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todo [2007/06/11 18:29]
Craig Buchek
todo [2008/05/12 12:03]
Craig Buchek
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 This is the list of things I need/want to do. This is the list of things I need/want to do.
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 ===== This Week ===== ===== This Week =====
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-==== SUN ==== 
-  - Post email presentation to web. 
-  - Taxes 
-  - Catch up on vmail and email. 
-  - Haircut 
-  - Call Madelyn 
-    * home: 972-492-3594 
-    * cell: 972-824-9357 
  
 ==== MON ==== ==== MON ====
-  - Oil change. 
-  - Pack. 
-  - Catch up on bills. 
-  - Print out LWNs and other stuff. 
-  - Prepare iPod. 
-  - Prepare camera. 
-  - Prepare CDs. 
-  - Do pre-work for class. 
-  - Leave for Dallas. 
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 ==== TUE ==== ==== TUE ====
-  - Travel to Dallas. 
  
 ==== WED ==== ==== WED ====
-  - Advanced Rails class 
  
 ==== THU ==== ==== THU ====
-  - Advanced Rails class 
  
 ==== FRI ==== ==== FRI ====
-  - Advanced Rails class 
  
 ==== SAT ==== ==== SAT ====
-  - Travel home. 
  
 ==== SUN ==== ==== SUN ====
-  - Travel home. 
  
 ===== Next Week ===== ===== Next Week =====
  
-  - **Call Joy**. 
-  - Call: 
-    * Sean 
-  - Pay Sony Card. (later) 
-  - Set up network and workspace. 
-  - SLUUG work. 
-    * Server work. 
-    * Print out minutes. 
   - Update resume.   - Update resume.
     * Convert to OpenOffice format.     * Convert to OpenOffice format.
   - Emails:   - Emails:
-    * Dustin 
-    * Request for remails of stuff I deleted (early- to mid-March) 
-      * Stan (new folks, Google dude) 
-      * JT 
-      * Lee? 
-    * Sanjiv @ MSD 
-    * Laura 
-    * Bill Edney 
   - Buy new domains.   - Buy new domains.
   - Paperwork for GMAC.   - Paperwork for GMAC.
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     * [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​rubyonrails-talk | rubyonrails-talk]]     * [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​rubyonrails-talk | rubyonrails-talk]]
     * [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​rubyonrails-spinoffs | rubyonrails-spinoffs]] (Prototype, etc.)     * [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​rubyonrails-spinoffs | rubyonrails-spinoffs]] (Prototype, etc.)
-    * [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​magicmodels | Dr. Nic's Magic Models]] 
-    * [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​ujs4rails | UJS 4 Rails]] 
-  - Oil change. 
-  - Make travel arrangements for Portland RailsConf. 
-    * Travelocity:​ $700 package 
-      * La Quinta - 6 blocks, free Internet 
-  - Cancel services. 
-    * Dating sites. 
-      * Sexsearch? 
-      * RFT Personals? 
-    * Mandriva? 
- 
-  - SLUUG work. 
-    * Server work. 
-    * Print out minutes. 
-  - **Work on 2002 state taxes.** 
  
 ==== THU ==== ==== THU ====
-  - Apply for [[https://​www.osdl.org/​about_osdl/​jobs/​linux-kernel-documentation-tech-writer | OSDL tech writing job]]. 
  
