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Thursday, May 24th 2001 10:23pm

Alright, that's fucked up.

I leave the circuit alone for a while, go play some action HL, come back, power it up, and it's in my good warble mode again....WTF?

I'm at a loss...

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Thursday, May 24th 2001 8:19pm

Alright dammit...

I'm in the process of circuit bending this "Micro Jammer" handheld drum toy. I've made some really cool progress on it, but now it seems like this picky ass thing is going to change its mind every other day!

I've been able to get it into this great warble sound mode that is varied with hand distance to a couple of points/probes...but alas, it goes away! I had the thing in this mode for a few hours last night, but now it's resorted to this random-like garbage mode. The sound output also seems to be worse (distorted) when put back into its "normal" mode of operation. I much prefer the other way it worked.

The kicker is, I have no idea what changed. To my knowledge, nothing has changed in that part of the circuit since last night. In fact, this isn't the first time this has happened!!! Dammit! I don't want to continue with this until I get this figured out! Argh!

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Wednesday, May 9th 2001 11:11pm

Well, it's been a few days since I got back from the Sonic Youth show in Dallas on the 4th...I figured I should just take some time to try and convey just how amazing it was. I have more respect for SY now than ever...they are truly artists!

They played an amazing set, although it was pretty short at 90 minutes. I could have listened all night. They played a good number of songs from "NYC Ghosts & Flowers" and also managed to play many of the oldies but goodies. I think the most phenomenial moment came at the end of NYCG&F when they produced this growing wall of sound. I think it's pretty pointless for me to even try and explain what this sounded like. All I can say is that it was the FULLEST sound I think I have ever heard. Very strange. They wrapped up the encore with "Drunken Butterfly" and I was really blown away. This goes down as absolutely one of the best shows I have seen. Period.

I picked up the ultra-hard-to-find Negativland "U2" CD while in Dallas. I paid way too much for it, and now I'm a bit sceptical as to whether or not it is authentic. I wish I had a way of knowing (if you know of a way, please let me know). If it's not an original, it's a really damn good copy.

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Saturday, April 28th 2001 7:19pm

Well, I may have to kill my 150 day uptime on my linux box tomorrow to throw in some more RAM I think I found (should get me up to 64Mb, but I'm not *exactly* sure yet). I also might put in a different (read: working) CD-ROM drive to replace the shitty broken Creative drive that's in there now. I'm getting impatient about trying RedHat 7.1, but I guess I'm in no real rush...

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Tuesday, April 24th 2001 8:24am

Well, I never got around to showing these off, but stm imported me into NHL2k1 a while back, and the results are pretty interesting. Check them out here and here.

Ok, so maybe it doesn't look exactly like me, but I think the results are still pretty interesting. :)

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Wednesday, April 18th 2001 9:55pm

I actually sent email to Meg Lee Chin. It's not like she'll actually respond personally or anything, so I guess it's not a big deal. I feel like such a kid though...I haven't sent fan mail in ages.

On a completely different note...can freedom really be obtained through mass quantities of 486's?

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Sunday, April 15th 2001 10:44am

I changed around how some of the web site works. I don't have apache sending all html files through php any longer...it was probably just a bad idea, but made some things more convenient. It was a bunch of maintenance work, but overall it wasn't too bad. If you notice anything that's broken, please lemme know.

I have also finished setting up mirroring for ChachScan over to Chaos. Nice.