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New look yet again...

Felt kinda tired about the look of my blog, and I decided to go with a
more minimalistic approach to blogging. I also forgot about my
traditional website look and put the sidebar at the right -- this way
people get to read the post first before other things regarding my
blog. In case people didn't notice, the last time I used the right hand
sidebar was with the first time I used the blog. I don't know why I
prefered having the sidebar on the left, when it's a known fact (or
concept) that english and thus the first thing you read is usually at
the left side of the page/sentence/word. Unless of course you look from
the right to your left, which is something I wouldn't want to talk
about anytime soon.

I definitely like the new look now, however I might consider using a
different color scheme, knowing that my favorite color is blue, and the
best shade for me would be grey. I'm not sure if that last statement
made sense, but I remember someone telling me that black/white are not
colors, rather degrees of shade -- black being the haviest shading,
while white would be the lack thereof. I also remember from high school
science wherein the techer would repeatedly cite the visible light
spectrum, and that the combination of all the light colors/frequencies
consisted white light, while the lack thereof would be black.

In any sense, I wouldn't want to get technical about color, but I have
just been starting with the technicalities of my thesis. I've recently
finished coding the prime number finding application with the MRADA
algorithm -- take note, coding. I'll be testing the thing around monday
when I finally start completing my deficiencies in college -- to make
up for lost time, I would have to work 3x smarter than I would if I had
taken care of those things in the outset. Anyhow, I believe I could get
throught these things ASAP, since I don't like rotting in this dung
hole I call the Philippines.

I've also been able recently to complete (or at least accomplish most
of the things regarding) my thesis' methodology. I should be able to
print it tomorrow and have it proof read by my adviser on Monday. On
the same day I should be able to gather all the notes I will need to
complete my Chapter on related literature. By the end of the month I
should have a semblance of a manuscript ready for the scrutiny of the
people at our institute. I should also have been able to run the tests
on the ASTI, ICS and the AGILA cluster. On which time, I should also be
able to tell whether or not I would be able to accomplish everything by
the 3rd of september of this year.

Until that time, I should get working.

Chill...

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