 ==== FRI ==== ==== FRI ====
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 ===== Boochtek Work ===== ===== Boochtek Work =====
   - Business cards.   - Business cards.
-  - Make plans to meet w/ Paul and Dustin. 
-  - Ask Bill Edney for account on his box. 
   - Update resume.   - Update resume.
   - Web site(s).   - Web site(s).
     * Boochtek     * Boochtek
     * Personal site     * Personal site
-    * Web-dev arm? 
-  - Start every day with a TODO list. 
   - Development blog.   - Development blog.
     * Every day, blog on lessons learned.     * Every day, blog on lessons learned.
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     * Review [[http://​www.google.com/​webmasters/​]].     * Review [[http://​www.google.com/​webmasters/​]].
   - Buy books.   - Buy books.
-    * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Beginning-Ruby-Rails-E-Commerce-Professional/​dp/​1590597362 | Beginning Ruby on Rails E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional]] (Apress) 
     * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Pro-Ruby-Rails-Enterprise-Solutions/​dp/​1590598121 | Pro Ruby on Rails: Building Enterprise Solutions]] (Apress, April 2007)     * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Pro-Ruby-Rails-Enterprise-Solutions/​dp/​1590598121 | Pro Ruby on Rails: Building Enterprise Solutions]] (Apress, April 2007)
     * [[http://​www.oreilly.com/​catalog/​railsapp/​ | Capistrano and the Rails Application Lifecycle]] (O'​Reilly,​ $10 PDF)     * [[http://​www.oreilly.com/​catalog/​railsapp/​ | Capistrano and the Rails Application Lifecycle]] (O'​Reilly,​ $10 PDF)
     * [[http://​www.oreilly.com/​catalog/​websor/​index.html | Web Services on Rails]] (O'​Reilly,​ $10 PDF)     * [[http://​www.oreilly.com/​catalog/​websor/​index.html | Web Services on Rails]] (O'​Reilly,​ $10 PDF)
     * [[http://​www.oreilly.com/​catalog/​mongrelpdf/​index.html | Mongrel]] (O'​Reilly,​ $10 PDF)     * [[http://​www.oreilly.com/​catalog/​mongrelpdf/​index.html | Mongrel]] (O'​Reilly,​ $10 PDF)
-    * [[Build Your Own Ruby on Rails Web Applications]] (SitePoint, January 2007) 
-    * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Ruby-Rails-Power-Comprehensive-Guides/​dp/​1598632167 | Ruby on Rails Power!: The Comprehensive Guide]] (February 2007) 
     * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Rails-Deployment-Production-Configuration-Advanced/​dp/​0978739205 | Rails Deployment: Production Configuration and Advanced Rails Tactics]] (Pragmatic, March 2007)     * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Rails-Deployment-Production-Configuration-Advanced/​dp/​0978739205 | Rails Deployment: Production Configuration and Advanced Rails Tactics]] (Pragmatic, March 2007)
-    * More Rails Recipes (Pragmatic, June 2007)+    * More Rails Recipes (Pragmatic, June 2008)
     * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Programming-Rails-Robby-Russell/​dp/​0596101503 | Programming Rails]] (O'​Reilly,​ Robby Russell, release TBD)     * [[http://​www.amazon.com/​Programming-Rails-Robby-Russell/​dp/​0596101503 | Programming Rails]] (O'​Reilly,​ Robby Russell, release TBD)
   - One hour per week: Think. About anything. Seriously. At least 1 hour.   - One hour per week: Think. About anything. Seriously. At least 1 hour.
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     * iconoclastix     * iconoclastix
     * lifelogger     * lifelogger
-  - Incorporate. 
-    * Tax ID 
-    * Incorporation papers 
-    * DBA (fictitious) names 
-  - Bank account 
   - Buy laptop computer?   - Buy laptop computer?
-    * MacBook Pro 15" ($2000, wait for Mac OS X 10.5)+    * MacBook Pro 15" ($2500)
   - Buy software.   - Buy software.
     * VMware / Parallels     * VMware / Parallels
 +    * Windows XP
   - Hosting.   - Hosting.
     * Take my 2U server to host @ Endian w/ Paul/​Dustin.     * Take my 2U server to host @ Endian w/ Paul/​Dustin.
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 ===== SLUUG Work ===== ===== SLUUG Work =====
-  ​- Work on presentation:​ HDTV. +  - Print missing ​STEERCOM minutes.
-  ​- Print STEERCOM minutes.+
   - Check security of servers.   - Check security of servers.
   - Action items from Steering Committee minutes.   - Action items from Steering Committee minutes.
