TODO

This is the list of things I need/want to do.

This Week

MON

Email Todd about camping.

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

SAT

SUN

Next Week

  1. Update resume.
    • Convert to OpenOffice format.
  2. Emails:
  3. Buy new domains.
  4. Paperwork for GMAC.
  5. Sign up for Rails-oriented mailing lists.

THU

FRI

Boochtek Work

  1. Business cards.
  2. Update resume.
  3. Web site(s).
    • Boochtek
    • Personal site
  4. Development blog.
  5. Buy books.
  6. One hour per week: Think. About anything. Seriously. At least 1 hour.
  7. Sign up for Google AdSense and other ad revenue programs.
  8. Buy new domains.
    • baddate, mismatch, antidate
    • freesource
    • iconoclastix
    • lifelogger
  9. Buy laptop computer?
    • MacBook Pro 15" ($2500)
  10. Buy software.
    • VMware / Parallels
    • Windows XP
  11. Hosting.
    • Take my 2U server to host @ Endian w/ Paul/Dustin.
    • Use Technical Pursuit's server.
  12. Health insurance (catastrophic).
  13. Compare (RAD) web frameworks (quote or MPG app)
  14. RFE (and implement) IP sorting in GNU sort (textutils).
    • But as Bill Poser points out, this breaks if you need to find the IP address itself within a field.
    • Bill Poser's (GPLed) msort solves the problem with a "hybrid numeric" sort option
      • Also steal his other sort orderings:
        • random
        • string length
        • angle
        • date, time, ISO8601 date/time
        • email address, domain name
  15. Watch some videos.

SLUUG Work

  1. Print missing STEERCOM minutes.
  2. Check security of servers.
  3. Action items from Steering Committee minutes.
  4. Get w/ Chris Byrd to work on Drupal.
  5. Install awstats for web and email stats on log files.
  6. Tune SpamAssassin rules.
  7. Update SLUUG membership info.
  8. Upgrade DokuWiki instances.
    • Increase recent_days setting.
    • Get ACLs working, so some pages are only editable by admin users.
    • Look into action plugins.
      • Discussion
      • Tags
      • Template switcher
    • Add updatecheck (only displays to superuser if ACLs are working).
    • Add (default on) usedraft.
    • Come up w/ a good hidepages regex.
    • send404
  9. Email dudes about LUG presentations.

Computer Stuff

Web

  1. Play w/ some online software apps.
  2. Document Windows PC and Firefox setup on my wiki.
    • Pull Word doc with configs.
  3. Write up UJO decisions.

Notebook

  1. Configure Ubuntu 8.04 on laptop.
  2. Add Firefox extensions.
  3. Play with some apps.

Mac

  1. Upload pics to Mac and to Flickr.
  2. Play with some Mac apps.
    • Disco CD burner ($15)
    • Songbird (cross-platform XUL-based music player like WinAmp and iTunes)
    • Handbrake DVD ripper
    • Mac The Ripper - DVD ripper (generally not as good as Handbrake)
    • Enigma game like Marble Madness
    • NeoOffice 2.1 (try native version of OpenOffice, too)
    • AbiWord
    • Coda - nice web development IDE; CSS editor looks great; includes SSH/FTP management ($80, free demo)
    • CandyBar - change icon themes ($13)
    • Firefox optimized for Mac OS X
    • Witch - makes Ctrl-Tab work better; can switch to any window (instead of app) including minimized windows
    • Butler - tie trigger events (hotkeys, popup menus, abbreviations, etc.) to scripts (AppleScript, enter keystrokes, text snippets, launch apps, etc.)
    • Locomotive - easy install of Rails, with a nice server-runner; also easily install a working RMagick (which is notoriously hard on Mac OS X)
    • RubyCocoa - develop Cocoa (native Mac) apps in Ruby; see this article
    • RapidWeaver - WYSIWYG HTML editor ($49 + $25 Blocks plugin)
    • Xiph QuickTime Components - lets you play/create Ogg Vorbis/Theora in iTunes/iMovie.
    • CocoaMySQL - slick open-source MySQL Database Manager

Kitt

  1. Install awstats for web and email stats on log files.
  2. Look into Monit services monitor
  3. Upgrade to Debian 4.0.

Later

  • Take clothes to Goodwill.
  • Recycle computer junk.
  • Download MP3s from AllofMP3 or iTunes if EMI.
    • Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine
    • Nickleback - Rockstar
    • Grand Funk - I Can Feel Him
    • The Contours - Do Ya Love Me (Now That I Can Dance)
    • Steve Perry - Oh Sherrie
    • Disturbed - Ten Thousand Fists
    • Disturbed - Land of Confusion
    • Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized
    • others
    • also sign up for eMusic (25 free downloads, no DRM)
    • also sign up for Amazon Music (free songs from Pepsi caps)
  • Shopping.
    • air filter for pickup
    • Play It Again Sports.
      • butt ends for sticks
  • Finances.
    • Buy some mutual funds. (CraigBuchekRoll@Ameritrade)
    • Buy some mutual funds. (CraigBuchekIRA@Ameritrade)
  • Call Mike Collins.
  • Truck repairs.
    • Door.
    • Speakers.
  • Writing.
    • Concert reviews.
  • Recycling.
    • clothes
    • computers/phone gear
  • Insurance agent.

Dates to Remember

  • Jan 25: Niki's birthday (1982)
  • Apr 1: Jenn's birthday
  • Apr 8: Jake's birthday (2005)
  • Apr 30: Beth Kayser's birthday (1975)
  • May 23: Joy Logan's birthday (1976)
  • May 30: Kanako Suzuki's birthday (1969)
  • Jun 6: Laura Keller's birthday (1974?)
  • Nov 10?: Crystal Lamere's birthday (1969)