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
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6. Calendar feature? : 11:37

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Colin Marquardt said:
I noticed that calendar feature on your wiki journal. Is it one of the things mentioned in http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/oddmuse/Calendar_Extension or something different?

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5. "Academics Can Be Fun and Games" : 11:49

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The University of Southern California plans to launch a minor degree program in gaming in late November 2004, in what is reportedly a first for a major research university. The minor, which is nearing finalization, is an interdisciplinary course of ... http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2003-5/1114f.html#item12

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4. Nice quote --- computer science education : 12:08

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Bong Munoz said:
Before I step off my soapbox I'm pretty confident that we'll get better results in the future. The new generation of teachers seem to enjoy what they're doing. As Alan Perlis said, "I think that it's extraordinarily important that we in computer science keep fun in computing."*

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3. Eric's site : 18:01

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Eric Vidal's real website

Don't believe his Google footprint. ;)

2. On teachers' jobs : 19:07

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>>> learn C by him/herself, after all it is the student's responsibility.
>>> Implementing the solution is up to the student, which IMHO should be the
>> Yup, but IMHO, eventhough it's the student's responsibility, Professors
>> should always be there to _check_ if the student is doing the "Right
> Not always. They're there to teach, and nothing more. Well this is the
> attitude in UP, and it has worked well.

I am glad that my teachers had always gone the extra distance not only to teach me but to help me learn.

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(Update: 2003.11.18. Rommel Feria says that this is not reflective of the whole UP system and that it is quite different in UP Diliman.)

1. On puzzles and conversation : 20:35

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Had a pretty amazing weekend. Invited Jerome and Dominique over. Spent some 16 hours conversing over a puzzle. Great fun.

Attended the UPSA concert on Sunday. Choir performance of "This Guy's in Love with You, Pare."