the so-called post PC era

when i was younger i used to be one of the types of people that was always eager to play with the latest gadgets. i had high hopes for the pocketpc PDAs and bought one during their heyday. like most people i imagine, i stopped using it after a year or so. for me…it simply […]

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ideal fishing rod/reel (for me)

6.5-7 ft. composite rod double foot ceramic guides EVA foam grip medium action spinning reel

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some of my favorite h.p. lovecraft

i was reminiscing the other day about how i was first introduced to h.p. lovecraft. i had a friend in highschool who was reading up quite a few of the del ray lovecraft publications at the time. this publication run were the books with the mostly greyscale covers that contained one element of the color […]

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free annual credit report

since there are lots of misleading links out there i figured i’d jot down the real location to get your free annual credit report: http://www.annualcreditreport.com

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scion tc 2005: reset ecu

i had a stereo head unit installed in my scion tc recently and after the installation i could no longer control the passenger window from the driver side controls. a quick google revealed that the ECU (engine control unit?) needed to be reset. the instructions i followed were disconnecting the negative terminal of the battery […]

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useful math links

great for verifying answers: limit calculator – http://www.numberempire.com/limitcalculator.php matrix calculator – http://www.bluebit.gr/matrix-calculator/ cramer’s rule calculator – http://sks99.com/ch9/deter/calcdeter.htm another cramer’s rule calc – http://www.analyzemath.com/Calculators/Calculator_syst_eq.html yet another cramer’s rule calc – http://ncalculators.com/matrix/cramers-rule-calculator.htm partial fractions – http://calc101.com/webMathematica/partial-fractions.jsp arithmetic sequence calculator – http://www.basic-mathematics.com/arithmetic-sequence-calculator.html binomial theorem calculator – http://www.kusashi.com/binomial.php tangent lines – http://cs.jsu.edu/~leathrum/Mathlets/tangents.html taylor series expansion calc – http://www.solvemymath.com/online_math_calculator/calculus/taylor_series/index.php

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old friends

what started out maybe as a stray thought for you…became a delusional vision of reality that you immersed yourself in. and once it began it was too late to come back.

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samsung eternity

before i forget to mention…my previous phone which was the samsung eternity has a horrible touchscreen. absolutely horrible. i can’t believe i actually got used to using it. you have a to press super hard to get it to register anything and kind of have to use the tips of your fingers too. so after […]

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shopping

i was in a bookstore yesterday and i was browsing the selections. i didn’t really get interested/excited by anything i saw. not because i have lost interest in reading and not because all of the selections sucked…or anything like that. it’s just that i think the internet has really ruined my interest in shopping in […]

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cellphone thoughts

i think i’ve stated that the nokia n900 is my dream phone. i just have to put that dream on hold because i can’t afford it. so i’ve been thinking about 2nd best. i see my 2nd best option as being an android phone. not really linux, but linux-based. it’s not really an OS that […]

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