I just got invited to apply for a Platinum Amex card … but I’m not sure if I really want it. It’s going to cost $900 per year (yes, that’s $900 !!!!) – but there are quie a few benefits you get for that (which I’m not going to detail here … look it up … [Read More »]
Archives for October 2004
I forgot to do my normal blog entry from the Qantas club lounge on Monday … think I was too busy playing The Sims 2 :D I’m down here all week attending (and helping with logistics for) a class. Portal v5.1 beta … really interesting stuff actually.
Our electricity provider has been pestering us for a couple of months, trying to get us to sign a 3-year contract for the supply of energy exclusively from them. As a sweetner, they offer a 4% discount on their normal supply charges. Now, I’ve already refused once without even considering the offer because I simply … [Read More »]
I recently bought a copy of The Sims 2 but when I installed it, I found it was stuck at a resolution of 800×600, and I couldn’t get it to run any higher. My laptop has a native resolution of 1024×768, so it would be much better to run the game at that level. The … [Read More »]
Just completed 20,000 workunits on SETI – yay. Time to move a couple of machines back over to Boinc now that they seem to have fixed the worst of their hardware problems.