Monthly Archives: July 2016

Overturning Section 1201

Bunnie Huang, Matt Green, and the EFF are suing the U.S. Government over §1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. That's the part of the act that prohibits bypassing software restrictions on copyrighted material. The original intent was to prevent … Continue reading

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Emacs Bullet Points

Bryan Berry has posted the notes from a presentation on Emacs that he gave to some of his colleagues. The notes are basically a set of bullet points on Berry's thoughts about Emacs. They're definitely worth reading if only to … Continue reading

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That's Not a Password; THIS is a Password

Via Karl Voit: Nice password https://t.co/6ZQS8lt0JZ — cocoa:naut  (@TheCocoaNaut) July 19, 2016

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Reveal.js and Org Mode

Mike Zamansky is back from his trip and has a new video up. It's on making presentations with reveal.js and Org mode. This is a nice introduction to reveal.js and shows how easy it is to make a nice looking1 … Continue reading

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Literate Programming with R

Since I've been writing about literate programming lately, here's a nice talk by Don Knuth on Literate Programming in R. Knuth begins his talk with an overview of several books that have been written using literate programming and discussing why … Continue reading

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Tutorial Update (Week of July 10)

This is just a quick update on the two video tutorial series that I'm following. These are Mike Zamansky's series on Using Emacs and Rainer König's series on Org mode. Zamansky has been traveling so there are no new videos … Continue reading

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Intelligent Note Taking

Günther Hutter has a nice post on taking notes that can be exported to a nice looking document. His strategy is to use markdown to take the notes and then use pandoc to export them to and produce a PDF … Continue reading

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Avoiding Data Capture

Although I have Linux and FreeBSD machines, most of you know that I mostly live my digital life within the Apple ecosystem. I like the tight integration between my iPhone, iPad, and Macs. The downside, of course, is that it's … Continue reading

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Writing Humanity Papers with Org Mode

While preparing yesterday's post on drawers and tags, I came across another interesting post from Clark Donley that discusses how to use Org mode to write humanity papers. This is a great thing not only because it helps non-scientific researchers … Continue reading

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Drawers and Tags

Last year, Clark R. Donley published a very nice post on using Org mode drawers and tags for writing. I missed the post when it was first published but stumbled on it now because it was mentioned in a tweet. … Continue reading

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