Because “m00” just doesn’t sound right

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http://oink.cd/
http://www.ifpi.org/content/section_news/20071023.html
http://uk.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUKL2315584520071023
http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,22637786-23109,00.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/tees/7057812.stm
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I already miss you.

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Almost like Christmas

The stuff I ordered finally arrived yesterday – what a joy! So, what exactly did it contain? If 1 picture > 1000 words <=> 3 pictures > 3000 words:

It’s not very large, but the package didn’t fit in the postbox

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Wrapped pretty tightly in plastic

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*drumwhirl*

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“You should’ve invested in a better camera” you may think, but don’t you agree that low-quality photos taken with the mobile phone are pretty charming? No? Me neither.

Anyway, what exactly is it? Well, if you can’t tell by looking at the pictures, I see little point in teilling you. *Hint* Maybe they’ll appear on this blog again, in another context.

By the way, let me notice you that K/Ubuntu 7.10, know as Gutsy Gibbon, is going to be released tomorrow. Hooray!

IN RAINBOWS

In Rainbows

10 things to do before I [random nice saying]

I don’t really have an ultimate goal of life, nor some kind of dream. Sounds pretty boring, doesn’t it? I can see how I’m heading in a certain direction, but there’s no end in sight. And I guess I’m happy with that.

I wasn’t even going to write something like this in the first place. But now you can understand what kind of list I’m going to write; it isn’t a list of goals I have to achieve, and if it was a todo list you would think that I’m pretty weird, wouldn’t you? Maybe you already do.

Basically, it goes like this: I have lots of stuff to do, and it’s getting late. So I’ve decided to write a useless list just to kill some time. I think it sounds pretty reasonable, so here it goes (in the order they appeared in my somewhat tired brain (quantum physics really makes you dizzy; perfect if you feel everything else isn’t confusing enough))

“10 Things”

1. Ascend in Nethack. Without reading spoilers or such.
2. Write my own, unique, plasmoid.
3. Reach at least level 250 on GNUjump, or rather XJump, as I prefer the latter one. Huzzah!
4. Be able to play Recuerdos de la Alhambra decently.

5. Learn how to glide on a certain vehicle.
6. Finish reading The Feynman Lectures on Physics series.
7. Help developing amazing applications such as Amarok, or maybe start a new project (I have some ideas, but unfortunately not the time)
8 … Write that damn KTips post. (!)

So I ended up with 8 things. Too bad. Gotta do some math now, good night everyone.

Voicies of the Lifestream

If you are a Final Fantasy fan like me, and enjoy the music in the games, I have good news. Quote from the homepage:

Final Fantasy VII: Voices of the Lifestream is an OverClocked ReMix Album featuring free fan arrangements from the soundtrack to Square’s legendary Final Fantasy VII for the Sony Playstation.

From jazz to techno to rock to classical, it features over forty five tracks from over forty artists, each interpreting composer Nobuo Uematsu‘s works in their own unique style.”

So what are you waiting for? Go and grab the album now.

FFVII VotL

“A New, More Powerful, Desktop” for Mac OS X

Conjure is a new an application for Mac OS X which replaces the traditional desktop. According to their website, it let’s you deal with things in a “completely unstructured, visual, and organic way.” Some of the features mentioned are the ability to type text or draw lines directly on the desktop, record audio files and an instant overview mode of something that seems to be similar to virtual desktops.

As a picture says more than thousand words, here you go:

Conjure

Anyone else who gets Plasma/Basket vibes?
If you think it sounds interesting, a video will be available on their homepage soon (tomorrow, it says).

Oh, did I mention that it costs USD 34.99?

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Hello World!

As everyone has one, I figured I should start a blog too. And here I am, writing my first (but definitely not last) blog post. Oh right, almost forgot to say; welcome to my blog!

I won’t blog much about my own life, although you’ll probably see some glimpses of it from time to time. The main topics of this blog is about some of my interests: FOSS (Free and open software), in particular KDE, programming and maybe later science. You will find tutorials to KDE applications, and hopefully I’ll start and/or get involved in interesting projects that I can blog about.

Until next time…