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  • What Would You Miss the Most? | Irreal
    weren t for the contrary views of my family I listen to the radio only when I m in the car so again I could do without it especially since I have other ways of playing music in the car I don t read hard copy newspapers or magazines so I wouldn t mind if they disappeared as long as their digital versions were still available Despite the many and manifest problems with the press it s hard to imagine doing without it completely but that doesn t mean we need to print the news on dead trees That leaves the difficult choices Of the original list I could live with just the computer and smart phone but I d be hard put to decide between the two of them On the one hand my iPhone has a browser so as far as surfing is concerned it can do pretty much the same things as my MacBook On the other hand I use my computer for more than just surfing I m just glad I don t really have to choose How would you prioritize the list Are there some items you could easily do without What two items on the list are the most important to you Could you choose between the top two This entry was posted in General and tagged Culture Bookmark the permalink Kitchin on Embedding Org in HTML How Useful is Section 215 to Law Enforcement 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

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3999 (2016-04-25)
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  • Kitchin on Embedding Org in HTML | Irreal
    the URI and see the Org code This is useful if you are using Org mode to write HTML documents and want to make the original Org code available to the user for inspection For example if you click on this source link you will see the Org document that I used to generate this post The Org code is base64 encoded and inserted into the link The code to do all this is pretty simple You can check Kitchin s post for the details The whole idea may seem a bit odd After all you could just provide a link to Org file if you wanted to make it available You can read about his original motivation in this post about a previous implementation Whether or not you find it useful you have to admit that it s a neat trick And of course you could use it to embed whatever you like in the file This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Org mode Bookmark the permalink Defining the Word at Point What Would You Miss the Most 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

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3997 (2016-04-25)
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  • Defining the Word at Point | Irreal
    installed to work Abo abo says the package is less than 50 lines so there s no memory overhead to speak of OS X has a nice feature where you can three finger tap on a word in most of the native apps and get a definition from the system dictionary Unfortunately it doesn t work with Emacs so I had to manually look up definitions using spotlight That wasn t too much trouble but define word is so much better I bound the commands to Hyper d and Hyper D using use package like this use package define word ensure t bind H d define word at point H D define word I just installed it as I m writing this and I m already in love with it A really great package This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Bookmark the permalink The Gift That Keeps On Giving Kitchin on Embedding Org in HTML brabalan This OS X version of emacs has the three finger tap thing https github com railwaycat homebrew emacsmacport jcs Looks interesting I ll have to check it out Thanks Damien Cassou Here is a version of the use package expression that will load define word only when necessary and not at emacs load time use package define word bind H d define word at point H D define word 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

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3994 (2016-04-25)
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  • April | 2015 | Irreal | Page 2
    General Tagged Culture Tech Leave a comment Emacs 24 5 Posted on April 18 2015 by jcs I finally got around to compiling and installing Emacs 24 5 I forgot about the extra bit you have to do to enable eww on OS X so I had to rebuild it I ve blogged about how to build Emacs with Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs Leave a comment Sad But True Posted on April 17 2015 by jcs Seems indicative of shifting expectations demands that SICP used to be freshman course book now it s considered super advanced reading Andy Matuschak andy matuschak March 26 2015 Posted in General Tagged Scheme SICP Leave a comment An Interview with Linus on the 10Th Anniversary of Git Posted on April 17 2015 by jcs On the tenth anniversary of Git Linux com has a nice interview with Linus In it they explore the reason for Git s creation its supposed opaqueness to ordinary users its success and its future Although many already know the story Linus Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Culture Leave a comment Karl Voit on Digitizing Your Paper Posted on April 16 2015 by jcs I ve written before about Karl Voit 1 2 3 and his quest to record and digitize every aspect of his life His Memacs system which collects data from his email phone social media and other sources is an excellent example Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Workflow 2 Comments Working with Databases in a Literate Way Posted on April 15 2015 by jcs Howard Abrams is continuing his Literate Devops series with a great post on Literate Databse Work He takes the ideas he developed in his Literate Devops post and applies them to investigating some problems with MySQL This time

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?m=201504&paged=2 (2016-04-25)
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  • Memacs Paper | Irreal
    to be reworked to function on OS X If you re interested in more information about Memacs Voit published a very nice description of it on arXiv org which you can get for free The paper goes into the rationale for Memacs its basic architecture and then a use case story that illustrates how it s helpful It s an interesting paper and not too long so you should give it a read if you have any interest at all in personal information management This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Org mode Bookmark the permalink A Nice Set of Emacs Tips Org Mode HTML Themes 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

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3922 (2016-04-25)
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  • A Nice Set of Emacs Tips | Irreal
    glad Malabarba pointed us to the list and I m grateful to Maughan for making it available to all of us through the Web site Now if I could only figure out a way to get on the list This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Bookmark the permalink Grep in Emacs Memacs Paper Ben Maughan Glad you like the tips I ve learned more than my fair share from your blog so some tips may be familiar If you want to be added to the mailing list drop me a line My contact details are at the top of the emacs tips page I just fixed the link there which was previously broken Same goes for any other readers who want to be added Phil Aside from box commenting which I d completely forgotten about I thought it was all stuff I knew until you dropped the calc dispatch binding on me I use M x calc a little but I ve typically used M x calculator for quick infix calculations I ll see how I like the Quick Calc option instead However it was the embedded calc feature that really caught me by surprise Move point to a number in a buffer type C x w and just start doing calc operations on it right where you are q to return to the original mode Crazy Alex Ermolov Also I d like to thank you for dired tips those a very handy indeed 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

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3920 (2016-04-25)
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  • Grep in Emacs | Irreal
    lgrep from Emacs That s pretty straight forward of course but he also shows how to get the resulting file listed in a dired buffer and how to search every marked file in dired for a regular expression and then step through the results It s a short tutorial and worth taking a look at if you re not already familiar with using grep and grep like searches from Emacs You may also want to bookmark it so you have it handy for a quick review This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Bookmark the permalink Some Dired Tips A Nice Set of Emacs Tips smitty Then there is always the mighty http www emacswiki org 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

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3918 (2016-04-25)
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  • Some Dired Tips | Irreal
    things you can do to enhance your workflow with dired Many of them I was and you probably are familiar with but I did learn about how to omit uninteresting files He covers several areas so you should take a look If you learn even one thing you didn t know it will be time well spent This entry was posted in General and tagged Dired Emacs Bookmark the permalink The 500 Mile Email Limit Grep in Emacs 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

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3916 (2016-04-25)
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