Monthly Archives: February 2008

Dvorak, 2 Weeks Later

Well, its been 2 weeks since I switched my keyboard layouts to the Dvorak simplified keyboard layout. If you havent heard of this before, its simply a rearrangement of your keys that are supposed to make you a faster typist. … Continue reading

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Compiz Fusion Hacks

Well, due to some difficulty with setting up my kernel hacking system, I took up toying with compiz fusion animations. The first thing I did was dig up the toying with the particle system I did a couple weeks ago … Continue reading

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A Week to Hack!

This week, my school was oh-so-generous to give me the week off. Seeing as a trip somewhere warm was too expensive, I get the entire week to code! Needless to say, I’m pretty stoked, and can’t wait to get started. … Continue reading

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Dvorak, day 4

Going on day 4 of using the dvorak keyboard layout, I can honestly say that I’m adapting quite well. I am still a slower typist than I was with qwerty, but that is changing quickly. I now have a good … Continue reading

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The Switch to dvorak

Two days ago, I decided to switch to the DVORAK keyboard layout. Basically this is just a rearrangement of all your keys in the hope of increased typing speed. I have never missed good old qwerty so much. 🙂 Changing … Continue reading

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Sign and encrypt Gmail messages with PGP from within Firefox!

Like many other people, I love Gmail. I never got used to using an email client on a local machine. However, one of the shortcomings I’ve always found in Gmail is that it lacks the ability to use your to … Continue reading

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Deeper into the Machine

Lately, I’ve taken a keen interest in getting as deep into the software on my computers as I can. I’ve been trying to get up to speed with being able to write good assembly, as well as reading all that … Continue reading

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The Journey into the Assembler

Yesterday afternoon, I took the plunge into i386 type assembly programming. Although this is my first day getting my hands dirty, I was amazed by the elegance of POSIX compliant systems (like Linux) and how involved with the processor and … Continue reading

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