April 29, 2003

God Bless America

I've taken a stab at learning classical guitar. I bought a crappy guitar on Ebay and started working through a book of Fernando Sor pieces. I've found two significant barriers... (read more)

Posted by chip at 12:11 AM to: Austin
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April 23, 2003

Blogswap: Fear and Loathing for the Good Old Days

Link: Fear and Loathing ... My entry for Austin Blogswap Day has been posted to Jeremy Kraybill's weblog. The idea was that on Monday, a bunch of Austin Bloggers would... (read more)

Posted by chip at 12:21 AM to: My Happy Life
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April 22, 2003

Blogswap: Wi-Fi Co-Op Util.

It's the Day After Austin Blogswap Day! We celebrate by posting the guest blog entry that should have appeared yesterday--but we never got around to because we were too busy...... (read more)

Posted by chip at 09:58 PM to: Austin
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April 21, 2003

Stylin' Code

I just got email from Eric Raymond saying he was planning to use some of my code in his forthcoming book The Art of Unix Programming. He is planning to... (read more)

Posted by chip at 02:39 PM to: Software
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April 11, 2003

The City Does Wi-Fi

This week, the City of Austin deployed its first public access wireless Internet hotspot. The hotspot covers the John Henry Faulk main library, the Austin History center to its north,... (read more)

Posted by chip at 01:09 AM to: Austin
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April 10, 2003

Drama--and Hypocrisy--at the Council Chambers

As previously threatened, I did attend tonight's public hearing on the proposed No-Smoking Ordinance for Austin. It was a surprisingly difficult experience. Further, I encountered an incident so bizarre and... (read more)

Posted by chip at 10:55 PM to: Austin, My Happy Life
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April 09, 2003

Continuing the Wireless Discussion

We continue the discussion of wireless networking initiatives at tonight's meeting of the City of Austin Telecommunications Commission. I'll be noting some articles of interest: some discussing recent issues, others... (read more)

Posted by chip at 05:26 PM to: Austin
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Cough! Cough!

A friend emails me asking if I'd like to go to Ego's on Thursday to listen to The Nortons. I write back, declining. I find myself listening to less and... (read more)

Posted by chip at 01:06 PM to: Austin
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