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02.09.2003Tuesday 2 September

“Because we are safer, our liberties are more secure.” – John Ashcroft, US Attorney General
I caught the train to uni safer, because my liberties are more secure, although I was very sleepy. I had a prac exam today – had to draw up a small logic circuit in “LogicWorks”, a computer logic simulator, and then draw a schematic diagram and wire up the circuit on a breadboard and show the examiner, and get a pass mark. It was easy, really just a check to ensure we’d actually been attending our practicals.
I, very bravely (but more safely because my liberties are more secure), went to St Leo’s College with two guys from the prac exam, Marcus and Kieran, to pick up a CD – but they both ran away to a tutorial and left me stranded. I went to the labs and tried out IBM’s UML development tool, “Rational Rose”, in the hopes that it would somehow help me draw my entity-relationship diagram for my “Intro to Information Systems” assignment, which is due on Thursday and I haven’t even read the assignment specification yet. As it turns out, it is much too complex for this and the time it would take me to figure out how to draw an ER diagram wouldn’t be worth it. I then headed back to St Leo’s, saw Clint for a few minutes, found Kieran and Marcus again, picked up the CD, and went home.

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