I’m proud to announce that I now have a veterinarian in the family – many congratulations to my sister Hege, who today finished her final exam at the Budapest Faculty of Veterinary Science!
She’ll receive her diploma in about a months time, and of course I’m going down to attend the graduation ceremony with others in the familiy.
Apple owners – smarter than the average loser who buys a PC:
Don’t know how to pick up and carry your iMac G5? It’s easy.
Before moving your computer, make sure all cables and cords are disconnected.
Pick up the iMac G5 by grasping both sides of the computer. Carry it to wherever you wish.
(From today’s NTK newsletter.)
I’ve recently started listening to the US band Brian Jonestown Massacre after they were higly recommended on a local radio station, and I downloaded all their stuff from their mp3 page.
Their music is influenced by many different styles – 60s pop, 70s psychedelia and 90s indie rock/shoegazing with a bit of that great psychedelic indian sitar sound thown in. Named after the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist and the town of religious fanatics who committed mass suicide in 1978, they’ve existed since the early 90s, which kind of makes me regret I had not heard of them earlier…
Oslo Atletico – Last Ninja from the recent (and most excellent) Don’t Hang The DJ Volume Two compilation – 8-bit microcomputer-game influenced music for the dance floor!
Also from the same release comes Pizzy Yelliot – Could You Be Loved – this is what happens when one of Oslo’s leading DJs attempt a Bob Marley cover while under the influence of noxious chemicals 🙂
Well, she might not blow just yet, but over the last weeks scientist have been watching the Mount St. Helens volcano in the US state Washington for signs of a possible violent eruption, which might happen in a a couple of days or weeks.
In the meantime, there’s the Mount St. Helens VolcanoCam at Johnston Ridge a few kilometers away, which offers an excellent view of the action at the volcano: