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Data Analyst, #Emacs enthusiast

#orgmode #TeXLaTeX #R #Clojure #NixOS #ArchLinux
9 months ago
Today's life lesson, don't put a clipboard near your monitor. ...more

10 months ago
Today I was doing some spring cleaning and processing of my notes and I arrived at an org document that had a 5-year plan in it. ...more
#Clojure #Economics #Finance #Mathematics #philosophy #politics #Arabic #Music

a year ago
I must learn and practice every day until I reach the limit of my ability and beyond, then and only then will I be able to have a good night's sleep. ...more

a year ago
To grow up wanting to be a cool Cpp developer and finding myself enjoying Clojure and entertaining the idea of heading into Java is surreal to me. ...more
#Cpp #Clojure #Java

a year ago
There's a vision in my mind for workflow that involves VMs and GPU passthrough. ...more
#VFIO #NixOS #VM #KVM #QEMU #Virtualization

a year ago
It has been so long since I last made any intentional changes to my notes, so much so that in the past 9 months I only just added the quarter review documents to my git repository for my notes. ...more
#orgmode #pkm

a year ago
TIL, on NixOS and I assume every other sane Linux distro, if you don't enable ports manually you can't use them, this makes sense and you'd assume I'd think of that when troubleshooting software like barrier[1] but no, it did not occur to me. ...more
#TIL #NixOS

a year ago
Is Reddit stopping the search of the word "dark"? ...more
#Reddit

a year ago
Does anyone use the Gnu FreeFonts in Emacs? ...more
#Gnu #Emacs

a year ago
Today was a good day, received my gift of The C Programming Language, takes a couple of weeks for stuff to ship from Amazon. ...more
#Keychron #C #Emacs #QMK

a year ago
Heard quite a bit about notmuch for mail, I tried to set it up today, looked at the getting-started guide "we'll just assume you already have messages in this format" Well, time to give up ig I wish there were some recommendations or guides for that, googling "getting email in maildir format" only results in explanations of the format and not much more ...more
#notmuch

a year ago
I've been thinking about the possibility of using named Emacs daemons for different contexts. ...more
#Emacs

a year ago
The power of a literate configuration in NixOS, you can make the text for the argument extraConfig appear in the desired and correct highlighting. ...more
#NixOS #orgmode #emacs

a year ago
TIL how to set heading specific tangle arguments in orgmode ...more
#TIL #orgmode

a year ago
Hear me out, an orgmode literate configuration for NixOS. ...more
#orgmode #NixOS

a year ago
Today I discovered that if the Windows network is set to public which is the recommended it won't be discoverable by other clients on the network such as moonlight for streaming. ...more
#Windows #moonlight

a year ago
I still think it's a big missed opportunity that MuseScore never got NotePerformer integration ...more
#MuseScore #NotePerformer

a year ago
Today I hunt for 2 1080p monitors, they'll make a fine addition to my 1440p 27" main monitor. ...more
#Barrier #Barrier #Hyprland

a year ago
Is this Hyprland ? ...more
#Hyprland #KDE #NixOS #Plasma

a year ago
fastmail has by far the best UX I used for a calendar. ...more
#fastmail #UX

a year ago
TIL this part of the lyrics for one of my favorite songs by Ride , Shadows Behind the Sun is inspired by Ernest Hemingway Lyrics: ...more
#TIL #Ride

a year ago
I wonder which is more cost effective for a user, using the OpenAI api or ChatGPT Plus It of course depends on how much you use it but what's the break-even point? ...more
#OpenAI #ChatGPT

a year ago
love using the ThinkPad on the road between Hilla and Baghdad, near complete darkness, %5 brightness, no internet, writing my journal as the day concludes. ...more

a year ago
I've been reading up on NixOS and it is looking like a pretty good contender for my next distro. ...more
#NixOS

a year ago
My ThinkPad story begins! ...more
#ThinkPad #debian #bookworm #Linux

a year ago
Doing some cleaning of my Anki deck and I've suspended about 300 cards, mostly those with low ease (<=%210) and leeches. ...more
#Anki

a year ago
fastmail has a beautiful display of mailing lists! ...more
a screenshot from a message in the fastmail inbox showing different colors for each level of indentation.
#fastmail

a year ago
Trying out ChatGPT, it can't provide me with a list of papers related to the analysis of financial statements of banks. ...more
#ChatGPT

a year ago
Is JavaScript really bad or is it just a reputation? ...more
#JavaScript

a year ago
I'm now using fastmail love the web ui and various settings, clean and functional ...more
#fastmail