Reading: The Puzzler

    Sep 22, 2022 reading

    Talking about The Puzzler by A.J. Jacobs. If you can ignore Jacobs musings on the virtues of puzzling (which is, despite the book's subtitle, mercifully light), The Puzzler offers some entertaining...

    Building Emacs from source on MacOS

    Sep 8, 2022 emacs

    This is a guide for building Emacs from source for Mac OSX (tested on 12.4, M1) with native compilation enabled. If you don't want native compilation (though I highly recommend it), feel free to drop...

    Reading: The Dispossessed

    Aug 13, 2022 reading

    Talking about The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin. Before diving into the contents of this book, it's interesting to note that Ursula K. Le Guin was a big fan of Taoism, big enough to publish her...

    Emacs from scratch

    May 8, 2022 emacs

    Edit Four months after writing this article and I'm still using Emacs full-time with my own, custom configuration. I continue to find great pleasure in extending my setup with small snippets I stumble...

    Clean git

    Feb 12, 2022

    Well-organized commits are a treat. They are your guide to the theory of developers come and gone, a ledger filled with important decisions. Knowing how to structure commits into a readable,...

    Introducing ReScript

    Jan 10, 2022

    A few weeks ago I revisited ReScript and experimented with the ecosystem during Advent of Code. I was pleased to discover that the language is in a much better place than four years ago. Although I...

    Reading: Intro to Haiku

    Jan 8, 2022 reading

    Talking about Intro to Haiku by Harold Henderson. The 17 syllable (5-7-5) structure of Japanese haiku doesn't necessarily translate well into English, so Henderson prefers English haiku in the realm...

    Best of 2021

    Jan 2, 2022

    Inspired by Fogus's post of the same name, this is a list of my favorite things of 2021. I'm focusing on projects, ideas, and media that I found especially noteworthy throughout the year (huge bias...

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