I turned 22 today. Happy birthday to me. Unlike my usual birthdays, I celebrate it in Latvia today, and how many people (except for the 2.3 million Latvians) can say that they did? It’s great, but very different out here. When I get home I’ll might write down a story with some of my experiences.Continue reading “Turning 22 in Latvia”
In a couple of hours I’m off to Latvia. I’ll first go to Berlin by train (Groningen — Zwolle — Deventer — … — Berlin). And then tomorrow morning at 7:00 in the morning I’ll get on the plane to Riga where I’ll arive at 9:40 local time. Exciting! Also, my brother got the results back from his final exams yesterday and heContinue reading “I’m Off”
The Admin Zone has just put up an interview with me. You can “read it here”:http://www.theadminzone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10949.
Around 16.40 this afternoon I received my bachelor degree in computer science, which means I shall now be called Zef Hemel, BSc., or just Zef, BSc. for short, or I won’t even listen to you. Here’s a picture of the moment of truth: Hah!
Ok, I’ve been quite busy in the past weeks and it seems like the next week is no exception. A lot of exciting stuff is going to happen in the near future. *Monday:* I’m getting my bachelor degree (I’m going to be BSc. Zef, how cool is that?).*Tuesday:* Birthday of a friend.*Thursday:* End of ISEP(InternationalContinue reading “The Weeks Ahead”
People following computer-related news in the past few days probably already knows about this, but Apple has announced to switch from IBM’s PowerPC processors to Intel x86 processors. It has been rumoured to happen for years and now it happened. Major reason is that IBM doesn’t meet Apple’s expectations in processor speed and energy usage.Continue reading “The New I-Mac”
As you may know, I’m doing a research internship at the software engineering department at our university. I’m doing conceptual design most of the time, but I spent the past few days writing up tutorial-like material for “Archium”:http://www.archium.net. Archium is the architecture/programming language that the people here are working on “as I described a whileContinue reading “The Beauty of Progress”