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Stanford.edu Email Account Deleted

2015-01-27 11:15 | low-tech

Now that I've graduated, Stanford has deleted my university email account, ongaro@stanford.edu. If you tried to send to that address and received an autoreply, please resend your email to the same username at cs.stanford.edu instead, which should remain valid for life. (Yes, I had a very similar post for my Rice email account a few years ago.)

Is It Worth the Time?

2013-04-29 16:38 | low-tech

Today's XKCD starts to answer: how much time should I spend making a routine task faster?

XKCD 1205: Is It Worth the Time?

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Book Log

2010-02-13 21:19 | low-tech

In addition to my movie log, I've now started a book log going back to last summer.

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Rice.edu Email Account Deleted

2009-11-29 23:21 | low-tech

Rice has deleted my undergraduate email account, diego.ongaro@rice.edu , since I am no longer a student there. If you tried to send to that address and received a bounce notification, please resend your email to the same username at alumni.rice.edu instead.

Chef Roger's Knife List

2009-08-02 12:56 | low-tech
chef's knife

Last semester at Rice, I took the class Cooking with Chef Roger. The man is passionate about his knives, and he gave us a list of brands he recommends. From one of the few scraps of notes that survived, here is Chef Roger Elkhouri's list of quality brands for chef's knives (French knives).

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Off-Brand Q-tips

2007-12-28 23:50 | low-tech

To start off this blog, I'm writing about things you stick in your ear. I suspect I'll end up writing about techier subjects soon enough. Nevertheless, it's probably worthwhile to attempt to set a precedent of, at least occasionally, writing about something low-tech.

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