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Space Moved to Github

I’ve decided to resurect my Github account and have moved the Space project over there.

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Space Now Public

I’ve been working on an idea for a game over the last while. I now think that the idea has enough traction that I want to take a swing at it. So I’m launching the project as open source now, not because I can, but because I want to.

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New Research Project

Recently, I’ve worked on a few defects at work that have involved some linux subsystems that are not as familiar to me as I’d like. To improve my own knowledge I think I should spend some time over the next couple of quarters learning about these new pieces of software.

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Just My Sort of Luck

Luck has never been one to single me out of the crowd. Especially the good kind…

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A Thursday without the Dental League

Talk about salt in the wound! Not only is the Dental Curling League finished for the year, I no longer have an excuse to leave the office early on Thursdays. Sad face…

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Becoming Dangerous

I’m learning to use my teeth; the ‘mostly harmless’ tag is in the process of being shaken off!

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But, I Don’t Wanna

Why is it so hard to motivate myself on the weekend?

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Counting My Curling Eggs Too Early

I guess I spoke too soon in my last post.

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End of 2015 Curling Season

Last night marks the last double-header of my season. Spring is upon us and soon the ice at the rink will be allowed to melt.

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Becoming a Space Investor

Elite Dangerous has grabbed me. They got me hook line and sinker. It is very much the type of game that I can lose myself for hours playing. When I first bought the game, I started playing sometime in the early afternoon. The next thing I remember - in real life, an least - it was midnight.

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Boardwalk, You and I are Through!

Three year relationships are normally painful to end. Often the end is messy and emotional. In the case of my relationship with Boardwalk though, I am ecstatic.

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Oh No, What Have I Done?

Woe is me. What have I done? Time as I know it will never be used productively again now that I have the game Elite Dangerous. The silver lining will come in the form of my alabaster, hasn’t-seen-the-sun-in-ages skin that I will be cultivating while playing Elite Dangerous.

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Mostly Moved

The last few days have been exhausting. The movers came on Friday and I have been unpacking and setting up the new apartment this weekend.

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Almost Revenge Time

I’ve finished yet another book in the Star Wars Universe. Two books left before I get to Revenge of the Sith!

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Movin On

Whelp, I’ve gone past the point of no return. I’m moving and there’s not a lot anybody can do about it now… even me.

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New Apartment, Robbie Burns, Scotch and Haggis

Things are happening! I got a new apartment for February, and tonight we are celebrating Robbie Burns with scotch and haggis!

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Linux is winning me over again

I know that is a weird statement coming from me. My job is essentially maintaining a minimal SLES OS with a number of proprietary modifications. However, I’ve been playing with Fedora 21 on my PC over the last few weeks and I’m thouroughly impressed.

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Script for Listing the Tags on my Website

To help me pick tags for my posts I wrote a little bash script to help list the tags on my website.

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Happy New Year

Welcome to 2015! It’s a new year.

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Kelowna for Xmas

December crept up on me silently and jumped me from behind. It’s now less than a week from Xmas and I’m just starting to clear the fog and wake up to the season.

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December is Upon Us

The final month of the year has come, and with it comes snow, cold, short days, and time off…

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METAL

Went to a metal concert with some guys from work on Friday night. Faces were melted, minds were blown, and it was just a messy time all round.

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Winter Has Come

We are near the end of November already and winter has landed in Edmonton and it’s here to stay until spring now.

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Changing String Gauge

I’ve decided to change string guages on my new 7 string guitar.

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New 7 String Toy

I bought myself a new toy to both challenge myself and to open up new possibilities. It fulfills a long standing wish of mine to have a few choice bits of kit on a guitar.

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