Experimental, impressionistic sub-paragraph tumblin' (think obstsalat)



I’m Leaving Las Vegas
Lights so bright
Palm sweat, blackjack
On a Saturday night
— Sheryl Crow, Leaving Las Vegas

Beluga Whale

Hey baby there ain’t no easy way out
Hey I will stand my ground
And I won’t back down
No, I won’t back down
— Tom Petty, I Won’t Back Down



I can be like a fire in the night
Always warm and giving off light
But there comes a time when I shine too bright
Oh, I’m just a fire in the night.
— Neil Young, Will To Love

14:12 <chris2> sind wir im zeitalter der deindustrialisierung?
14:13 <et> koennte man so nennen *g*
Error Cottage

Driving fast babe I’m on my own
I’m gonna meet you on a one way road
Gonna crash, kiss the sky
Lord of love you don’t ask me why
— Spiritualized, Electricity


one laptop prototype, side view

Don’t know how to sleep on my own
‘Cause all of my dreams are of you
I just don’t know what to do on my own
All of my thoughts are of you
All of my thoughts are of you
— Spiritualized, All Of My Thoughts


Cop shoot cop
I believe
I believe that I have been reborn
Cop shoot cop
I haven’t got the time no more
— Spiritualized, Cop Shoot Cop…


Ian's ok palm tree shot!

Will some cold woman in this desert land
Make me feel like a real man?
Take this rock and roll refugee
Oooh, baby set me free.
Oooh, I need a dirty woman.
Oooh, I need a dirty girl.
— Pink Floyd, Young Lust

18:41 <rue|evil-ghost> I shall eeeeeet your braaaaainsssss
18:41 * chris2 looks around
18:41 <chris2> rue|evil-ghost: you'll starve
23:41 <quag> I'll grab it tonight
23:42 <quag> and have to trick chris double into introducing me to factor :)
23:46 <slava> it's easy enough to learn by yourself

Learn to love me
Assemble the ways
Now, today, tomorrow and always
My only weakness is a list of crime
My only weakness is … well, never mind, never mind
— The Smiths, Shoplifters Of The World Unite

ThoughtThanks to arcatan bugging, Anarchaia now has a favicon.



There’s a warning sign in the road ahead
There’s a lot of people saying we’d be better off dead
Don’t feel like Satan, but I am to them
So I try forget and any way I can
— Neil Young, Keep On Rocking In the Free World

ThoughtPhysik, die: Bereich der Numerik, der sich mit der Modelierung realitätsähnlicher Modelle beschäftigt.
prost, mahlzeit

It’s a dream
Only a dream
And it’s fading now
Fading away
It’s only a dream
Just a memory without anywhere to stay
— Neil Young, It’s A Dream


I met a man from Mars.
He picked up all my guitars
And played me traveling songs.
— Neil Young, Ride My Llama

18:16 <et> man su <- su-doku

Fallen angel
Who’s your saviour tonight
You’re surrounded
by these walls
and neon lights
— Pearl Jam & Neil Young, Fallen Angel



Río Claro (2) , VII Región Chile

Because dwm is customized through editing its source code, it’s pointless to make binary packages of it. This keeps its userbase small and elitist. No novices asking stupid questions. dwm homepage <3

13:50 <chris2> eine hälfte von c++ wurde geschaffen, um die probleme der anderen hälfte zu überwinden
13:50 <chris2> und andersrum

I am just a dreamer, but you are just a dream,
You could have been anyone to me.
Before that moment you touched my lips
That perfect feeling when time just slips
Away between us on our foggy trip.
— Neil Young, Like A Hurricane



Seven days, seven more days she’ll be comin’
I’ll be waiting at the station for her to arrive
Seven more days, all I gotta do is survive.
— Bob Dylan, Seven Days

Posing Titmouse

Ich seh die Wälder meiner Sehnsucht,
den weiten sonnengelben Strand.
Der Himmel leuchtet wie Unendlichkeit,
die bösen Träume sind verbannt.
— Ton Steine Scherben, Land in Sicht

01:54 <chris2> duct typing, lovely.


a shot for me

Wenn niemand bei dir is’ und du denkst, daß keiner dich sucht,
und du hast die Reise ins Jenseits vielleicht schon gebucht,
und all die Lügen geben Dir den Rest:
Halt dich an deiner Liebe fest.
— Ton Steine Scherben, Halt dich an deiner Liebe fest

Dr. Seed, clone me
I’d like to have another chance
I’d like to have a million chances
Dr. Seed, clone me
— Dan Bern, Dr. Seed

White Haven Motor Lodge (Close-Up)



Ich hab den Text vergessen,
ich bin mein Fragezeichen.
Doch ich komm morgen wieder,
gib mir deinen Segen.
— Ton Steine Scherben, Jenseits von Eden


