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  • The Power of Plain Text Explained | Irreal
    power of plain text and why you should avoid lock in Devastating how much money human life time information is lost because Microsoft Word was used to archive things digitalhumanities n0v0id n0v0id April 7 2015 This entry was posted in General and tagged Lockin Portability Bookmark the permalink Making Open Offices Less Bad Ding Dong the Witch is Dead Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=4011 (2016-04-25)
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  • Lockin | Irreal
    Karl Voit explains the power of plain text and why you should avoid lock in Devastating how much money human life time information is lost because Microsoft Word was used to archive things digitalhumanities n0v0id n0v0id April 7 2015 Posted in General Tagged Lockin Portability Leave a comment Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?tag=lockin (2016-04-25)
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  • Making Open Offices Less Bad | Irreal
    won t change to a more sensible arrangement Fortunately Matt Blodgett has some simple suggestions to make open plan offices suck less They re easy to implement so unless your management have come to believe their own quacking you shouldn t get much pushback from managers This entry was posted in General and tagged Openoffice Bookmark the permalink A Guy Named Null The Power of Plain Text Explained smitty Reading the title I m all What s this got to do with https www openoffice org jcs Heh Now that you mention it it s probably time for another rant on Word and its unholy spawn Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=4009 (2016-04-25)
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  • Openoffice | Irreal
    the evils and absurdities of open plan offices There s lots of duckspeak about improving communication or culture building but everyone knows that its real and only virtue is that it s cheap Given that fact if you find Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Openoffice 2 Comments Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?tag=openoffice (2016-04-25)
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  • A Guy Named Null | Irreal
    2015 by jcs From the art reflecting life department we have this story of a guy named Null and what he does to databases This entry was posted in General and tagged Humor Bookmark the permalink Avy Making Open Offices Less Bad Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=4007 (2016-04-25)
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  • Avy | Irreal
    my inherent laziness kept me from switching Then Artur Malabarba wrote about his upgrading to Avy and I was shamed into at least considering upgrading Finally I realized that ace window was based on avy and was therefore already installed on my machines All I had to do was switch my key binding for ace jump to avi goto word 1 and I would be using avy instead of ace jump as well as having access to the rest of avy s functionality You can take a look at avy s READ ME to see what some of that functionality is I also rebound Meta g g and Meta g Meta g to avy goto line It s a more featureful replacement for the built in goto line I ve been using the new setup for a while now and am very happy with it I finally deleted ace jump from my packages so you can consider me all in now If you ever have more than two windows open in Emacs you absolutely must have ace window Once you have ace window all the rest is available for free I can t overstate how useful this package is I can t imagine using Emacs without it now This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Bookmark the permalink Colors and Emacs in the Terminal A Guy Named Null Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=4005 (2016-04-25)
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  • Colors and Emacs in the Terminal | Irreal
    Posted on May 28 2015 by jcs Here s a useful tip for those of you who run Emacs in a terminal This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Bookmark the permalink How Useful is Section 215 to Law Enforcement Avy Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=4003 (2016-04-25)
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  • How Useful is Section 215 to Law Enforcement? | Irreal
    Yet to hear recent remarks from the political class I m looking at you Senator McConnell the imminent lapsing of the Patriot Act is the harbinger of Armageddon The FBI too has always described the act as essential for battling the Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse Remember this the next time the three letter agencies and their apologists in the government trot out their usual scare tactics What they re really saying is It s absolutely essential even though we haven t actually used it Still it s a fair trade for your civil liberties This entry was posted in General and tagged Privacy Bookmark the permalink What Would You Miss the Most Colors and Emacs in the Terminal Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=4001 (2016-04-25)
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