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     * [[http://​37signals.com/​ | Backpack calendar]], perhaps other 37 Signals apps.     * [[http://​37signals.com/​ | Backpack calendar]], perhaps other 37 Signals apps.
     * Gregarious - like Bloglines, but on your own server.     * Gregarious - like Bloglines, but on your own server.
-    * [[http://​dabbledb.com/​ | DabbleDB]] 
-    * [[http://​streamlined.relevancellc.com/​ | Streamlined]] Rails framework 
-      * Check out the [[http://​streamlined.relevancellc.com/​articles/​2006/​08/​02/​screencast-available | screencasts]] (on Mac) 
     * Finish looking at DHH's [[http://​www.loudthinking.com/​lt-files/​worldofresources.pdf | presentation]]     * Finish looking at DHH's [[http://​www.loudthinking.com/​lt-files/​worldofresources.pdf | presentation]]
     * 30 Boxes     * 30 Boxes
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     * Pull Word doc with configs.     * Pull Word doc with configs.
   - Write up UJO decisions.   - Write up UJO decisions.
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 ==== Notebook ==== ==== Notebook ====
-  - Configure Ubuntu ​7.04 on laptop. +  - Configure Ubuntu ​8.04 on laptop. 
-    * Backup partitions and re-do LVM. +    * Backups.
-      * Need to put the swap on a non-LVM partition, so hibernate will work. +
-      * Use only 1 volume group. +
-    * [[http://​ubuntuguide.org/​wiki/​Ubuntu_Edgy | UbuntuGuide - Edgy]]+
     * [[http://​www.ubuntuforums.org/​showthread.php?​t=186792 | post-install guide]]     * [[http://​www.ubuntuforums.org/​showthread.php?​t=186792 | post-install guide]]
     * [[http://​ubuntudemon.wordpress.com/​2006/​07/​14/​desktop-performance-tweaks/​ | performance tweaks]]     * [[http://​ubuntudemon.wordpress.com/​2006/​07/​14/​desktop-performance-tweaks/​ | performance tweaks]]
-    * [[http://​easyubuntu.freecontrib.org/​ | EasyUbuntu]] 
-    * [[http://​www.getautomatix.com/​ | Automatix]] 
   - Add Firefox extensions.   - Add Firefox extensions.
     * most of the ones I previously had installed     * most of the ones I previously had installed
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     * [[http://​vivia-video.org/​ | Vivia]] GPLed video editor (Linux and Windows, no NTSC yet)     * [[http://​vivia-video.org/​ | Vivia]] GPLed video editor (Linux and Windows, no NTSC yet)
     * [[http://​bruce.python-hosting.com/​ | Bruce Presentation Tool]]     * [[http://​bruce.python-hosting.com/​ | Bruce Presentation Tool]]
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     * [[http://​www.songbirdnest.com/​ | Songbird]] (cross-platform XUL-based music player like WinAmp and iTunes)     * [[http://​www.songbirdnest.com/​ | Songbird]] (cross-platform XUL-based music player like WinAmp and iTunes)
     * [[http://​handbrake.m0k.org/​ | Handbrake]] DVD ripper     * [[http://​handbrake.m0k.org/​ | Handbrake]] DVD ripper
-    * Mac The Ripper - DVD ripper+    * Mac The Ripper - DVD ripper ​(generally not as good as Handbrake)
     * [[http://​www.nongnu.org/​enigma/​screenshots.html | Enigma]] game like Marble Madness     * [[http://​www.nongnu.org/​enigma/​screenshots.html | Enigma]] game like Marble Madness
-    * [[http://​download.neooffice.org/​ | NeoOffice 2.1]]+    * [[http://​download.neooffice.org/​ | NeoOffice 2.1]] (try native version of OpenOffice, too)
     * AbiWord     * AbiWord
     * [[http://​code.google.com/​p/​macfuse/​ | MacFUSE]], sshfs, [[http://​www.sccs.swarthmore.edu/​users/​08/​mgorbach/​MacFusionWeb/​ | MacFusion]]     * [[http://​code.google.com/​p/​macfuse/​ | MacFUSE]], sshfs, [[http://​www.sccs.swarthmore.edu/​users/​08/​mgorbach/​MacFusionWeb/​ | MacFusion]]
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     * [[http://​www.realmacsoftware.com/​rapidweaver/​ | RapidWeaver]] - WYSIWYG HTML editor ($49 + $25 Blocks plugin)     * [[http://​www.realmacsoftware.com/​rapidweaver/​ | RapidWeaver]] - WYSIWYG HTML editor ($49 + $25 Blocks plugin)
     * [[http://​www.xiph.org/​quicktime/​ | Xiph QuickTime Components]] - lets you play/create Ogg Vorbis/​Theora in iTunes/​iMovie.     * [[http://​www.xiph.org/​quicktime/​ | Xiph QuickTime Components]] - lets you play/create Ogg Vorbis/​Theora in iTunes/​iMovie.
 +    * [[http://​cocoamysql.sourceforge.net/​ | CocoaMySQL]] - slick open-source MySQL Database Manager
 +
  