And this is my one phone call
And baby I m calling you
You tell me, ‘stay strong boy’
I say, well, I’ll do the best I do
— Dan Bern, Jail



Sometimes I forget
Sometimes I remember
My favorite time is when I’m
Half awake and half in slumber
— Dan Bern, Thunder Road


I gaze into the doorway of temptation’s angry flame
And every time I pass that way I always hear my name.
Then onward in my journey I come to understand
That every hair is numbered like every grain of sand.
— Bob Dylan, Every Grain Of Sand


New Pine Cones Horseneck

Ich komm vom Planeten der verzweifelten Götter.
Ich komm vom Planeten der reichen Bettler,
wo die Liebe verkauft wird und der Haß verschenkt,
wo die Mörder belohnt werden und die Heiligen gehenkt.
— Ton Steine Scherben, Durch die Wüste

Ignore fact and reason, live entirely in the world of your own fantastic and myth-producing passions; do this whole-heartedly and with conviction, and you will become one of the prophets of your age. — Bertrand Russell, How to Become a Man of Genius

As Long As I Can See The Light

Ich seh deine Augen, und sie sind offen,
und ich seh dein Gesicht, und wir müssen lachen.
Ich umarm dich, und du gibst mir deine Wärme,
und alle Menschen um uns sind leuchtende Sterne.
— Ton Steine Scherben, Wir sind im Licht


penis straw

Learning Haskell itself is easy—I’ve done it several times already. — Larry Wall

When I was 19, I told a friend that I could program anything. The next
20 years have seen life bent on proving me wrong.
— Ovid

Bristol Channel

Tropf, tropf, tropf, Du Regentag
Tick, tick, tick, die Uhr geht nach
Klopf, klopf, klopf, wer ist denn da?
Klopf, klopf, klopf, ahh!
— Ton Steine Scherben, Regentag

13:37 <rixxon> lol, you actually gonna program in apl chris2 ?
13:38 <rixxon> looks like an advanced brainfuck



Wir fürchten nicht, ja nicht
Den Donner der Kanonen!
Wir fürchten nicht, ja nicht die Noskepolizei
Den Karl Liebknecht, den haben wir verloren,
Die Rosa Luxemburg fiel durch Mörderhand.
— Bert Brecht, Auf, auf zum Kampf

13:59 <sandal> chris2: I think you should quote me for anarchaia today. Just because you haven't quoted me in a while.
13:59 <chris2> do you have something special to say?
13:59 <sandal> chris2: not at all
14:00 <chris2> good
14:00 <sandal> I'm always good for the non-comment ;)
Picture 001


There’s nothing in her bedroom
Just a bed and TV
and it’s OK if i’m in her way
I just sit and drink my tea
— The Subways, Mary


Vitruvian Mann

I will meditate each morning at the sunrise
I will write down all of my dreams
I will travel on the back roads, I will
Keep myself open to whatever
— Dan Bern, Rice

18:49 <rue> chris2's Kung Fu vely stlong
18:50 <chris2> i'm just long enough here to already have seen every bug before :-P
14:46 <rretzbach> Nix los heute?
14:46 <chris2> wenig
14:46 <rretzbach> Oder ist es Mittwoch und ich bin der einzige, der es für samstags hält?

Now of all of these things
There is something that is real
That is called a day
I know when a day begins because the sun comes up
And I know when it’s over because the sun goes down
That’s real
— Dan Bern, Days And Months And Years



Macro Kitty

Asked “Where are you going?”
Somewhere far away
She was standing at the window
I won’t forget her face
— Dead Moon, Unknown Passage

21:29 * et_ gets increasingly tempted to write an article "fragile web development with rails"
21:18 <chris2> 5.upto(10) { |n| dhh.release(:rails, "1.1.#{n}") } #scnr
21:18 <lectrick> chris2: LOL

I can’t help it
If you might think I’m odd,
If I say I’m not loving you for what you are
But for what you’re not.
— Bob Dylan, I’ll Keep It With Mine



Open up the gate for you.
I want you, I want you,
I want you so bad,
Honey, I want you.
— Bob Dylan, I Want You


Name withheld by request
I would not suggest
You print this unless my
Name is withheld by request
— Dan Bern, Name Withheld By Request



For those who come to San Francisco
Summertime will be a love-in there
In the streets of San Francisco
Gentle people with flowers in their hair
— Scott McKenzie, San Francisco

Forgotten C function of the day: strfmon(3), convert monetary value to string.


Yes, ‘n’ how many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind,
The answer is blowin’ in the wind.
— Bob Dylan, Blowin’ In The Wind



With or without religion, good people can behave well and bad people can do evil; but for good people to do evil—that takes religion. — Steven Weinberg, A Designer Universe?

