user since
Fri Jul 13 2001 at 10:52:55 (13.2 years ago )
last seen
Tue Aug 28 2012 at 05:39:20 (2.1 years ago )
number of write-ups
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mission drive within everything
This...
specialties
Computer Science, Northern Ireland, fun stuff...
school/company
St John's College, Cambridge
motto
Sæpius in auro bibitur venenum
most recent writeup
Ray Tracing: intersections with cones
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Hello! everything you ever needed to know about me (and were afraid to ask) is already available on my www homepage.
It's at http://www.davidsingleton.co.uk

"I don't use paper anymore, paper is deprecated"


Things of mine I liked that got eaten

pint (idea)

A pint is precisely the average amount of liquid which can be ingested in one go by an average human being.

This imperial measurement was surely arrived at through centuries of trial and error involving the liquid of choice: beer.

Things I'm working on...

I need this coz I don't always use my own computer to login

fiction

Sgt. Raleigh fingered the scar on his hairline- an unwanted souvenir of a previous assignment in the long and embittered guerilla war. It was sheer lunacy, he thought to himself as he reviewed his orders for the next raid, to have attempted (hell! even to have contemplated) assassination of the Regional Commandant on the most important ceremonial day in the Imperial calendar, and in broad daylight! He wiped the beads of rapidly forming sweat from his forehead and continued to read.

"UNIT 41-5 (CO: SERGEANT J. RALEIGH)
TO TAKE TRANSPORT SOY-1453 FROM
PRESENT LOCATION TO ASTEROID EROS JOIN
UNITS 41-3, 42-1 AND EXPLOSIVES SPECIALIST
AND AWAIT FURTHER ORDERS STOP"


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