Took the TOEFL (May 24, 2004, 0) - Am still somewhat annoyed that I got one of the listening questions
wrong. Max score 297. We’ll see what my actual score is in two to
Main part of test easy. Plenty of time, really. Finished entire test
in two hours. Took all 30 minutes for the essay part.
Free Software and Open Source Symposium, Toronto, Oct 26-27 (September 2, 2006, 0) - Via Kelly Drahzal: there’ll be a Free Software and Open Source Symposium in Toronto from Oct 26 to 27. Admission for full-time students to the symposium is just CAD 10.00! I will so be there, if only to hang out.
The workshops look like mainly intro courses, which isn’t bad. I’d
like to see more people get
Modification of johnsu01′s scoring (February 18, 2005, 0) - The following code allows you to sort tasks based on regexp matches
against the line. It’s fairly simple, but may give people ideas about
fancier task sorting.
(setq planner-sort-tasks-key-function 'planner-sort-tasks-by-score)
(defvar planner-score-rules '(("read" . 50))
"Alist of planner scoring rules of the form (regexp . score-value).
Tasks with higher scores are listed first.")
(defun planner-sort-tasks-by-score ()
"Sort tasks by
Thoughts on the CS161 test (February 17, 2004, 0) - I’m halfway done checking the second long test in operating systems,
and I have a few thoughts about it. As a teacher, I suspect I’m
supposed to go along with the official line, but somehow, I feel that
something’s wrong here.
The test was easy. It was just memorization and regurgitation. Because
the different sections covered the same material and
Courses deployed (June 17, 2004, 0) - Okay, http://courses.ateneo.edu/submit/ should be ready for use. I
think. Well, at least the project creation and submission parts work,
and that’s all that matters at this point anyway. I really, really
love darcs dist. I develop and test on my laptop, using darcs to track
revisions. When done with a patch, I record it and call an
“update-courses” shell script,