Back from DefCon.

Back from DefCon. Don't know how I'm still on my feet right now. Went to lots of talks, went wandering more than is usual for me at DefCon, attended some incredible shows. Still smarting from how much even a lousy meal costs in Las Vegas. Had an incredibly lousy pair of plane flights to and from Vegas.

And now, back to figuring out how to reacclimate with workaday life.

Still alive.

Nope. No GLaDOS references today.

As you may or may not be aware, certain parts of the world have come under fire, literally. This has hit me very hard in some very tender places, and I'm not handling it well. Dealing with it has, to a large extent, required staying offline so I don't fry my forebrain.

Work's running me pretty hard, with multiple late-nighters strung end to end.

I'm working on my slides for HOPE in my spare time. I might even get to practice them soon. After that comes more proof-of-concept code that you (yes, you!) can try …

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Time for the seasons to change.

Still here. Still have lots of pictures to put up.

Busy at work and at home. Trying not to get sick.

Tired. About all I have it in me to do right now is read.

Still alive, just busy. And tired.

I'll have stuff to post about New Year's. Really.

Right now I'm still trying to adjust to something approximating a normal diurnal schedule and not having too much luck at it. My ability to sequence words is largely nonfunctional at the moment (my coherence at present is illusory, I assure you) and the best I can manage is pale imitation of ADHD.

I really should go to bed.

Not dead, only sleeping.

I'm still alive, but with everything going on at work and at home I'm pretty ragged right now. I've been working on an essay or two that I wanted to post but it takes an act of will right now to string together a single paragraph. I'm also hoping to track down some unusual glitches on the back end of my website with the help of PivotX's lead developer, but that'll have to happen after I get a good night's sleep.

Frankly, I don't trust myself to not write something impressively stupid while feeling like my head is stuffed …

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Life and sleep deprivation.

Disclaimer: I got three hours of sleep last night because my sleep schedule is screwed. This post will probably not make a whole lot of sense.


Lyssa and I organized craft night at our place on Friday evening and put the word out for folks to come over and work on stuff. There isn’t much else that you can say about that, really – I’ve been experimenting with Arch Linux on my netbook to get a sense for whether or not it will work for my purposes. I would eventually like to use my EeePC as a wearable computer …

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It's amazing what a couple of pots of coffee can do.

It's been one of those weeks where I've got nothing I wanted to get done accomplished, but a great deal that I needed to do got taken care of.

Wednesday afternoon was my rescheduled for tooth #31, the next-to-last molar on the bottom right side of my mouth. Unlike previous times, this tooth wasn't actually too badly off; the nerve, I'm told, wasn't as heavily involved like the other couple of times so it was a pretty straightforward task for Dr. Brian Suh, the grand master of endodontics, to drill it out and start carving away. As before …

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