2005: Difficult choices — UToronto is offering me admission.
An interesting startup is recruiting me.
Choices are always difficult.
I would like to defer my U of [...]
2005: MSU-IIT student wins IBM Linux Scholar Challenge — http://news.inq7.net/infotech/index.php?index=1&story_id=31491
Filipino software developer wins IBM Linux Scholar tilt
Posted 00:33am (Mla time) Mar 24, 2005
By Erwin Lemuel Oliva
FILIPINO software development talent [...]
2004: CS planning meeting — Dr. Sarmenta: research. Thinking of research programs. On the positive
side, CS197 this year went particularly well. Lot of good projects.
2004: Free.net.ph scheduled downtime — email@example.com will be unreachable from 2004.04.07 to 2004.04.11 as
Jijo’ll be working on upgrades. I can be
reached… hmmm… through erc://irc.freenode.net/#emacs and [...]
2003: eshell extensions — emacs — In a March 6 post to the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list, Romain Francoise mentions
em-last.el, an eshell module that lets you cycle [...]
2003: substring completion — emacs — Le Wang mentions icomplete and mcomplete in reference to substring
completion in a March 4 post on the email@example.com mailing
list. Hmmmm. [...]
2003: Emacs menu accelerators — emacs — Jeffery B. Rancier’s March 12 post on firstname.lastname@example.org has
this useful LISP snippet for Windows Emacs users:
(defun jbr-w32-simulate-Alt-tap ()
(global-set-key [C-tab] [...]
2003: recentf.el and session.el — emacs — On the email@example.com mailing list, Hans Larsen says that
session.el replaced recentf.el a long time ago. I used to use
recentf.el. Maybe [...]
2003: Remote X terminals — The link for remote X terminals is
2003: Finite-state automata in LaTeX — In a really old post on firstname.lastname@example.org“>email@example.com (Jan 27 2003),
Mark Zimmerman suggests the use of metapost to generate pretty finite
2003: “Hello, tech designers? This stuff is too small” — ACM TechNews links to
http://www.usatoday.com/usatonline/20030304/4914082s.htm, an article
about how small things are getting. Americans seem to not like the
idea of tiny devices, [...]
2003: news.freshmeat.net — Google:gnus+freshmeat leads me to nntp://news.freshmeat.net, an NNTP server
that provides Freshmeat news with the right subjects! Yay. I am
definitely going to [...]
2003: pointless presentation package — http://freshmeat.net/projects/pointless/ is a text-source presentation
package that might be worth looking into, although it’s just on its
first public release.
2003: dasher and jogdial? — I wonder if there’s any way of getting dasher to work with the Sony
jogdial. That might be a nice input [...]
2003: dvorakng – a dvorak typing tutor — The 2003.03.18 edition of Freshmeat news lists dvorakng, a GPL Dvorak
typing tutor based on dvorak7min but with extra features.
2003: Gnus CVS for Debian — emacs — Add this to your /etc/apt/sources.list
# For daily Gnus snapshots
deb http://people.debian.org/~srivasta ./packages/
2003: Linux accessibility — On the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list, Jerome Acks
Jr. thinks that http://trace.wisc.edu/linux/index.htm is about the
best Linux accessibility resource.
2003: mail oops — Apparently, i-manila doesn’t take -k very well. fetchmail kept
fetching old mail again and again and again… Ooops, my bad. [...]
2003: killing flash plugin requests — In a thread on email@example.com about disabling the
annoying “Download Flash Plugin?” prompt, Karsten M. Self links to
http://twiki.iwethey.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/UserContentCSS, which not
only gets [...]
2003: Elbert T. Or — Elbert T. Or writes in telling me that Marcelle had been “gushing
about” OnLove, of all things. Elbert is into comics. [...]