new computer

In the interests of posting in 2002, and of getting that goddamned Fong Sai Yuck picture off of the top of the log page, I thought I’d describe the new computer that I’ll be getting sometime around April.

Due to Qualcomm’s rock-steady “employee computer loan assistance program” I can get up to $3000 in new computer action assistance from the company. 20% of my total is a grant, and the other 80% is a very low-interest loan repayable in monthly installments over three years, after which time I will be able to get another computer loan for another computer. Ordinarily, my strategy is to max out the loan by buying the best machine I can afford, in order to get the most free money from the company. This year, that may prove to be a problem.
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