Gerald Generoso’s reflections on being on the other side (January 19, 2004, 0) - Gerald Generoso wrote about the challenges he faced learning how to
program. Read his insightful reflections at
E-Mail from Gerald R. Generoso
Good karma: Emacs (March 22, 2006, 0) - From Paul Lussier:
One day, about 2 years ago now (Holy Cow! Sacha, has it been *that*
long? :) I stumbled upon this thing called emacs-wiki and
planner-mode. I fired off an e-mail to the maintainer asking a couple
of questions. Someone named Sacha answered back and had such
enthusiasm for my e-mail and my questions that
Awww, good karma (October 24, 2006, 0) -
You are really becoming an great speaker ;)
btw, I was hanging around the back and overheard people asking if you had
gone yet – apparently you were the only thing they were there for! awesome!
E-Mail from Mike Tsang
On Technorati: :), goodkarma
Random Emacs symbol: color-values – Function: Return a description of the color named COLOR on frame
Edwin’s comment on financial literacy (March 24, 2005, 0) - edwin of technobiography said:
Many of us, like me, have a lot to learn about financial literacy. I’m reading up on financial literacy through Francisco Colayco’s book (Pera mo Palaguin mo) and Larry Gamboa’s book (Think Rich, Pinoy!). Good read, very applicable to us Filipinos.
Gabby and I had a little discussion in January. Take a
Insightful Slashdot comment on Linux migration (November 11, 2004, 0) -
For a large shop:
- count on a migration period of about five years.
Train the admins, make them your friends.
- Transition back-office stuff first, so that admins cut their teeth
away from users prying eyes.
- For the desktops, try an easy one first, like firefox.
Let simmer for a year or two.
- wean people slowly off of desktop