NaNoScriptMo

Last year, I used OpenOffice.org to write my NaNoWriMo entry. The problem is, I really don’t like OpenOffice.org, but I want to be able to easily generate an HTML copy of my entry. I also want to be able to keep statistics about my progress.

Thus this trio of NaNoWriMo support scripts were born.
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Missouri History X

I’ve decided on the topic of the paper I need to write for my Civil War and Reconstruction class. It’s grown out of an in-joke between me and my roommate, of all things.
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I Can’t Be Trusted With Shoelaces

I’m a senior at Purdue. I’m more likely than not going to graduate school. I get good grades, etc., etc.

So why have shoelaces been giving me all sorts of trouble lately?!
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They’re GREat!

Gee, I bet nobody ever came up with that pun regarding taking the GRE….
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FLCL Returns to Adult Swim

If you’re like me, the only thing better than new episodes of both The Brak Show and Aqua Teen Hunger Force every Sunday night is the return of FLCL to the Adult Swim weeknight lineup.

(At least, as far as night-time animated comedies go.)
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Notifications

In the very near future, updates to this blog should appear on blo.gs and weblogs.com. So if you use one of those services and want to watch for new posts, you probably know what to do.

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Testing

Lots of tests coming up in the next couple of weeks.
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Double Meanings

The front page of the Sunday St. Louis Post-Dispatch includes a list of notable quotes from the weak. One of the quotes in today’s paper read, “You can’t secure America from the District of Columbia.”
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A Note to Keyboard Users

If your computer has a shift key, please take note that if you use it, you run the risk of SunnComm suing you under the DMCA. Why? Because holding the shift key when inserting a CD into your Windows computer defeats their high-tech copy protection system.

Update: Edward Felton reports that SunnComm has changed its mind and won’t sue Halderman for his research.
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Jambox Update

In my free time, I’m working on yet another music player, called Jambox. Once I make one or two more changes to it, I’ll post a development release of it.
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Registered for the GRE

Yesterday I finally decided it was about time I register to take the GREs, since I’m strongly considering going to grad school after I graduate. Lucky I did, too, since I found out that yesterday also happened to be the last day to register for the GRE Computer Science subject test to be able to take it Nov 8.

You’d think that signing up for the GRE General Test and a GRE Subject Test would be very similar processes, wouldn’t you? Not so.
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NaNoWriMo 2002 Entry

I’ve uploaded a copy of my NaNoWriMo entry from last year:

Save Point (HTML Version)
Save Point (PDF Version)
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Greetings!

It’s never too early (or too late) for the “welcome to my shiny new blog” post, I suppose.
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