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Sun, Jan 15, 2017

[Icon][Icon]The joy of Just Works

• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, Technology, Helpful
I've been making do with Linux running from cheap laptops or in a VM for a fair number of years now. I finally had enough of it: I wanted a proper desktop again. It's been years since I last built a PC. Possibly over a decade. An IDE hard disk, an At… more »
 

Fri, Nov 04, 2016

[Icon][Icon]Thinking in functions

• Post categories: Omni, Technology, My Life, Programming
AKA "When you're been reading so much Lisp that it starts to affect your brain" A while ago I did a talk on functional programming. As my example, I showed how to impliment linked lists using closures instead of the built-in data structures. Recently… more »
 

Mon, Dec 14, 2015

[Icon][Icon]Slides for my talk

• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, Technology, My Life, Programming, Helpful
On Saturday, I attended the London Perl Workshop - an annual event that's totally free to attend and has plenty of useful stuff even for people who don't know Perl. I even did a talk myself - an introduction to Functional Programming for beginners. N… more »
 

Mon, Aug 10, 2015

[Icon][Icon]Tablet keyboards

• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, Technology, Programming, Helpful
So I got sick of some things on my Android tablet. The crappy privacy settings, the unrelenting stream of adverts in youtube, and so on. So I figured it was time to try out the alternative: Cyanogenmod, an open-source fork of Android. A lot went w… more »

 

Tue, Dec 09, 2014

[Icon][Icon]Blocking

• Post categories: Omni, FOSS, Rant, Technology, My Life, Helpful
That old chestnut, internet advertising. Still causing problems after all these years... The problem is clicks. When advertisers came to the Web, they realized they could make their adverts clickable. Unfortunately, this single fact caused their brai… more »

 

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