Friday, July 21, 2006

High Performance

I now have an account on Jacquard for the purpose of parallel programming, which I'll be getting into later this summer. I would imagine it's not unlike sitting in the driver's seat of a Lotus.

Those who are concerned about how I might use all this power can rest easy; I've agreed not to use it to develop weapons of mass destruction, and I am forbidden from using it on behalf of citizens of certain countries.

Friday, July 07, 2006

These robes were made for walking

Note the bell-shaped sleeves and velvet; that's what sets us Doctors apart from the mere Masters, or (I'm loath even to say it) the Bachelors.

In all seriousness, it's great to have had the degree conferred upon me, even if my transcript still lacks the Regents' imprimatur.

Thanks to Andy for being there with his camera!