Tagged: Fun


Gaming: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Over the last weekend I have finally finished The Rise of the Tomb Raider. As I wrote exactly 4 month ago when I started the game, I am a complete newby to these kind...


Microsoft’s failed attempt on Debian packaging

Just recently Microsoft Open R 3.5 was announced, as an open source implementation of R with some improvements. Binaries are available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. I dared to download and play around with...


Disappointing visitors

I recently realized that one of my blog post on Writing Japanese in LaTeX gets a disproportionate number of visitors. It turned out that most of them are not really interested in LaTeX, but...


Gaming: The Long Dark

I normally don’t play survival games or walking simulators, but The Long Dark by Hinterland Games, which I purchased back then when it was still in early access on Steam, took me into new...


Making fun of Trump – thanks France

I mean, it is easy to make fun of Trump, he is just too stupid and incapable and uneducated. But what the French president Emmanuel Macron did on Bastille Day, in presence of the...


My unconscious bias

Here is my unconscious bias, probably only one of it, though. Thanks to ANTIFA on Facebook. emailPrintFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinFlattr


SJW attitude in science

Recently, Eric Raymond, famous for is “The Cathedral and the Bazaar“, stepped forward to speak out against mixing social agenda, like equal treatment for everyone outside the white straight group, with meritocracy, the evaluation...


Two videos that make you happy

Sometimes one feels down and troubled, and instead of a helping hand, watching videos that cheer you up can get you a long way. Two of my favorite videos are one of the “crazy...


Gaming: The Talos Principle

Over the last weekends I finally managed to finish The Talos Principle, all of its endings. Compared to the actual play time I needed for , namely about 12 hours, The Talos Principle challenged...


An amusing lintian error — Lenna

Well, there we are, trying to build another round of TeX Live packages for Debian, just to realize that the lintian error that should have been downgraded to warning (or removed) is still around,...


A ghost at JAIST

Today I got the booklet: JAIST Outline 2014-2015, and I found a very interesting table at the end of the pamphlet, listing the international staff members. Reading through it, I wondered what has happened...



(日本語のクラスの宿題なんですけれども。。。) 実はオーストリアは特色がない。特にウイーンに住んでいる人々は世界中で一番普通の人だと思う。もちろん、皆は自国をそのとおりに思っているようだ。その証明を書いてみよう!証明のためにどこでも人気な場所へ行って状態を述べると、皆はウイーンの「不特色」が簡単にわかるはずだ。この人気な場所は「ウイーナカフェー」というコーヒー店だ。 今日長い散歩で疲れた観光客の私達はお店を眺めて休憩を楽しみながら入って柔らかいいすに腰掛けてメニューを見てコーヒーとケーキを選んで、店員さんを待っている。〜待っている〜待っている。あれ?来ない?「すみません」とよんでもなかなか来ない。店員さんはドアーのとなりに立ってうっかりしている。私達は立って手を振ってまた「すみません」とよぶのに、店員さんはゆっくりこちらを見て、笑って、のんびりと台所に消える。のどが乾いた私達はとりあえず持ってきた水筒から水を飲んで待ち続ける。10分後結局他の店員さんが近づいて注文をとる。 となりのテーブルに座っている「現地人」は強い方言で説明してくれる。常連客じゃないんって、このテーブルの担任に待たなくちゃぞ。ーなるほど。 これは世界中で一番普通じゃないでしょう! (先生が二人の直しを有難うございます。) emailPrintFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinFlattr