white goo to dry and then I ll have to see if I should sand it and apply another coat Spreading pure white primer all over the canvas is incredibly frustrating because I was in a creative mood and wanted to start painting In an ideal studio I d ohhhh my aching back 2002 09 22 0214 Uncategorized I woke up in utter physical pain this morning This weekend upcoming week s project is to get my workshop studio set up in the garage Before yesterday my part of the three car garage was filled with junk and boxes tools and about 200 extra bricks from the builders I bought 2 more sets of metal wire shelves from Sam s so I first assembled them as one very long wall of shelves which will seperate my studio from Richard s I m on the Austin Index 2002 09 20 1119 Meta I forgot to mention that the other day I passed the screening process original design content and a reciprical link to get on the Austin Index a list of personal sites of Austin people who share a passion for publishing on the web Yea Austin Index update 09 21 02 08 21a Fixed link Thanks sean Best Laid Plans 2002 09 20 0556 Journal I m still at work My 2 00 went for 2 5 hours It was another great energizing meeting though I never did get around to my weekly review Sadly I will be dragging home my computer for the weekend to

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  • August 2002 - davidnunez
    t hold that against him no matter HOW much bad and ugly software he makes with Bose Alex 2002 08 27 0719 Microblog Alex has finally got his domain alexbain org pointing to his site Note that you have to use www alexbain org and not just alexbain org Congratulations Alex Victory 1 2002 08 27 0312 Journal Well after my lunch meeting pitch it looks pretty strong for go ahead with Tock rollout I promised the system in January of next year but between you and me it won t take that much effort to get what I have in Tock ready and customized for a rollout I m on the mangers meeting agenda for next Tuesday where I ll pictch again and give the demo That should seal the deal because I am Duh 2002 08 27 0042 Journal Whoops silly me How could I forget that Tock requires ohhhh let s see A DATABASE to run Well so much for doing a cool demo for Rip and Carissa Too bad At least I have screenshots For your amusement I ll share the content of one of my slides titled David s Philosophy Currently available technology focuses on generation of new explicit knowledge Organizing and finding knowledge in the system Knowledge is all fine and good it s Next up to bat 2002 08 26 0258 Journal So I have quite a few things on my plate right now but tomorrow I m going to give a proposal to Rip about technology assisted knowledge and ideas management in our organization Essentially it will be a rollout plan for Tock One of my ulterior motives for taking this job is that it gives me the freedom to use this place as a laboratory for my ideas and innovations in

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  • July 2002 - davidnunez
    big thank you to Sean for generously taking the time to fix his links as well Death by chocolate 2002 07 29 2217 Microblog literally Man dies in vat of chocolate July 24 2002 HATFIELD Pa AP A candy factory worker died after being submerged in a 1 200 gallon vat of liquefied chocolate police said Yoni Cordon 19 of Philadelphia was discovered in the vat by co workers at the Kargher Corporation on Tuesday authorities said Police said they believe Cordon had been working on a platform near the opening of the vat which is used for mixing and melting chocolate Nobody saw Cordon fall and it was unknown how long he was submerged before he was found Hatfield Township police detective Patrick M Hanrahan said Hanrahan said foul play was not suspected and the death was being investigated as an accident Did you feel that 2002 07 29 0727 Meta I moved the blog to a real hosting service instead of my PC If you go to davidnunez com it will forward you to davidnunez org blog soon davidnunez com and davidnunez org will both point to the same machine Sean if you have linked to particular entries those will soon stop working unless you change every reference of 66 68 66 68 8080 blog to davidnunez org blog In the meantime there are still links floating about my site that will remain broken until I go Hurray for Alex 2002 07 29 0051 Personal Alex without any challenges or prompting has put up his own web log broken link He s my former business partner and is currently VP of Engineering at a consulting company in Houston TX Apparently Alex s site is also running on his own web logging intranet software This can only spur me

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  • Aside Archives - davidnunez
    hacking away at a little app to post share what I m going to call sketchstreams I learned a lot about how I enjoy working while getting ready for maker faire I ll be adding features and tweaking the design on the blog in iterations over time rather in fell swoops Collect Wonder Tinker Build Repeat that should apply here too Jennifer Lin Magical improv from 14 year old pianist 2007 08 29 0303 Aside She talks about her creative process during composition creativity process musical ideas sketches choose one as main theme choose style to apply to theme and get inspiration from previous work make structure outline form fill in structure w ideas Polish the details Polish the entire piece Calligraphic Graphic Design Style 2007 08 13 0727 Aside design graphicdesign graphics What is the name of this style of graphic design that I see on T shirts and posters It s a very loopy calligraphic looking effect Quite a bit organic and bold usually monochromatic I m calling it Calligraphy Weeds until someone tells me otherwise Traveling to San Mateo 2007 05 15 1739 Aside I ll be at Maker Faire from Wednesday until Monday of next week I ll try to post some behind the scenes stories and event photos wrap ups at the hotel nightly Hilton Garden Inn complimentary Internet yay Hack to get all posts with Textmate Blogging Fetch 2007 03 19 1524 Aside UPDATE 2007 03 20 084041 Don t do this It s an awful hack and will grind your computer to a halt I want to hack the textmate blogging bundle to do a full download of all posts in a blog and save those posts to local disk First I just hacked the bundle to allow user to fetch any post

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