Archive for May, 2015

Its A Roller Coaster.

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride. 

Anthony Bourdain, quoted in 23 Brilliant Life Lessons from Anthony Bourdain [airows.com]

Editor Wars

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Good romp down my programming past: The Oldest Rivalry in Computing [slate.com]

I started life as a Emacs user — based almost entirely on the fact that I loved and studied AI and Emacs’ use of LISP made it the natural choice as soon as i was aware of its existence. Later the realworld of SSH connections and computer hopping made use of vi a more convinient skill. So in the end, I’m an atheist. Emacs vs. vi is like Relativity vs. Quantum Mechanics – so far they are incompatible but you need both for a working universe.

OPC

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

“There is no cloud, just other people’s computers.”

I don’t know who said it, but it’s brilliant. I found it in this image on Coding Horror [codinghorror.com]:

Other People's Computers

It’s a good way to remember where you are storing things when you store them in the cloud. You stored them in other people’s computers. 

Are you down with OPC?