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Monday, February 04, 2008

  Sometimes I surrender... and something encouraging happens

And then slashdot - in the space of two weeks - runs 4 * separate * articles on asteroids, and in particular, notes that a group of scientists are actively attempting to reprioritize America's space program away from the moon and Mars and towards the NEOs!?...

and I remember the image on the left... and the one on the right... and I get motivated again. Well, not exactly motivated. Grimly determined, maybe. Re-resigned to the long haul, perhaps. I think you'll find me in one of these, come Feb 29, with some beer and a sleeping bag.

I have spent the last couple weeks in Adelaide, South Australia - and later in Melbourne, working A/V for linux.conf.au. Next up - perhaps a visit to Darwin - which seems apropos for Asteroid Appreciation Day.

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aahhhhhh...your bruce willis is coming out!

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