Wednesday 9 October 2013

Eye of the storm!

Went to Leuven and Brussels to visit a fellow Ph.D. end of September, looks to be a good place to stay. Life's pretty tough as a post-doc at Leuven though... And that new buddy icon comes from Brussels, in front of the Atomium, for the curious minds out there.

During the actual trips (airport, plane, train), I got bored enough that I ordered a netbook in the middle of Leuven, during the last days of my student discounts. For browsing and reading books you inquire? Hah, I scoff at the idea; for hacking! Got myself a little 11.6" Lenovo E130 because I'm too cheap and too much of a tinkerer to be happy with a Macbook Air. I've been working away on it to reduce power-usage and optimize the boot-time, not quite happy with the 5+ s that I have right now, I can do better. And supend and hibernation works for once. That's what you get when you buy proper stuff. And right now I'm writing HWM from scratch so that I can fix a few bugs that I've been living with since 2008/2009 or whenever I started running the DWM-fork version fo HWM.

Been hotting up my bike recently, only thing left is to bleed the hydraulic brakes. And then to see how far I can go in Alandsryd.

And kind of looking for a job. And here ends the post. *organ music*

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