personal February 11, 2013 Jack No comments

Creativity In, Creativity Out

I have never wanted to write a novel as bad as when I was reading a good one. I have never wanted to code as much as when I’ve just discovered a brilliant piece of engineering. I have never wanted to throw down on canvas or clay than when I’ve watched an artist in fugue […]

personal June 16, 2011 Jack No comments

Nerd Do Well: I met Simon Pegg

I managed to catch Simon Pegg at his Bookpeople (local Austin independent bookstore) signing of his humorous biography “Nerd Do Well” last night. I was completely starstruck. If you don’t count kernel hackers, I’ve never met anyone honestly famous before. I tried not to be too embarrassing, but he seemed cool. I also finally got […]

personal September 10, 2010 Jack No comments

New Machine

This is my first post for a topic not intended for a larger audience =). I’m building a new machine. I ordered the parts from Newegg and they should be here on Monday. Although… they are here in TX already (yes, I have the tracking number stats open in my browser right now, did you […]