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Once again, no time for hobbies

Now that I’m on another ship, I don’t have much time off anymore. I’ve been planning on rewriting my Python programming book, writing the sequel for GUI development, and some programming projects I’d like to do. But the way my … Continue reading

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Accepted for Ph.D. program

I was just accepted to a university to start on my Ph.D. School doesn’t start until October but that’s fine. I don’t know how much time the Navy will give me to work on the degree anyways. One of the … Continue reading

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Programming ebook direct download available

For those of you tracking my book writing progress, you may be happy to know that I finally had a chance to find a file hosting site. Originally I was planning on creating a web page just for the downloads … Continue reading

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Review: Gel laptop cooling pad

(Reprinted from my Epinion. Note that there are several different types of gel coolers on the market, such as Thermaltake, Targus, et al.) I’ve owned several fan-based laptop coolers. After going on the third one because the fans are cheap … Continue reading

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Gang violence and the drug culture

I’ve been watching a lot of the History Channel’s Gangland series and Investigation Discovery’s Gang Nation lately. One thing I’ve noticed is that much of the gang violence is due, directly or indirectly, to drugs. Well, no duh. When Prohibition … Continue reading

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Moving again

First, I want to apologize to everyone who has submitted comments to the site for the last few weeks. Something happened with my email system and the notices that comments were made got sent to the spam box. I think … Continue reading

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Getting fleeced at the Navy Exchange

Having recently returned from Iraq, I found out that the new service uniforms are finally available at the Navy Exchange (NEX) Uniform Shop. These new uniforms are designed to replace the office working whites (the “ice cream man” uniform) and … Continue reading

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