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Indenting new curly bracket blocks with smartparens for R

Emacs speaks statistics handle indentation for curly bracket blocks quite well. My preference was to have, after inserting matching opening and closing curly brackets, a newline with the cursor indented one block in. This post in particular describes the solution; it worked fine as of today. Addendum: 2014-04-17 Here is the code snippet from the […]

On doing things

Learn how to be happy, and then how to do things (take action). Failure and success, hard work and vacation, and life suddenly begin to take on a different role.

Starving juice with dead food

Who calls a diet Pepsi with some kimchi a “starving juice and dead food”?!

Glass of water

A good game is to keep a clear drinking glass near you at all times during the day; the challenge is to keep filling it and drinking all of the water in it.

Addicted to because

Addiction is the continued repetition of a behavior despite adverse consequences… – Wikipedia Pick two: I am [happy/sad] because of [person/place/thing]. Is it possible to live contently without bondage to “because”?

How to act

The questions about how to fix oneself are limitless and the answers range from dissatisfying to non-existent. The answer is simple: Act with love, respect, devotion, honor, and service.

Practicing the soroban

It looks like about an hour a day for a year or two for the first certification. The to-do list follows.

Love offerings

“Love offerings” are often a derided and despised thing. At best “Why can’t they just say that they are materialistic?”. At worst “Why can’t they just say they are greedy?”. We live in a socio-economic system that when combined with a reality that is subject to death, decay, and destruction can obviously stress people out. […]

Human nature today

There is a whole lot of focus on the human part, not much at all on the nature part. We must get outside.

Keeping computer stuff easy, convenient, and safe

This is a light-weight, informal presentation on some data-maintenance topics for typical personal-computer use.