 ==== Kitt ==== ==== Kitt ====
   - Install awstats for web and email stats on log files.   - Install awstats for web and email stats on log files.
   - Look into [[http://​www.tildeslash.com/​monit/​ | Monit]] services monitor   - Look into [[http://​www.tildeslash.com/​monit/​ | Monit]] services monitor
- +  ​Upgrade to Debian 4.0.
-==== Sledge ==== +
-  ​Download Mandriva 2007.0 and install on Sledge. +
- +
  
  
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     * others     * others
     * also sign up for eMusic (25 free downloads, no DRM)     * also sign up for eMusic (25 free downloads, no DRM)
-  ​APR 27: Cardinals game w/ Wesley. (449A, row 10) +    ​also sign up for Amazon Music (free songs from Pepsi caps)
-  * APR 30: Beth Kayser'​s birthday (1975) +
-  * MAY  5: CodeCamp. +
-  * MAY 17-20: RailsConf in Portland. +
-    * Tutorials: Intro to Test Driven Development ​for Rails, Streamlined +
-  * MAY 23: Joy Logan'​s birthday. ​(1976) +
-  * MAY 23: Dr. Meyer. (3:00) +
-  * MAY 25: Buddy Guy @ Rib America. (9:00) +
-  * MAY 26: Camping at Todd's uncle'​s. +
-  * MAY 27: Cardinals game w/ Wesley. (449A, row 10) (1:15) +
-  * MAY 27: Rick Emmet and Night Ranger @ Rib America. (4:00, 6:30) +
-  * MAY 30: Server work? +
-  * MAY 30: Call Joy. +
-  * JUN  1: Dinner w/ Wesley and Niki? +
-  * JUN  2: Garage sale @ Kaysers'​. +
-  * JUN  6: Dr. Meyer. (4:30 - bring checkbook) +
-  * JUN  6: Server work? +
-  * JUN  6: STEERCOM. +
-  * JUN 12: Call Joy. +
-  * JUN 27: Erin Bode @ Botanical Gardens. +
-  * JUL  1: party @ Kaysers'​. +
-  * JUL  2: Police @ Scottrade Center w/ John Weber (7:30) +
-  * JUL  4: Def Leppard and Styx @ Riverport (7:30) +
-  * JUL  5: Cardinals game w/ Wesley. (449A, row 10) +
-  * JUL  7: new Smashing Pumpkins CD - "​Zeitgeist"​ +
-  * AUG 22: Cardinals game w/ Wesley. (449A, row 10) +
-  * SEP 20: Cardinals game w/ Wesley. (449A, row 10) +
-  * OCT  2: Genesis concert in Chicago.+
   * Shopping.   * Shopping.
     * air filter for pickup     * air filter for pickup
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   * Call Mike Collins.   * Call Mike Collins.
   * Truck repairs.   * Truck repairs.
-    * Windshield crack. 
     * Door.     * Door.
     * Speakers.     * Speakers.
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   * Insurance agent.   * Insurance agent.
     * Catastrophic medical (Golden Rule?)     * Catastrophic medical (Golden Rule?)
-    * Cheaper car insurance? 
-    * Dublin: 298-8800 
     * Anderson Hall Marsh & Co (1177 N Warson): 316-0523     * Anderson Hall Marsh & Co (1177 N Warson): 316-0523
     * Insurance Concepts: http://​www.ins-con.com/​personal.htm     * Insurance Concepts: http://​www.ins-con.com/​personal.htm