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A mistake that I made too often in life was to focus too much on the specific implementation or realization of a thing instead of learning about the valuable generalizations and abstractions that may be learned from it and applied elsewhere. That was then, this is now. imenu is actually a nice feature for Emacs. […]


Recently learned about Polymode from the ESS user manual. It looks like a nice option for working with code that didn’t start out in org-mode; which is likely pretty common.

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The version that we’ll study with: Commentary on the Raja Yoga Sutras by Sri Swami Satchidananda

Org Manual

The org-mode manual lives here.

org-mode examples

This post is a wonderful cookbook from which to pull.

How To Tell Stuff To A Computer

This looks like a great read; can’t wait to do so. (via Mark Watson)

Emacs elisp dev must read

As usual Nic outdoes us all in terms of serving the community and the greater good. How to write real code in emacs lisp with Emacs. This must be read.

Introduction to the Theory of Computation

Peter recommended this book by Sipser.

cheezy scheme

It’s not merely cheezy, it’s full-on spray-can cheez. Who doesn’t love spray cheez… or Scheme… or Emacs-Lisp? (via emacswiki)

Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research

This link via irreal is another “must read” if you’ve never done systems work before (coming from a system person myself, not a data person).