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How to Print a Giant Google Map

  I love maps, especially really huge maps that you see in public places like a metro station or museum.  I wanted one for my place and after some work, printed out a giant map of Tokyo that covers the entirety of one of my walls.  Luckily I have access to the laser printers at […]

No More TV for Me

My wife and I decided to get rid of our cable.  Actually it was more of my wife’s decision than mine.  Looking for ways to spend less money every month, our $35 we were giving to Comcast for a bucket of programming we almost never watched seemed a good candidate for the ax.  I haven’t […]

You Know You Job Sucks When. .

If you clock out early, and by early I mean anywhere from 45 to 2 seconds early, and your boss not only cares but sends you an email and gives you a "personal development issue", then you know your job sucks.  Observe:   Hi Ben, It looks like you clocked out early (but within the […]

You Get it 10 Minutes Too Late

Had a linear algebra exam this morning.  I was doing well up to the last problem when I got stuck.  You’ve had that happen haven’t you?  Something gets stuck in the cogs in your brain and higher order thinking grinds to a halt.  You see the page, you are aware of the problem and you […]

Random Things I’ve Been up to Lately

Learning how to invert Matrices and having fun with reduced echelon form. Expanding my classical music collection and attempting to correctly tag all the files.  I’m now re ripping my CDs to FLAC.  Hard drive space is cheap and expansive, why not have a bit for bit copy of the CD? Still driving my little […]

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