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Busy busy busy

Thursday, March 3rd, 2005
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I spent like all of today putting the new 6600 GT in atlas, my linux box. Lots of bad things happened, then I fixed them all. And it took forever beacuse I have to unplug and move atlas every time I need to work on it. ANYWAY, I think this is working. I haven't started programming anything yet, but it hasn't crashed my 3D programs the couple of times I've run them.

I did try the DOOM 3 demo, which crashed my system pretty good (responded to ping, but couldn't get in).

I also should have been putting in a new 300GB drive to replace /home, but the one I got from newegg was DOA. It makes a lovely *click* sound.

Also got a zalman flower for parabellum, my windows machine, but that will have to wait for tomorrow. I am wiped out.

I have decided to get he.net to host kvance.com with their cheap virtual hosting deal. It's still way more expensive than I was paying, but the fact is that right now I don't even expect mail to kvance.com to go through. This is also an important step towards getting a non-livejournal kvance website back on the internet.
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[User Picture]From: dormando
2005-03-04 08:31 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2005-03-06 02:31 am (UTC)
You should have said something one of the other times I was complaining about kvance.com, now it's too late :P
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[User Picture]From: dormando
2005-03-06 06:53 am (UTC)
Oh well! I hadn't realized you wanted to actually .. you know .. DO something about it :)
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2005-03-05 06:38 pm (UTC)
Speaking of games:
http://www.penny-arcade.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=85161

E3
Q.) Can I get in any other ways than being a member of the gaming industry?
A.) Yes you can, there are two ways:

-Be a member of the press/media. This is all outlined in the media section of www.e3expo.com

-Be a Student in college. To do this, you much choose a package to spend your hard earned monies on (free package is the exception, look to next question for answer). To apply as a student, you need to send along with your money, a copy of your student ID, a copy of your official course list for the current schooling year, and a letter for the faculty dean/chair of your program saying you're a student of the course, and that you should go since it benefits and extends your career/learning/future.


:O This was unknown to me!
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2005-03-06 02:33 am (UTC)
What a hassle... still working on getting into that there gaming industry :)
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2005-03-06 02:42 am (UTC)
har har.

There's some company coming to my department's for Editors Day, so Nyaaah! I don't remember the name offhand, its White something... White Cloud?

Bet you wish you were here ;D
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