Priorities - A: high, B: medium, C: low; Status - _: unfinished, X: finished, C: cancelled, P: pending, o: in progress, >: delegated. Covey quadrants - Q1 & Q3: urgent, Q1 & Q2: important
A1XDraft syllabus for summer problem solving class
A2XPick up invitations and memo for graduation from ADAA
A3XFind out where all those tasks are disappearing to.
A4XInstall xemacs21 for testing purposes

1. pdf presentations : 08:21

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On debian-user@lists.debian.org, David Z Maze thinks Prosper is great for making PDF presentations from LaTeX. xpdf -fullscreen -papercolor black to actually run the slides.

2. magicpoint : 08:43

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Chris Beggy writes in with another tip (thanks!). Chris thinks that Magicpoint is an excellent PowerPoint replacement. I like Magicpoint's text-based presentation files and its nice gallery of styles I can choose, but I'm thinking of going for prosper+latex instead. I hear that prosper has pretty nice output.

3. solition paper : 09:28

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Cross-reference: CoastLog#1

4. equals in URLs and emacs-wiki.el : 09:36

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I suspect that URLs need to be verbatim; stray equal signs and underscores can be their undoing! Maybe I should just blank out the markup-word thing...

5. emacs-wiki-markup-word : 09:47

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I use (defun emacs-wiki-markup-word ()) to squelch all the bad markup I'm getting lately.

6. Nemeth mathematics : 13:07

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On the blindprogramming@yahoogroups.com mailing list, Yvon Provencher mentions the useful tutorial at http://www.freedomscientific.com/fs_downloads/notenemeth.asp .

7. Free mailing lists : 13:20

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Tech mailing lists without a home might want to check out http://www.freelists.org .

8. Summary of G. Polya's "How to Solve It" --- education : 14:13

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9. [[ComputerScienceCurriculum2002-2003]] : 18:02

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Finished encoding the ComputerScienceCurriculum2002-2003. Whew!

10. Chinese Python? : 19:32

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Miguel Paraz, python@lists.sachachua.com:


The author claims that Python is easy to translate to Chinese. This could be useful to the Chinese-literate people here. :)

11. Emacs test suite : 19:42

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Robert Anderson has some testing scripts at http://rwa.homelinux.net/emacs

12. python web solutions : 19:43

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13. Computer Braille Code Reference Card : 19:44

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nabs-l@nfbnet.org, Wade Hemmelrick:

This is a free listing of all the computer braille code symbols. Computer Braille Code Card in Grade 2 braille ftp://ftp.nbp.org/rodeodrive/nbp/nmccs.brf

14. killer examples for computer science education : 19:48

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