Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hacks They Don’t Teach in School… (#1)

I thought it would be interesting to do a series on Hacks they don’t teach you in university. I’ve thought of quite a few. I like thinking about this, stirs my memories to back when I was just fledging. Today, … Continue reading

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Usuability, Expressibility, and Linux

some computer environments are targeted towards expression, while others are targeted towards operation. GUI-based programs tend to be a way to operate a computer, while CLI program systems allow for recombination and expression. Continue reading

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Wayland (and how we’ll transition out of X)

I’ve talked a bit about why Wayland is cool. I really think that this architecture is where the graphics environment needs to go. It does have some hurdles to overcome, chiefly the sheer volume of applications target towards X11. Luckily, … Continue reading

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Wayland! (And why its cool)

Wayland is a pretty cool project. Its often characterized as an “alternative” to the X11 system. This characterization is made by people who don’t know a ton about graphics environments and don’t realize just how flexible Wayland will make graphics … Continue reading

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Updates, Updates, Updates

What have I been up to lately? A lot of my coding activity has been tied to work. I feel this is a pretty normal transition for someone who went from the university to work full time. Work tends to … Continue reading

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