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Update

It's confirmed -- but the schedule isn't yet. I'll be talking at the LinuxWorld 2005 Philippines Conference about Beowulf Clusters. If you are going to attend the event, I'd love to hear from you and get to know what you might want to know when setting up and using a Beowulf cluster. I've only done it for my thesis, but during the process I've been lucky enough to learn a lot of valuable lessons especially with regards to the installation and use of these clusters.

http://linux.org.ph/events/linuxworld2005

And I'm so happy last night, words cannot express how I felt. I made progress with the person I'm seeing, and somehow I feel more at ease with her -- and I think that she also feels more at ease with me. Sentimental is an understatement for my experience late last night. I thank Him for bringing us together and letting us share moments we might never forget.

Another update I'm posting is the fact that I can actually present the thesis results and the study without having the full manuscript ready just yet. The conversation went something like:

Me: Sir, pwede po bang ipresent ko na yung results nung study as well as the findings without a full manuscript?
EAA*: Oo.
Me: *wide eyed enlightenment moment* You mean sir, I can present even if I don't have a full manuscript yet?
EAA: Yes.
Me: *still trying to focus on what just happened* So pwede kaya sir na before I talk sa conference around mga second week of september nakapagresent na ako?
EAA: Oo.

Praise the Lord! Three updates in one day. I know I can only take so much, and am looking forward to a lot more good things to come.

Chill...

PS. Over lunch, Johanna had a very intriguing suggestion: Why isn't there a book about spirituality for programmers? Or more precisely, the devotional books especially tailored for programmers and computer science people? Then the suggestion popped in: "Ikaw Dean, you can write naman diba? Malay mo pag naging 'programming pastor' ka na, you can write something for computer people like us..." -- But why not?

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