Day 668

Thursday | December 26th, 2013

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I think this truck says, ‘Soon Die’, but really I know it’s sundae and some clever lass thinks the English doesn’t matter. Oh how it does though! Wanna grab some food? Sure. Hey this food truck looks good and cheap. No … it’s called Soon Dai and I don’t wanna die today.

Today I remembered that I have B&W film in my camera. I forgot about that. I have a superduper kind of camera that I could only dream off in 1998 when I shot my first digital images with a Kodak DC50 and its less than one megapixel sensor. I still have those images …

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The funny thing about the Batman & Luke saga … I’ve done that sort of work before, like 15 years ago with my own figures and the DC50. These images (above, all) were taken in 1997 and 1998. I have those action figures in a box in a storage unit somewhere. Proof, at last, I did start a fire in my bathroom sink, for art! The oddest thing to me in this set though is the computers. On the left (cut off) is a Power Computing 233Mhz Desktop with two monitors. That’s not my system. Mine is on the right. It’s a 200Mhz Pentium with 32MB of DRAM (remember DRAM?), custom built by me and running Windows NT. The only Windows box I’ve ever loved more than that one right there was its successor, a dual 166Mhz Pentium Pro (with 512k cache per chip), 64MB of DRAM, also custom by me, but running Windows 2000. It never crashed, ever. The Mac on the left was a joke, a sort of last ditch effort by a failing company to not go bankrupt; Apple licensed OS 9 and relevant tech to clone makers. I used that machine to play Risk only. It was pretty much worthless otherwise regardless of the fact that the person who did use it all the time made a lot of money with it, it was still shit at the time.

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B&W images (above) … shot with an Apple camera, processed on an Apple computer.

The Daily Bullet

“That bus seems to be out of phase with our universe …” — DS9, Major Kira in that episode where there’s that time displacement FUBAR event and the whole crew gets trapped and they have to make a device to get them home with two paperclips and a RadioShack™ kit. Yeah, that episode …

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Daily Report

I didn’t sleep last night. I struggled to write or create a script that would grab an .mp3 from a folder, open it, insert markers in pre-determined places, split the audio file into eleven segments based on those

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Gyeongju

Out beyond the fake lake (Bomun) for Christmas Day lunch at a place called the Healing Kitchen. It’s all farms and hilltops here. And roads to more farms and hilltops. Except for the noise from the cars, I

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The Fourth Wall

I’m here and alive. Ten days behind the reality of my written life, yet here and alive. TOEIC is the predominant motif of life from the end of the semester until … today. This is the end, after

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This Old Hanok

When we had the bathroom done, we wanted to design our own window for the part of the wall which straddles the storage space along the side of the house. This way we could have clean airflow through

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