This week, I focused on getting on board at IBM. I’m happy to say that
the process was very smooth, and I’m now deep in work doing things I
love to do for a project that I believe in. How lucky is that?
<grin> I love my work!
I’m also happy with my work-life balance. I’ve been able to do good
work *and* enjoy a good home life as well. I don’t feel that I’m
losing out at all. This feels sustainable, and that’s important. As I
tweak parts of my day, I’ll be able to free up more time and
brainspace for personal projects.
I went to trapeze lessons last Tuesday. The class was fun. I think
I’ll move my trapeze lessons to Friday so that I can make my week a
little more relaxed.
Richard Eriksson was in town, so I
invited him over for tea and loaded him with little gifts for Quinn.
It was nice to chat with him again. =) I also had tea with
Driss Benzakour, braindumping a whole
bunch of job search tips from my recent experience.
Goals for next week:
Random Emacs symbol: cdr – Function: Return the cdr of LIST. If arg is nil, return nil.
Mike Mattie has this awesome Emacs tip for
Eshell: redirecting to buffers and Lisp symbols!
To overwrite buffer “foo”:
ls > #<buffer foo>
To append to buffer “foo”:
ls >> #<buffer foo>
To insert at point in buffer “foo”:
ls >>> #<buffer foo>
To redirect to a Lisp symbol:
I had no idea Emacs could do that. Cool!
E-Mail from Mike Mattie
Random Emacs symbol: ps-extend-face-list – Function: Extend face in ALIST-SYM.
Thanks to David Ongaro for catching that!