Archive for December, 2004

Thesis Update

Thursday, December 23rd, 2004

Today, my last work day before Christmas, I gave a draft of chapters 3, 4 and 5 of my thesis to my supervisor! 🙂 This was pretty much what I was aiming for, so I’m quite happy and feel I can let myself have a week or so off now to relax and psych myself […]

What type of coffee are you?

Tuesday, December 14th, 2004


Installing Debian Sarge onto a Dell Inspiron 8100

Saturday, December 11th, 2004

A while ago I reported that I had experienced a hard drive failure on my laptop which necessitated purchasing a new one and re-installing the operating system (Debian). I had been hearing some very good things about the new Debian Installer and so gave it a whirl. The reputation is well deserved as the new […]

ACM Guide to Computing Literature

Monday, December 6th, 2004

I recently blogged about Google Scholar. While this is a great tool for finding interesting papers, I also seem to spend a lot of time trying to find the relevant meta-data for a paper someone has sent or given me, or I’ve just had lieing around for a few months and forgotten from where I […]

Write-Up and Thesis

Saturday, December 4th, 2004

So, two particularly good things happened to me this week: I was offered a job! 🙂 It’s at a large investment bank based in Canary Wharf, and since I really liked the company, and the people I met when I went to interview there, I think I shall probably accept. I started writing my thesis. […]

Australia and New Zealand in 2005

Wednesday, December 1st, 2004

It seems that lots of people I know will be in Australasia for a good part of 2005. So far we have: My sister: Melbourne from 4th Feb Abi: New Zealand (Christchurch?), for about 2 months, from 26th Feb Chris: Australia and New Zealand, 2-3 weeks in April GK: Sydney, from February Simone: Sydney I […]