I realized today that I can count on one hand the number of things I have left to do before I graduate. Now, first of all it’s unprecedented that the number should be so low before Thanksgiving. Second of all, I can count how far I am from graduation. On one hand, baby! Check it out:
- Finish my CS 160 Project. 
- My last CS 172 homework assignment is due on 12/2.
- My Metaphor term paper is due on 12/4, and then that class is done.
- My CS 160 final is on Monday, December 16th.
- And my CS 172 final is on Wednesday, December 18th.
 Okay, admittedly, that CS project has about 5 major chunks left to do (two of which are due in 9 hours), but as a CogSci major, I think I’m justified in applying a fairly high level of abstraction on this point.
It’s an established fact that Linkstew is well indexed by google, and it averages about 200 google hits a day. These hits result in all kinds of irritating things like this (incomprehensible) slashdot comment (I just cite this one because it’s the most recent) or linkage of the mockups I did comparing the size of the G4 cube and the gamecube in forums.
I just noticed that my google search hits have gone up by about 30 hits a day in the last couple of days. When I looked at my database, I saw that the increase in hits was due to queries like graduation+speech+ideas (7th) or graduation+speech+topics (1st!) that took the unwitting googlers to my graduation speech of yore.
In the last three days, I’ve gotten more than 50 hits for some variation of “graduation speech.” Of course, my unconventional little speech probably isn’t going to do them an ounce of good, so nyah nyah!
Here’s Kevin’s suggestion for what to do with them:
Kevin (23:21:32 PM): you should replace the target page with “You’re fucked. Now go write your own speech and watch out for flying tomatoes.”