I like to use the vim editor for most editing tasks (although not for creative writing). I know, it’s arcane and mysterious (want to quit and save? Just type colon, followed by “w”, followed by “q”, followed by Return. It’s so obvious!), but the first time I saw someone coding productively in it, I was… Read More
When I was traveling in Peru several years back, I bought myself a hand-built guitar from a reputable guitar maker in Lima. I took it home, put the case in the corner of my living room, and left it there. When I finally went to pick it up a few months ago, I found that… Read More
Want to do some interesting partner sports? I’m looking for workout buddies. I like exercise, but I am getting really sick of the same routine: bike to gym, cardio, the same weight machines and dumbbells. I might start bringing one of my bikes to work and riding around the beautiful trails in the area after… Read More
I’ve been making the most of my freedom this summer, and have been taking as much vacation time as I can. I recently went on a vacation to visit a friend and then led a camping trip in the desert. Last weekend I was out on a boat, an the weekend after next I will… Read More
While the business world transitions to electronic paperless systems, the education world is still mired in endless reams of dead trees.