My response to ITAPS’s comments on the Federal Source Code Policy is posted here.
count-fold-lines: Emacs hack to fold duplicate lines and count them.
I just wrote a thing in Emacs that others might find useful: Although the code’s documentation gives a short example,Continue reading
Twelve Pieces of Classical Music, for Jim
The number twelve is a lie; I just wanted to hook you. More than a year ago, my friend JimContinue reading
Why not to sign the anti-Stallman petition on GitHub.
There’s a petition circulating that is essentially a public indictment of Richard Stallman. More than half of the initial signersContinue reading
Actual comment from a LaTeX document that I am writing now.
% So, why are we not using \appdxsection here? % % Sit down, my child, and you shall hear aContinue reading
So this happened.
I decided to try out this lossless text-compression demonstration site by Fabrice Bellard. It uses GPT-2 natural language generation andContinue reading
Don’t Cover For, Just Cover: How to Report on Trump
Have you noticed how Trump consistently says that “we can’t let the cure be worse than the problem“? (emphasis mine)Continue reading
Why the Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library is a Good Idea.
I wrote a semi-personal post over at QuestionCopyright.org on why the National Emergency Library is a good thing. (Instead ofContinue reading
Ethics Enforcement Via Software Licenses Considered Harmful.
Update (2019-11-25): Audrey Eschright has made a link roundup of “pieces I’ve been reading on the topic of modern freeContinue reading
SOLVED: ‘apt-get dist-upgrade’ error when going from Debian 9.x (“stretch”) to 10.0 (“buster”).
Thanks to user lamayonnaise in this Reddit, I was able to solve the problem described below, which I encountered whenContinue reading
Very nicely done, Karl! Kudos.
Hey, thanks Greg! I hope your eyes didn’t glaze over *too* much…