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Tasks
Priorities - A: high, B: medium, C: low; Status - _: unfinished, X: finished, C: cancelled, P: pending, o: in progress, >: delegated. Covey quadrants - Q1 & Q3: urgent, Q1 & Q2: important
A1XDo some spring cleaning
A2XE-mail all my students
A3XFollow up conference attendees
A4XMerge nick completion ordering patch (E-Mail from Jeremy Maitin-Shepard)
A5XPay Equitable bill
A6XHandle change of grade
B1XCheck out bluepoint and see if I want to volunteer there (E-Mail from Dominique Cimafranca <[email protected]>)
B2XType in the TeachingEvaluations and post them on my website
Schedule
Notes

1. Dreamweaver MX, Flash MX with CrossOver Office : 15:01

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http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/10/28/031219&mode=thread&tid=126&tid=152&tid=163&tid=185

So apparently it works now, but CrossOver Office is still a bit expensive... I hope the straight WINE people get it working soon. =)

2. Controlled dual-booting --- linux : 15:30

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From Slashdot:
Set up Lilo with two targets: Linux and Winders.

Make Linux the default target to boot to.

When you're inside of Linux, and you want to set it so it boots Windows for the next boot, and only the next boot, then you do a

lilo -R windows ; shutdown -r now

The next boot will be into Windows. The boot after that will be back into Linux.

4. Migration document from Windows to Linux : 16:11

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5. Elisp snippet for sucking data into BBDB : 18:26

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(defun sacha/suck-data-into-bbdb (notes)
  "Create BBDB data given NOTES.
The region should contain data of the form:
name | company | e-mail"
  (interactive "MEnter notes string: ")
  (while (re-search-forward "^\\(.*?\\)\s*|\s*\\(.*?\\)\s*|\s*\\(.*?\\)\s*$" nil t)
    (let* ((name (match-string 1))
           (company (match-string 2))
           (net (match-string 3))
           (record (bbdb-search-simple nil net)))
      (if record
          (bbdb-record-set-notes record (concat (bbdb-record-notes record) "\n" notes))
        (bbdb-create-internal name company net nil nil notes)))))

7. Not much happened today : 23:15

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Filed for a change of grade because I should have graded someone on the undergraduate scale instead of the graduate scale.

Having problems launching OO.o after recent upgrade.

Settled credit-card bill.

8. Try Science! --- education : 23:19

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http://www.tryscience.org/

Dominique Cimafranca brought this excellent site to my attention. It's geared more toward K-12, but it has lots of interesting experiments.

I wonder if we can make a college CS version...

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