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Moshi’s PalmGuard for the Macbook Pro is perfect

Having grown quite accustomed to ThinkPads, it has been a very long time since I have worried about the palm rest of a laptop. All of that changed when the Macbook came into my life. My biggest concern was the resale value of the device, and I found thta the simplest possible solution what was […]

Some good projects or courses of study

The R Book Coursera specialization http://rpubs.com/thoughtfulbloke/subset http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2014/03/emacs-ess-and-r-for-zombies.html http://adv-r.had.co.nz/ rs.io: 100+ interesting data sets for statistics The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FL9Q43zO1BQ via http://blog.printf.net/articles/2014/03/03/more-technical-talks/ How to spot a probable liar

How to choose a font

Audience: Computer users. Programmers. User experience designers (UXD). Every computer-user has a different strategy for choosing the best font for long periods working at the computer. They all involve many metrics, strategies, and rubrics. Based on that, they are probably all wrong. Well not really, they are right based upon experience, and experience is really […]

Personal approach for collecting Emacs usage statistics advice?

Lately I’ve been curious whether or not my actual Emacs keymapping usage actually reflects how I think I use it. What I mean is that I have a goal of mapping frequently used operations to easily-accessible keybindings on the keyboard. What I plan to do is to record my usage so that I can study […]

Flycheck does Emacs Lisp Checkdoc

The difference between org-ref and org-bibtex

In case you were wondering, here is an answer: Some features could be merged, but there is an important difference in that org-ref uses bibtex as the backend database, and reftex for searching, and org-bibtex uses org-mode headings as the backend database, and tag/property searches (I think). It is like the difference between org-contacts and […]

Line snippet helper for posting code

On the org list there are a few ways that people post code indicate the start and end of that code. This is my version that might work in any mode: (defun gcr/insert-noticeable-snip-comment-line () "Insert a noticeable snip comment line (NSCL)." (interactive) (if (not (bolp)) (message "I may only insert a NSCL at the beginning […]

Drop of water

A drop of water struggles so hard to return to the ocean. The ocean welcomes it back with open arms. That is not the time for the ocean, with all of its magnitude and unlimited beauty and kindness, to remind the drop that it came from the ocean, left up into the atmosphere, and to […]

A tiny noweb-ref tangling example

Here is a simple, simple example so you can see it and believe it:

The story

The creativity that you apply and capture to assemble your system… this is where all of the fun stuff is. Let me elaborate, everything in your artifacts are valuable because they tell the story. Actually, they tell the story about a story, a story that has yet to occur and also a story that has […]