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But the bad news is that I've completely, and physically broken my watch (The part between the strap and the actual watch cracked apart. My wrist feels cold and lonely.

And there's something terribly wrong with my iBook. I need to get an external hard drive asap, and back things up. Important files I'll burn to CDRW, then once I get the external hard drive, I can carbon copy clone it. Then contact Apple and see how I might get things fixed. I hope they have a good turnaround time in terms of repairs, otherwise I may be screwed for math class - need Mathamatica, a program that runs on the computer. Can I rent a computer for 30 days somehow?

Problem details posted:

http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=mg18524823.800&print=true - Most bizarre among the plans was one for the development of an "aphrodisiac" chemical weapon that would make enemy soldiers sexually irresistible to each other. Provoking widespread homosexual behaviour among troops would cause a "distasteful but completely non-lethal" blow to morale, the proposal says.
-link from porsupah
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barefootsailor From: barefootsailor Date: January 16th, 2005 03:45 am (UTC) (Link)
Weren't soldiers in ancient times encouraged to be sexually active with one another in order to boost morale by making them closer to each other?
ibneko From: ibneko Date: January 16th, 2005 03:57 am (UTC) (Link)
Heh. Yeah...
p_trekkie From: p_trekkie Date: January 16th, 2005 04:54 am (UTC) (Link)
Mathematica is the awesomest program for school work ever. I could sing its praises for hours.

I've used Mathematica for over a year now, but without buying a copy. I usually go to a computer lab or run it remotely from one of the school's unix servers. It has a nifty feature that lets you export Mathematica notebooks to HTML... if you did that, you could work in a computer lab, then read the file on your computer or a roommate's computer to save on printing fees. That's what I've done for the past year.
ibneko From: ibneko Date: January 16th, 2005 05:07 am (UTC) (Link)
Hehe, yeah, I didn't buy a copy either, just grabbed the app off the school's macs. The only requirement was that I remain in contact with the school's licensing servers.

The only thing about exporting notebooks to HTML is that I need to submit the homework in the notebook format, so my TAs can grade it...
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