Posts Tagged ‘geeky’

26 January 2015

Posted: February 2, 2015 in A photo a day
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After weeks of researching with which phone I should replace my slowly dying S2, I FINALLY bought an S4 (thereby continuing my habit of living behind the curve and usually buying whatever was just replaced by a newer model). I’m super bummed that I wasn’t able to move my Whatsapp conversations and most of my apps, but having a phone that doesn’t freeze once a day¬†and that has working vibration is amazing! :) Also, my old phone wasn’t able to sync with my Fitbit, so that’s a nice bonus.

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Day 118

Posted: February 8, 2014 in A photo a day
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I spent the weekend at my parents’ place up North. As I’m never home during normal business hours, I tend to order a lot of stuff online and have it shipped to either the convenience store close to my house or to my parents.
This guy up there is my phone’s new best friend. It’s an external battery which supposedly holds five full charges for my phone battery. Let me tell you, my phone is my lifeline because it brings me to my participants’ homes, it records my experiments, and it’s got tons of podcasts and tv shows to entertain me at the gym or while commuting. Also, lately there’s been some bug which causes the phone to freeze – and if I then turn it on again, I find myself with the battery status dropped from 80% to 15%. No fun. Cue: external battery.
The battery is chunky (it’s a little bigger than my phone) but that’s really not an issue if you’re carrying around a laptop and other stuff anyway. I only use it when necessary, but it’s so convenient to just connect the two in your backpack with no need for an external plug. Great investment!
(No no no, I’m not getting paid by the company, I just really like their product.)

Day 9

Posted: October 14, 2013 in A photo a day
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I’m getting ready to start my first participants! It’s a short production experiment (hence the microphone) and I pretty much just took someone else’s script, but I’m really excited. The computers at PRIM all have names to help tell them apart. The bigger laptops are called Peter and Paul, the smaller ones are Mary, Peggy, and Lily. Lily comes with a gamepad, which is called lily pad. Of course.