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Furry software engineer. I solve digital problems. Code tailored "WHILE U WAIT". Transit enthusiast & sci-fi/furry artist/author.

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Au Revoir, Gentoo - Sell Me A New Linux Distro

A small update. I switched. Why? I use Chrome Remote Des...

Au Revoir, Gentoo - Sell Me A New Linux Distro

I have to agree. I'm now tempted to switch from Gentoo to ...

How many monitors do you use when programming?

And for those grad students who can't afford drinking beer an...

How many monitors do you use when programming?

Three: One for messaging and reference (Outlook, Slack, a ...

When programming on a laptop: Mouse or Trackpad?

It's something I'm accustomed to when using PCs when I was ...

When programming on a laptop: Mouse or Trackpad?

Mouse. My hands are big enough that I will rest it on the ...

Why Python is called "Python"?

It's not as compelling as making the Linux mascot a penguin...

Dropdowns Without Javascript

...and not the first to do it. Steve Gibson does it here f...

Else after return: yea or nay?

A better example. def addticket(subject, detail): if...

Are interruptions really worse for programmers than for other knowledge workers?

I doubt it's that simple, and I'll relate a real-life example...

Building for people with ad-blockers

There's one thing to keep in mind: The big thing with the ...

Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?

FORTRAN. 'Nuff said. shudders

What do you do when StackOverflow and the internet fails you?

Strangely enough, don't get a rubber duck. Get a plushie t...

Explain DHCP Like I'm Five

For an easy to implement example, try RFC 2322 - Peg DHCP

Vim for starters - the minimum you need to know

You forgot to mention some history of Vim... and it's prede...

Explain SSH like I'm five

So I hear you want to access your Linux/BSD/Unix server, bu...

How do you learn a new programming language?

Cheat Sheet 2-4 page reference. The O'Reily book on the su...

Are global variables bad?

The question still requires more information, because it de...

Apple Event Takeaways?

Animoji... Um, didn't FaceRig have similar features? Law...

Invisible reCAPTCHA on mobile?

Have you looked at SQRL?

Zeit Announces Hyper 1.0.0

So... you're loading a HTML/CSS engine to display a termina...

Recomendations in choosing a Linux distro

For an initial distro, go with Ubuntu's Xubuntu. Package m...

It's okay to not be okay

Here's the main thing that gets me: How do you know you're...

"My First Two Weeks Using VIM"

There's one thing to remember about using vi (and by extens...

JavaScript Destructs

On other words, EMCA stole from Perl, stretched one idea out,...

I still use Firefox

I'm with you on Firefox for a few reasons (the ones that make...

If you wear headphones, which ones do you use?

There's three I use on a regular basis: I have a pair of LG...

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