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Starting OSX Apps From The Command Line

open /Applications/Emacs.app –args -Q

A chronograph is a watch that does a lot

A chronograph is a specific type of watch that is used as a stopwatch combined with a display watch. A basic chronograph has an independent sweep second hand; it can be started, stopped, and returned to zero by successive pressure on the stem. Via wikipedia. Good to know.

R 3.1.1 out and it fixes the package manager function

Via gog.

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 […]

The Standard Function Library

The SFL (Standard Function Library) from iMatix is a portable function library for C/C++ programs. The SFL is the result of many years’ development, and is provided as Open Source software for the benefit of the Internet community. The SFL provides about 450 functions that cover these areas: Compression, encryption, and encoding; Datatype conversion and […]

Flycheck does Emacs Lisp Checkdoc

Update OSX 10.9 to use bash4

Source.

OSX configuration management with Boxen

Boxen, which is free software, looks interesting.

How to install R on OSX 10.9 Mavericks as of 2014-06-01T19:29:55-0500

Here is how to install R on OSX 10.9 Mavericks as of 2014-06-01T19:29:55-0500: brew install gcc brew tap homebrew/science brew install R Details: gcr@orion:~> gcc –version gcc (GCC) 4.8.3 Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or […]

Skim

Skim is a PDF reader and note-taker for OS X. It is designed to help you read and annotate scientific papers in PDF, but is also great for viewing any PDF file.