Notes from the Library

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

Dating for Dummies

A couple, obviously bored out of their minds, stare intently at their smartphones in a Seoul coffee shop. The small talk, if there is any, is painful to eavesdrop on. Despite their matching clothes, ubiquitous couple rings, and obligatory selfies together, they seem to have little in common.

Sun, 19 Oct 2014

On Friday we had no lessons and I had some free time. I decided to go ahead and wrestle the Emacs vim emulation layer Evil into my Emacs configuration due to having two ideas.

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014

I used vim for I think some of 2009, and most of 2009 and 2010. Then there was a brief period of Emacs with poor vim emulation, which ended in January 2011 when I begin using Emacs bindings full time. I've been doing that ever since, for almost three years. Nowadays a lot of vim users are switching to Emacs because of the rise of Evil, a really solid vim emulation layer in Emacs that is much more satisfying than its predecessors.

I'm considering following in the footsteps of those vim users, by returning to vim keybindings in Emacs.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014

I've found that I've no real interest in eating any meat. It's either tasteless or just unappealing. I didn't expect this; I assumed that my body would really jump at the chance to eat some meat. By contrast if I'm faced with a some green vegetables I want to just eat and eat.

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014

Beauty ≠ truth | Aeon magazine

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