The Covid-19 mitigation procedures of social distancing and self quarantine have thrust many of us into an unexpected isolation. It is surprising and at times can be very unpleasant. Fortunately one the easiest ways to feel a little better is to re-connect with people and internet video conferencing makes that easy.
When you set up a nice video conferencing station it makes it easy to connect, more fun, and effortless. Now is the time to make easy things easier, hard things a little more pleasant, and impossible things possible. Starting with a better video conference setup, as silly as it might sound is one way to get started.
There are lots of video conferencing platforms out there and they all seem to work fine (I’m a Zoom devotee if you are wondering) so I’m not writing about them. What I want to share is one example of making your experience pleasant and even fun, in particular with your smartphone
Continue reading “A Selfie-Station For Video Conferencing Convenience”
Here is the a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art.
Since its v1.1.0 release on 2019-10-13 there’ve been enough updates that are worth reviewing if you haven’t already:
Continue reading “Org2Blog v1.1.(1-8) Updates Overview”
Ever heard of an integrated writing environment? Me neither.
Here is the WikiPedia entry.
Org mode is an IWE—right?
When you honestly share with someone that they were sent here perfect born here perfect are immutably perfect no matter what anybody says thinks or does including themselves it is a durable consistent resilient sustainable undeniable self-evident truth that demands to be shared as quickly as often as loud repeatedly as your voice permits whispered spoken shouted from the streets rooftops hills Internet forums signals out into space no matter what may come of it standing 100% behind it with all your willful determination energy enthusiasm now. You believe it. Share it now. Why not? Why wait?
Preemptive happiness management means doing it before you get miserable. But hey if you are like most of us you only do the work after you can’t tolerate the misery anymore (seconds/minutes/hours/days/months/years) lol. This seminar is about the best easiest most efficient way to feel good again and what it does is gives you some momentum. You take it home with you. Use it to build the next thing and next thing. Your foundations gets stronger. You end up having more interesting things in life surprising things. Then visit again :).
Here is a video introduction and here are the details.
Movement as Medicine works?
Dr. Theresa Oswald, MD is the real deal. Absolutely worth your time money attention and every resource you value.
Hope you have a great trip.
Here are some pretty good configuration options to copy.
Seriously they are pretty good and very objective. I tried to keep as little subjective preference in there. Although I definitely failed at least partly, there is good stuff in there.
And it is super short anyway.
We are all so geographically distributed that it can be difficult to join a group in person let alone find one in your area so I’m setting one up online. It is as simple as joining a videoconference or even dialing in with a telephone.
Continue reading “Interested in an online meditation group?”
When non-Emacs users observe Emacs users laboring over their key binding configuration their typical range of reactions include finding it to be interesting, surprising, remarkable, strange, weird, incredible, striking, bizarre, deviant, eccentric, freakish, monstrous, incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, unimaginable, and unthinkable. With that range reactions in mind it is self-evident that if you are reading this then you already know why you want to use more of the Emacs’s modifier keys you just want to know how. The purpose of this project is to capture one way of using all of Emacs’s modifier keys.
When I update Brew I minimize the terminal window so I can work on something else while it is running. Every so often I check to see if it finished. Then I read through the history to see if there is any work I need to perform by hand. For example sometimes Brew can’t link things and other times the package won’t even install. This has always worked well. Today I had a funny surprise though.
Continue reading “macOS 12 Sierra Brew Users: Read This Before Updating Anything”