Finally I’ve gotten the time and budget to get myself a new bookshelf. Previously I’ve been squeezing my books on the premium space left on my old bookshelf which is filled with books from my school days.
Now I can arrange my technology books neatly on the new bookshelf.
No wonder I kept missing my blog posts, my CMOS battery finally runs out after 3 years of use. Guess I need to get a new battery now, or else I might fscked important appointments.
For the time being, ntpdate saves the day :)
Heh, my girlfriend’s kucing is so gatal he refuses to get off the bed from my gf’s bed
btw his name is belang, and my girlfriend’s is Hazyati.. see you soon :)
It has been a while since I make myself busy with outdoor side projects. I’ve been learning the basic principles of building practical VHF antennas for the past weeks. Here’s the result of my work, 2 Meter band Slim Jim Antenna
I’ve completed a dipole and ribbon antenna for portable radio use. I might feature it on my personal blog – Please Name My..., so do check there regularly for latest updates.
Dang seems my 6 years old PC (my Ubuntu PC) is starting to show its age, so I decided to set some budget aside to get a new computer for my workstation. I’m going to use it primarily as my development computer to develop .NET, C and java applications for mobile and embedded device. My current computer, Pentium 4 1.7GHz occasionally slows down to a crawl and plays dead on me with the amount of pressure I put on it (compiling, debugging, profilling).
I’ve a budget of around RM2.3k for a complete system without monitor. I’m looking for an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, with at least 2GB of RAM and 320GB storage. I seldom play graphic intensive game so I don’t mind much about graphic cards. What concern me most is the computer performance when I’m compiling/debugging apps.
I don’t have an exact date when I’m going to get a new PC, but seeing the amount of annoyance I’ve to face with an aging workstation, I will probably get it by the start of next year. Hopefully I could write and improves more applications once I get a new workstation.
Btw, keen readers might notice that I write less frequently nowadays, rest assured this pattern will not continue for long because currently I’m being swamped out by a lot of work that I’ve to do. I’ll be back writing at full pace after this month, and yes according to statistic — November is kinda a slow month for me.