Monthly Archives: March 2016

What if Elisp and Python Had a Child?

John Kitchin, as Irreal has covered many times, is doing a lot of excellent work with Org mode and Emacs. Most of his scientific computation is done in Python, a language he's been using for 15 years and is very … Continue reading

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Moving to the Next/Previous Link in Org Mode

Here's something I didn't know. You probably won't need this often but it's a useful thing to add to your toolbox. Didn't know this #orgmode command. Have been missing it for a while. https://t.co/I37Jt2iUg7 — Nuno M. Salgueiro (@nmsalgueiro) March … Continue reading

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Email Strategy

As Scooby-Doo would say, RUH? My aunt has a 'winter' email address and a 'summer' email address. I want to discuss the logic of this with her, but life is too short. — Matthew Green (@matthew_d_green) January 27, 2016

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Molecule Representations in Org Mode

This will be of no use to most of us but it's so darn neat I had to write about. John Kitchin, who's a genius a finding ways to move nearly everything into Org mode, has a blog post on … Continue reading

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Some Oldies but Goodies

When I find a useful Emacs package or tip, I almost always write about it so others can take advantage of them too. The other day I was using one of those packages and thought, “Gee, this is really neat. … Continue reading

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Inserting Underscores

John Kitchin offers a nice tip for Emacs users who write in Python, C, or some other language that makes heavy use of underscores. Best innovation for writing python in Emacs I have made so far: make -- insert _. … Continue reading

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Note Taking with Org Mode

I thought I'd written about Tony Pelaez's video on Taking Notes in Emacs Org-Mode before but I couldn't find the post. Even if I did write about it, it's a nice introduction to one of Org mode's most useful functionalities … Continue reading

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USB versus the U.S. Government

True... pic.twitter.com/eM0LTPGTUT — Mikko Hypponen (@mikko) January 25, 2016

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The Reality of Key Escrow

Back in 2000 PGP, a mature and capable company with significant experience in encryption and security, decided that it would be a good idea to provide key escrow for its corporate users. August 2000: a bug in PGP Corp's corporate … Continue reading

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Using reveal.js with Org Mode

For those looking for a way to produce slides with Emacs and Org mode, there are two popular options: Beamer and reveal.js. Each solution has its partisans but if you're in the reveal.js camp, Yujie Wen has an org-reveal package … Continue reading

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