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March 15th, 2009

Pi day projects. @ 03:18 am

Mood: accomplished accomplished

Today's date formed a shortened version of the number of Pi - 3.14

Projects:
Install Jellystone's second brain - Intel Xeon Dual Core 2.33GHz - check
Install Bootbear's replacement OS/boot drive - check
Install a Mandriva 2009 PWP on it - Check - Work Progressing.

Recently Completed Projects:
Install Jellystone's 3rd & 4th GB of RAM - check.


Jellystone is a Dell Precision 690 workstation running WinXPPro
Bootbear is a homegrown Linux box built on an ASUS P3C-D mobo w/ 2@800MHz Slot1 P3's and 512MB RDRAM
 
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From:mrwhistlebear
Date:March 15th, 2009 01:58 pm (UTC)
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Your projects are such a mix of "I feel all nice and homey/snuggly (Jellystone), but still AI-esque freaked-out ("homegrown Linux box")...its simultaneously cool and scary. =)

Then again, having just finished a couple of really good dystopian cyberpunk SF novels by Ian McDonald, I'm probably projecting. hehe

And thank you for indirectly revealing to me the meaning of Pi Day. Very funny, very cool, eminently geeky - which explains why so many of the folks I know posted about it.

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From:geekbearjeff
Date:March 15th, 2009 11:26 pm (UTC)
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heh.

Pi Day - yes, I first heard about it on on a friend's LJ a year or two ago and decided that I would mention it this year. I did a calculation which revealed that there is an interpretation that could get you down to the Pi Minute, but that was a stretch.

googling for Pi Day reveals:
http://www.piday.org/
and
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pi_Day

Enjoy.
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From:kumberbear
Date:March 26th, 2009 12:14 am (UTC)

March 27th!!

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Howdy Jeff,
Well I wrote you a birthday email and tried to find a valid email address for you but that message was just returned so even though it's somewhat inappropriate perhaps to wish you Happy Birthday on this thread, that's exactly what I'm doing, lol.
Hey man, if you can, shoot me an email at mitch dot deighan at comcast dot net so I'll be able to forward the note I wrote but even if you don't shoot me a note I hope you have a real nice birthday!
BIRTHDAY HUGS!
Mitch
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From:geekbearjeff
Date:March 28th, 2009 02:08 am (UTC)

Re: March 27th!!

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its not inappropriate at all.

Thanks!

(I'll check into the e-mail issue...)
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From:supercub
Date:March 27th, 2009 11:03 pm (UTC)

Hey Papa

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Happy Birthday
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From:geekbearjeff
Date:March 28th, 2009 01:57 am (UTC)

Re: Hey Papa

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[huggers]

Thanks!

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