Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder


24 May 2001, 4:10 a.m.

The Most Recent Picture Show

I saw part of a movie, I read some stuff, I looked at some art, I gotta clean. I went on Tuesday night to see Satyajit Ray's movie Charulata at the Fine Arts Theater at …

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22 May 2001, 12:40 p.m.

Fun, fun, fun, till daddy takes my independence away.

"So puns have a slight aphrodisiac effect on me." "You mean they turn you on. Come on, use street language." "No! We are not on the street. The street is over there, beyond that plaque …

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18 May 2001, 4:21 a.m.

Funny lines from my final

I took my last finals of the semester today. I turned in an extra-crappy paper for my "1939" class, and took my "California Politics" final, and now it's over, the whole semester, the whole year. …

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11 May 2001, 3:57 a.m.

Weird Al brainwaneovich

Wow. I've gotten used to cleaning, or maybe it's just that I've cleaned up my apartment so many times in the last few weeks that I haven't had time to get it *really* dirty again, …

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25 Apr 2001, 9:33 a.m.

Do I look fat in this font?

Media experiences I've had today: Bellwether, an un-put-downable book by Connie Willis. I really couldn't stop once I'd started. Sure, the contrived frustrations (as usual with Willis) get annoying, but it was worth it anyway. …

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15 Apr 2001, 2:55 a.m.

So heaven is a slasher flick?

Weekend fun, I had. A Gateway to Heaven, I saw. Various jokes, sight gags, and puns, I discovered. Cheeriest, to me, was the nicknaming of "CollabNet" as "ClamNet." So Dan, a friend of mine, told …

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04 Apr 2001, 2:21 a.m.

Take that, economists!

Me, yesterday, during Political Science 171 lecture: "If I never hear the term 'Pareto equilibrium' again it'll be too soon." Prof. Bruce Cain, during the same lecture: "Don't make fun of economists, now, they make …

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02 Apr 2001, 12:09 p.m.

Space, time, and "take my wife ... please!"

Today: Seth's diary, Einstein's Dreams, and free professional comedy! Seth's diary yesterday contained a hilarious commentary on our historical shortsightedness, titled "California history." I recommend it highly. Last night I read Alan Lightman's Einstein's Dreams …

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27 Mar 2001, 11:55 a.m.

Kress & speciation

Argh. Here I am, trying to soak up enough DMV information to please them, and sneaking away to read Nancy Kress's Beggars Trilogy ten or twenty pages at a time, and now I've been trying …

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25 Mar 2001, 2:34 a.m.

Books for Spring Break

I have now finished Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. I finished The Amber Spyglass less than 24 hours after I received it. More: Nancy Kress and irritating MS errors. Last night I went to …

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