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Thursday, October 16, 2003

  Google - stranger than Lovecraft?

Sometimes I think google is stranger than Lovecraft. I misspelt Cuthulu as Cthulhu. But how I got that spelt right is a mystery, I wasn't conciously looking for it, I was looking up "Postieror sensory appendages such as the anal cirri of annelid words and the cerci of insects".

Today: I blogged, I worked on cabling for a while, finished a first cut sequence of a song that at least looked good on paper, scratched my head about the boards, emptied the shelves of all the irrelevant books, filled up my todo box by the door, wrote tons of notes on my white board, and scratched my head about moving the washer and dryer.

That shelf needs to come down. Or the weight machine needs to go in the garage.

Nooooo. weight machine must stay. Garage can have w/d, maybe there's room under the old kitchen to put a hole in the floor and run a ladder down. A circus pole. A door that seals after the cat eats. Heh. I need a testbed. I'll turn the doghouse into a cathouse!


I keep thinking about mems. really, really small single chip circuits.

A cat transporter. With voice recognition. Can a cat be trained to emit a certain meow to enter a house? Given the frequency range of a cat's meow, what is the likelyhood of another animal duplicating it?



Got a lot to do tomorrow. "She who will not be blogged" is coming down for the weekend. I gotta order some firewood, get the chimney cleaned, um... what else had I put off? Oh yea... I...

I found that Lovecraft book... wedged between a pair of 1970s galaxy paperbacks. ha... the story I'd been reminded of was "The shunned house". Damn, only a few days left to Halloween.

The book is in a collection of stories copyright 1939 and 1943 by August Derleth and Donald Wandrie. And re-copyrighted 1964 by August Derleth. Cthula! I sneeze!

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