13:42 <procreate> chris2: So what do you miss from AR?
13:42 <chris2> procreate: unmagicness :P
13:42 <procreate> chris2: Ha ha ha! All the Real Rubyist complain about that :)
Sunset @ Mason Neck Va

Lay your belly under mine
Naked under me, under me
Such a filthy dimming shine
The way you kick and scream, kick and scream
— The Decemberists, Odalisque


20:26 <mketchum> isnt it funny how steve jobs is basically holding the balls of the entire mac community right now
Photo by Tom Coates, from a drawing by Paul Hammond, based on a stupid idea by Stinky Willison...

When the wind was fresh
On the hills
And the stars were new in the sky
And a lark was heard in the still
Where was I
Where was I
— Feist, Now At Last

21:00 <Dingsi> naja, wer von python kommt wird meist nicht von ruby begeistert sind
21:00 <Dingsi> andersrum würde es häufig genauso gehen, denke ich
21:00 <chris2> Dingsi: ack
21:00 <mitsuhiko> Dingsi: das ist mir egal. nächstes jahr müsste ich PHP machen
21:00 <Dingsi> au.
21:01 <Dingsi> in php haben wir alle unser gemeinsames feindbild :D
00:19 <chris2> meine freundin wird glaub mal kryptographin
00:19 <chris2> sie verwendet one-time-pads zum abschminken
00:19 <chris2> (war der schlecht :P)

So long bye my friend so long
So long will it ever happen again
You know that I’ve been waiting for you
I’ve been creating for you so long
You know the light ain’t fading form you
Nothing could save me form you, so long
— Beth Orton, Thinking About Tomorrow

00:13 <shevegen> purzelrakete ist überhaupt genial als name
00:21 <schnitzl> ich find derinderinderinderin als nick auch ziemlich cool :D
00:21 <schnitzl> (mal in counter-strike gesehen)


Hiroshima - 60 Years On

And here’s the release lever
Please grip your hand around it
And later here’s a shovel
To sweep away the ashes
And we’ll need your decision
Just how you plan to handle
The survivors if any
The burned and the screaming
— Dan Bern, Hiroshima

The rare and valuable Petrified Grapefruit Tree.

Und ich lief jahrelang,
nur durch Regen,
oder ob es Tränen waren
ich weiß es heute nicht mehr.
— Toten Hosen, Was zählt



An illusion is hope born from fear
but now I’m right back here
safe in your arms my dear
— Beth Orton, Safe in Your Arms

ThoughtI’m a humanist, because I hate people all equally.
18:05 <chris2> Was kostet ein Super GAU?
18:05 <chris2> 4 Forsmark. *rotfl*

The angels play on their horns all day,
The whole earth in progression seems to pass by.
But does anyone hear the music they play,
Does anyone even try?
— Bob Dylan, Three Angels

favorites #96



You angel you
You’re as fine as anything’s fine.
The way you walk and the way you talk
It sure plays on my mind.
— Bob Dylan, You Angel You

16:32 <chris2> sachmal
16:32 <rretzbach> hM?
16:32 <chris2> wie oft wollen die firefox leute eigtl noch updates rausbringen?
16:33 <chris2> so oft, wie die updaten, kann ich ihn gar nicht abstürzen lassen, um ihn dann neuzustarten
 01-06-2005 17-16-18

Yeah I think I was expecting the world to end
I think I was expecting some wall
And so I kinda let things get away from me
And here I sit in Mt. St. Bastopol
— Dan Bern, Learning To Drive


Mine II

You’ve gotten older but you still feel like a kid
Go back to back, do what you did
You’re just a passenger and life is but the course
Break some rules, be a force
Back to back
— Dead Moon, Back to Back


Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful. — Seneca the Younger


20:15 <Frixon> Ich muss dir das neue Modewort präsentieren!
20:15 <Frixon> BATÄNK!
20:15 <Frixon> Das beschreibt das Studentenleben!
20:18 <Frixon> Blackjack, Alkohol, Titten, Ärsche, Nutten und Koks!

No more pencils
No more books
No more teacher’s dirty looks
Out for summer
Out ‘til fall
We might not come back at all
— Alice Cooper, School’s Out


We are the map of the eternal route
Station 9 on the last hold-out
we are the children of the damned
If we don’t start to make a stand
Situation’s out of hand
— Dead Moon, Area 51


Sea Tac controll tower

Then take me disappearin’ through the smoke rings of my mind,
Down the foggy ruins of time, far past the frozen leaves,
The haunted, frightened trees, out to the windy beach,
Far from the twisted reach of crazy sorrow.
— Bob Dylan, Mr Tambourine Man


I’ve been rocked out, I can’t cool down
I’ve got a woman who still makes me crazy
With the shake of her nightgown
I’m still nervous, I ain’t been broken
I’m still churning and burning inside
And I can’t stop smokin’
I’m pissed off, pissed off, pissed off
It’s just the way I am
— Dead Moon, Poor Born