Monthly Archives: October 2010

Text editors on the Mac

There are lots of text editors on the Mac.  I’ve narrowed it down to two editors at this point: BBEdit and emacs.  They each have pluses and minuses. emacs is great if you don’t ever want to pick your hands … Continue reading

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California gubernatorial race

The California gubernatorial race is starting to turn ugly, not that it wasn’t already. Neither candidate makes a particularly compelling choice for governor – they both have serious flaws. Whitman has no experience at any level in politics, and seems … Continue reading

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I recently bought Osmos, a neat physics-based game for the iPhone. The idea is simple: you control a circular mass by ejecting jets of matter to alter your velocity, reducing your own mass (and diameter) in the process. You can … Continue reading

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Welcome to my blog!

I’ve decided to take the plunge and start writing occasional stuff on this blog.  Since I’m running it on a hosted system rather than a commercial system like blogspot, no ads!  See the “about” link for more about me and … Continue reading

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