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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
BX2h30min Attend Knoppix/Morphix, Squeak talks from 14:00 to 16:30 at http://www.ubit.com/company/map.html : E-Mail from Zev Blut
BXRead GK Chesterton (2005.01.15 dominique reading)
BXModify publish-planner so that it doesn't republish branches that I didn't change (2005.01.15 planner bug)
BXFind planner-multi and plan bug (2005.01.15 planner bug)
BX5min Rename planner info to planner-el : Chat on sterling.freenode.net%23emacs (2005.01.15 planner doc)
BX60min Create a "good practices" section in planner doc (2005.01.15 planner doc)
CCBlog about http://www.mybanaue.com (philippines)

Notes

1. Planner poetry

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I'm up to here with things to do
  And buried under data
The notes I keep all filed away,
  The tasks--I'll do them later.

+1 to put things off a day,
  Tomorrow: work 'til all is done,
Today I can relax--but then
  Tomorrow'll never come.

My webpage looks impressive, sure,
  But check a few days later.
The same tasks appear. I know,
  I'm such a procrastinator.

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2. TLUG meeting: Knoppix

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Today we have two presenters talking. Before we do that, we usually have new faces give a short introduction.

- Craig. In and out of Japan, 1996 to 1999. In Tokyo since November. - Laslow. I heard that this is the place you go to get your old Lotus 123 programs fixed. UNIX user since 1996 or so. - Phil. First time here. Been in Japan for two months. Probably stay here for a couple of months more. Managed VPN services from Japan to China. - Zev. Somehow TLUG president for this year. Linux user since 1995, but wasn't very serious. Personal use, on and off, since 2000.

Edmund Edgar is going to talk about making live CDs.

- Ooooh, apt-get works after you chroot Knoppix's source/. - Making the compressed filesystem takes around an hour on an average computer of today. - Need a lot of disk space and memory. HD: 700 MB for iso, space for the uncompressed filesystem (3-4 GB), lots of virtual memory (at least 700 MB of available virtual memory). - GRUB can boot ISOs directly? That'd be handy. - Knoppix Japanese distribution

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3. Squeak talk

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- Luca, from Italy. Been in Japan for 1 year. 4 months in Tokyo. Lived in Sendai. Working as a private researcher on computational electromagnetic fields. Solve big system of equations using Linux. Not a system administrator, but he likes it. - Dave. I also just moved here from Sendai. Looking for work as a sysad in Tokyo. Moved here on Wednesday. Lived in Sendai for a few months. Moved from Vancouver. - George. Six months in Japan. Came at the December meeting at the pub and had a specific Linux question; thrill to be there, so came back this time and next time will come early so that he won't get lost. Moved from South Carolina last June. - Keith. Met some of you at the pub. Have been here for the last 4 months. Come from Australia. - Kevin. Three months. Moved from New York. Wife Miki. Working at Nokia. - Jim. Usually wakes up late. Been in Japan for around 14 years. Works for Puma. Use Linux there--one machine, starting to play with it.

Squeak! Squeak!

Datacomm guy, college student--Keio University. Wife teaches English and computer technology.

- Alan Kay Project — teaching children with Squeak

Squeakland, Play with Squeak, squeak.or.kr, small land, croquet (3d environment for Squeak), Tweak (nextgen of Morphic), but stick with the versions available today.

I want. =)

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4. Pictures

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Blurry pictures. Whoops. =)

It was cold and the weather was terrible, but I had tons of fun. Learned a lot. Met many interesting people. Good day. =)

Can't wait to try out Squeak! If the weather doesn't clear up tomorrow, I might spend the whole day just playing around with it. Could also go on a museum trip instead of going for poi practice. I'll look rather silly carrying a staff around Yoyogi Park, and damp dirt's not very good for kevlar anyway...

Hey, BS 2 is going to have an Alfred Hitchcock special: 24th to the 28th, 8 PM.

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