This morning I'll hop on a flight eastward into the Midwest so I can spend a couple days out at UIUC as part of our University Hack Day program. I'm looking forward to seeing a sampling of college generation hacks.

Wow. I guess it's been about 10 years since I was an undergraduate in Computer Science. Yikes! How the time flies...

It looks like the daily high temperatures there are supposed to be near the daily lows here, so I'm in for my first real dose of cold.

Posted by jzawodn at October 31, 2006 07:51 AM

Reader Comments
# Joel said:

Make sure to stop by Papa Dels ( for some deep dish pizza, I haven't found any near as good outside of IL. And if you're there on a Wednesday, the cheeseburger special at Murphys is also recommended (also on Green Street, but closer to the campus). Decent coffee can be found at Espresso Royale and Za's. Enjoy your trip and say hello to the Midwest for me.

on October 31, 2006 12:01 PM
# Dave Hodgkinson said:


Hahaahahah! You kids had a whole 16 bits to play with. Lucky dogs.

on October 31, 2006 04:02 PM
# Louise said:

Do they still sing "American Pie" every night at midnight at O'Malley's? Ahhhhh...I miss my old Champaign stomping grounds.

on November 1, 2006 10:33 AM
# Marc said:

If O'Malley's still existed, I bet they would. It was changed to another bar in 1996, and now I think it's a Korean Restaurant. My how times change...

on November 1, 2006 11:07 AM
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