The Thinking Game

I suppose it’s a problem that a lot of people experience – I don’t want to claim any kind of uniqueness here. I mean, everybody is an individual (bleat), but I have a real problem with procrastinating about things. I get stuck on the process. HOW you do things.…

iPod Annoyances

I love my iPod. I mostly use it in the car and while I’m on the train / walking to/from the station. The biggest annoyance with it though, is that while I’m driving, the screen randomly changes from portrait mode to landscape “coverflow” mode, which is fucking annoying,…

Learning Java #4

Since Apache James can do pretty much whatever I want it to do, and it would make an excellent base for whatever I might be able to dream up in terms of a filtering MTA, I ended up scrapping the idea of learning Java for a while. (Man, the font…

(Not) Learning Java #3.1

… and have I done anything since yesterday? No. Big surprise there. Actually, I have another distraction. I bought an Amaz(ing)on Kindle the other day. Loving it to bits… but now I have the severe distraction of organizing the collection of e-books that I have into some semblance of…

(Not) Learning Java #3

Ah, the bane of my life, procrastination, has struck again. I had the idea to develop a mail filtering server (MTA) that would essentially be a gateway in the email system that would process incoming email and then output it to another (external) MTA, such as a groupware server of…

Learning Java #2

I’ve read through some of the tutes on Oracle’s site. Completed the annoying Hello World app – it is just me, or are these freaking boring? While I understand what it is trying to do, if you’re already familiar with programming, it’s pretty damn annoying. And yes,…

Learning Java #1

My foray in to learning Java has just begun. Actually, it began a few weeks ago when I decided I want to do it for various reasons, and then a short while after that I thought of a project that would make learning it worthwhile. Back then, when Learning Java…

It's a bitch, baby

I am a terminal procrastinator. I rarely finish projects that I start, and it is annoying the hell out of me. It’s probably because I’m lazy, or maybe it’s because I’m easily distracted. I don’t know. I’m not going to try psychoanalyze myself right…