A couple of days ago, while eating at Zaxby’s with my roommates (a favorite dining location), conversation touched briefly the topic of “pirate radio.” The last time I discussed such things was in a series of conversations with Chappie last summer. We contrived a concept for a distributed radio transmission network using small, distributable, network connected [...]
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by Matthew Smith · October 17th, 2008 · No Comments
by Matthew Smith · August 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Beeeeep-beeeeep-beeeeep-beeep. The harsh consitient bleating of the alarm pierced through the haze of sleep, slowly reeling him into the cold florescent light. As consciousness returned, thoughts clouded his mind and a feeling of helplessness consumed him. Looking around the sterile slate gray walls, the endless gray floor tiles, and the dilapidated white ceiling stained from half a century of disrepair, a distinct [...]
by Matthew Smith · August 4th, 2008 · 5 Comments
My friends, let me start by once again offering my sincerest apologies for my severe writing deficit. It has been quite some time since I provided you with regular glimpses into my life or posted bits of random goodness for you to contemplate. For this I must apologize; everyone knows, that it is not due to a [...]
by Matthew Smith · February 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Shortly after midnight on Saturday (2/16/2008) morning, my grandmother passed away. I will soon write a longer piece on this, but for now I’m just posting her obituary.
Martha Blalock Hawkins Jolley
MACON – After a 2 year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Martha Blalock Hawkins Jolley, 76. of Macon, passed away at the home of her daughter [...]
by Matthew Smith · January 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments
This has been a busy but great week. I’ll be back with more detail on some of these events, but I gave a presentation last night (which went really well, and the video and other information will be online soon), helped a friend assemble a new computer today, I’ve been in the gym three days [...]
by Matthew Smith · December 14th, 2007 · No Comments
I hate thee, Finals
The preparation I hate
Torment me no more-
I just want to graduate.
Yea I know it’s 5-7-5-7 but whatever. I wrote it.
And yes, so far I’m actually on track for spring graduation! Kind of scary, since I love college. It would be so much better without the work and huge bill… so yea, [...]
by Matthew Smith · November 12th, 2007 · No Comments
For the second paper in my Christianity class, I had to discuss Luke Johnson’s Scripture and Discernment: Decision Making in the Church. I present it to you in all its’ glory, PDF style here. And only eighteen minutes after I turned it in! Talk about hot off the press…
by Matthew Smith · October 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment
Seem like a weird question to find around here? Well, it is.
I’m currently enrolled in an upper level Christianity class at Mercer (the great institution of higher learning) and for the mid-term I was required to pen about 2500 words on the topic of “Sin and Redemption.” I had no idea where to take this, [...]