December, 2007

  1. Six Years Later

    Patrick Smith is a commercial airline pilot and writes a section for the New York Times Blog called Jet Lagged: Navigating the Unfriendly Skies.
    Here’s an excerpt from his latest article, The Airport Security Follies.

    Conventional wisdom says…

  2. The Lanyard

    by Billy Collins

    The other day I was ricocheting slowly
    off the blue walls of this room,
    moving as if underwater from typewriter to piano,
    from bookshelf to an envelope lying on the floor,
    when I found myself in the L section of the diction…

  3. 2007 Year-End Zeitgeist

    Google is publishing their Zeitgeist, so I thought I’d get mine done too.

    Here are the top ten search key phrases for 20071:

    countdown timer

    andrew ferguson



    wordpress countdown

    countdown timers


  4. Final Grades

    Grades for this semester are in. Drum roll please:

    Fluid Mechanics: B
    Digital Logic: A
    Advanced Engineering Math: B
    Information Systems: D
    Engineering Circuit Analysis: B

    GPA for this semester: 2.875
    Cumulative GPA: 2.615

    This brings…

  5. Back In Seattle

    I’m back in Seattle for break.

    I’m waaaay behind on email and RSS feeds, so I’m spending some time catching up on those. But I’m pretty free over break (I do actually have some awesome events I’m going to, but I can fit you in). I’ll be working…

  6. Circuits Final

    I finished my circuits final on Sunday night at 9:30 pm. There are problems are the take home exam and it took me about 9 hours of work to get the entire thing done. That’s almost two hours per a problem. So much so that I decided to document my e…