• Stop Note Bloat

    Stop Note Bloat

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    Niklaus Wirth was a famous computer scientist that, among other things, invented the Pascal programming language after his proposal to improve Algol was turned down. He also wrote an article pleading for lean software and then went on to write Project Oberon which is a self-contained coding environment, compiler, and operating system written in 4000…

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  • Lou on the iPad Release

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    While I don’t think the new iPad release is compelling I also agree with Lou Don’t let anyone else tell you how you should feel or use your personal technology. Use what works for you. Enjoy it without shame. This goes for anything you enjoy that’s not harmful to others. Enjoy the music you enjoy…

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  • The M4 iPad Pro is Faster

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    So the new iPad Pro is faster and has a better screen and is thinner. All things I would expect for an incremental upgrade. Reading further through the reports about the iPad I see nothing that makes it a compelling purchase to replace my M1 iPad Pro. I bet I’ll still have issues with some…

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  • The iPad isn’t a Mac

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    Jason Snell speaking about the reveal of what would become the M series chips in the iPad Pro: But that boast also drew the iPad into direct comparisons with PC laptops, and while its sheer hardware power might have defeated most of those laptops, power isn’t everything. It’s what you do with the power. And…

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  • Stores Steal Female Worker Wages (members)

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    If you want to read the members content become a member. You also get access to my book notes..

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  • On Banning Books, Taking Notes for Others and Should you Write a Book? – 3 Threads

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    This week we’re taking a look at books, from a short discussion on banning books, to how people take notes for future you, and wrapping up with the question “should you write a book”? This is reader supported. To keep the content coming become a member Banning Books This is an excellent, if short, article…

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  • Use Your Mac without a Mouse with Homerow

    Use Your Mac without a Mouse with Homerow

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    Previously I’ve shown off VimiumC as a way to navigate content inside your web browser without needing to take your hands off the keyboard to reach for your mouse, but now I’ve found a tool for macOS that lets you do the same thing for the entire operating system called Homerow. Homerow costs $29/year for…

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  • March 2024 Reading

    March 2024 Reading

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    Fiction Read in March 2024 Liberty’s Daughter – Naomi Kritzer Liberty’s Daughter follows Beck Garrison, who was kidnapped by her father to live on a techno-libertarian seastead. We get to follow Beck as she reunites with the mother she thought was dead, and finds “stuff” for people. Beck is at the center of a quest…

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  • AI is Eating itself now – (Members)

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  • Technology Access does not mean success – 3 Threads

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    Today we’re going to look at some of the ideas found in The Promise of Access by Daniel Greene. Specifically we’ll look at libraries and schooling and how mere access to technology without fundamental reform in the structures of society will not change much. This is a reader supported site. Become a member to keep…

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