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-About Me:

My name is Patrick Lu, some people call me pat, plu, or p. lu. I’m Taiwanese and 19 years old. I’m from Houston Texas, and currently I’m a second year Computer Science major at UT Austin.

My hobbies are Photography, Table Tennis, Street Fighter 4, and Eating.

I’m involved with 2 organizations at UT: Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA), and Table Tennis Club.

Some interesting facts about me are: I have a patch of natural white hair, I can solve a rubik’s cube very quickly, and I was a counselor at a Chinese Youth Summer camp(CYC)

I’ll kick your ass at super smash bros Brawl / Melee, I’m not joking.

You can usually find me at UFO Arcade on Friday and Saturday nights playing Street Fighter 4.

I don’t think I’ve ever met an actual celebrity, but I would really like to meet Anthony Bourdain, since hes my idol… haha.

I took 4 years of Japanese in High School, and I know a minimal amount of Chinese.


I love taking pictures; my DSLR is always in my backpack.

My goal in taking pictures is to make the viewer take a second look at the seemingly insignificant moments that pass us each day.

Sunset on Guadalupe

Here’s a link to my flickr

Even better, a link to my smugmug

-About this blog:

I had a lot of trouble thinking of a name for this blog… I wanted “Just Another Day” or something to that effect… but of course those names are all taken :P. I settled on Enhanced for loop. Weird name huh?

In computer science we use lots and lots of these “for” loops to cycle through data. The enhanced for loop just so happens to be a new thing that Sun implemented into Java. To me this particular loop symbolizes life as a student, and how it tends to repeat itself over and over each day.

Think about it. We wake up expecting the same pattern day in and day out. Class, eat, fun, study, sleep, repeat.

But, how do we distinguish each iteration from another? What is this “fun?” How do we make each day special?

So there you go, I’m going to blog about those little bits of life that make each day unique. My daily findings, photography, philosophy, reviews on new gadgets, food, student life in general.

-List of Random likes:


Drinks: Peach Fresca, Pocari Sweat, water w/ a lime or lemon

Tapioca Drinks: Avocado, Green apple green tea

Cereal: Raisin Bran Crunch

Favorite anime of all time: Hajime no ippo, Cowboy Bebop, Love Hina

Favorite wing sauce: Pluckers – Spicy ranch, Bw3’s – Asian Zing

*from facebook*

Music: Barenaked Ladies, Clazziquai, M-flo, Dave Matthews Band, Nujabes, Radiohead, Fastball, Utada Hikaru, Yoshika, DJ Deckstream, Nikki Jean, Oldies, Cobra Starship, Cold Play, Jay Z, 3 Doors Down, Third Eye Blind, Epik High, The Killers, Vertical horizon, Nine Days, Incubus, Dido, Jack Johnson, Fastball, A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Oldies, Ratatat, Black Eyed Peas (before fergie joined), The Sound Providers

TV shows: Dirty Jobs, Good Eats, Iron Chef, Myth Busters, No Reservations, Scrubs, The Simpsons, Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Movies: Forrest Gump, My Sassy Girl, Orange County, Howl’s Moving Castle, Ping Pong, WALL- E, Monty Python And The Holy Grail

-Camera Stuff: What do I use :D?

Film: Leica M6

P&S: Canon SD1000

DSLR: Canon 5D


Leica 50mm f/2 Summicron Lens

Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Prime Lens

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L USM Lens

Canon 430EX SpeedLight External Flash


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