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The lair of Lars J. Nilsson. Contains random musings on beer, writing and this thing we call life.


January, 2007 8

In which I hate my body

At the turn of the year I weighted 93 kilos. That is simply too much, even for me. Sooo, time for a damn change! Here’s the current regime which I’ve been doing the last two weeks.EatingI’m trying not to starve myself. The goal is to eat normally, but less. And no fat. And not too much sugar. I’m no penalist here [...]

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Quote of the Day; Richard Morgan

I’m reading Richard Morgans Woken Furies at the moment. Godd stuff. His Altered Carbon was a brilliant first novel. This is more mature, slightly slower, but better. So here’s some Takechi Kovacs for you. On theists ignoring the bad sides of religion: Many of you cringe along in complience, hoping to peel something of worth [...]

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Musing on Java characters

I’ve run across a certain problem amoung Java programmers for a long time now. And today I saw it again. Enough. Consider the following, made-up, statement about a fictional factory class: This factory contructs objects from a Reader. But I need to use it from an InputStream. Why isn’t there a kind of ReaderInputStream or why [...]

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Edge; World Question Center 2007

If you don’t read Edge regularly, perhaps you should. I find it is often a very nice source of thought. And what blew me away the first time I visited the site was The World Question Center. Here’s the idea: Garther a bunch of brilliant achievers and ask them a general, deceivingly simple question. Easy. And interesting.This [...]

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2006 Retrospective

I spent new years eve with V+R and guests. They had this little “game” for the evening. Month by month everyone attending had to detail what they had done that particular month. Quite interesting actually. And even though my memory isn’t the best (I mean, who remembers what month easter was in? eh?) it made me realize [...]

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