Emacs & Lisp ... a match made in heaven

2020-04-12 Software Engineering Tips & Tricks Nerdy Emacs Lisp

At community (as everywhere these days) we are not using one programming language, we are using a set of programming languages, means for one week I ... Read More

Assessing the WLAN ... the dark arts of extreme digital nomading

2020-04-10 Personal Tips & Tricks TEDN

When you work from anywhere (or even from home) it is YOUR(!!!) responsibility to ensure that you are connected!!! Statements like … ... Read More

The vertical bar screen of death ... the story of an unexpected win-win

2018-09-21 Software Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

Last year I spend some time and money to “renovate” my old 17-inch Macbook Pro (remember the good old times … when Apple was ... Read More

Make Google Chrome show the Wifi login screen (best trick ever :))

2018-09-20 Personal Tips & Tricks

Not sure if this has ever happen to you, … … but once a month I am sitting in a hotel lobby or a coffee shop and I cannot (for the life ... Read More

Ooohhh boy ... twitterfeed is no more

2016-10-31 Personal Tips & Tricks

The other day I got and email that twitterfeed is no more (they recommend to use buffer or dlvr.it instead). My social media setup was to post to ... Read More

X-Mas Project 3: Install Source Code Pro (again) - And make Emacs use it (again)

2014-12-29 Software Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

It is not a secret ... I like Source Code Pro! A couple of weeks ago I got myself a new MacBook Air (and resisted the temptation to get the 13-inch ... Read More

Getting GTD done - Thoughts and Tools

2013-08-19 Personal Management Tips & Tricks Thoughts

We all have a lot to do. Effective time/task management is essential. I’ve been using GTD (Getting Things Done) for a while now (a long while :)) and ... Read More

AquaEmacs and JDEE and Method Completion - Cannot find JDK's tools jar file (or equivalent)

2010-11-24 Software Engineering Nerdy Tips & Tricks

Hhhmmm ... nerd alert: If you do not like AquaEmacs, JDEE and Method Completion ... don't read this :). Otherwise ... good news: Not sure, if you have ... Read More

Social Networking - Updating your status: all or nothing?

2009-09-17 Personal Culture Tips & Tricks

Yesterday I was stumbling over a Facebook status update from Oisin Hurley ... Oisin Hurley is starting to get a bit irritated with people that ... Read More

Effective Mac - Using TimeMachine Part II or Why Restore was greyed out?

2009-09-12 Personal Mac Tips & Tricks

It happened again!!! Another HD crash. A year ago I lost my original 160GB drive and replaced it with a 250GB drive. Now this one failed only 12 month ... Read More