Ran across the definitive answer to the text editor wars (vi vs. emacs) today, and thought, hey, it’s also the definitive answer to usability:Note the consistent user interface and error reportage. Ed is generous enough to flag errors, yet prudent enough not to overwhelm the novice with verbosity.
Gotta love the “eat flaming death” part.
There’s a lot of other fun stuff at the GNU humor project. Mind boggling that I’d never come across this before. Guess I never thought to look for humor on the GNU site.
Music: Mental Theme (Ace da Brain Hell on Earth Mix) by Ace’s Delight
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.