November 25th, 2007



I think I love php because it's the first programming language I ever DID anything with. I mean, I wrote awesome programs in TI-BASIC in high school to try and earn notoriety; to this day I like to think people thought I was smart for making TI-plinko. But I'm not sure. PHP was real though! Hacking into my forum, making neatly evenly-distributed quizzes, whatever... I embraced it. I didn't struggle to learn PHP, it just sort of revealed itself to me.

So anyhow I have to do a project for embedded systems, and we're using C#, and i just don't care. read an XML file... oooh... big whoop.

Last night the internet went down, so I actually left the apartment. I went roller skating with marc and humaazul! it was a blast!

I know it's not December yet, but I've been thinking a lot about my new-years resolutions. I think I will divide them into two categories: 2008, and 2008 post-graduation. In the post-grad category: join roller derby. because it seriously is a blast, the season starts in May, and it's a new exciting way for me to get in shape.

Before may I'm just going to let school suck my life out like I have so far. Oh, I guess this weekend hasn't been so bad... I'm in recovery mode from my exit exam. I've slept in until 9 every day, and that's a pretty big deal, especially considering that on Friday night, I went to BED a little after 9. I still do wish I was one of those people who didn't need recovery periods from school. I wish I could just work work work from the second my eyes open to the second they can't stay that way, without needing a mental break. Some people say that's not healthy; I say it's productive! even better! but I've never been able to do it, I snap, lose my concentration, and spend days drifting around where I live re-organizing closets and watching movies. I'm more workaholic than some people, but really it's an art, and I'm not where I'd like to be.

call me elitist, but...

Okay, I decided again that I don't like facebook. I didn't like it at first because I'm sick of social networking sites. Then I got dragged into it, and it was cool for a while because I got invited to stuff. Now I'm annoyed by it, because random people who I sorta know are bugging me on there, and they're not that interesting. The only thing I have in common with them is that we went to school together, or work together, or something... and I hate to say it, but that's not enough. Just because I recognize your name, that doesn't mean you're interesting to me.

My livejournal friends are interesting. the spacefemmites are interesting. They've all got something to say. Just some random guy I work with who found his way online and uploaded a picture? That would be "taking up space".

So, that's my bonus reason to hate social networking sites: they make boring people believe that the internet is good a place for them to be, like they can add something to it, without actually having a voice or personality. This would be false.