Managing Information

I’m studying and working. Plus, working in a field that is changing everyday. Everyday something becomes obsolete and without learning something new, one’s skillsets can become obsolete very fast. And then, I like to do a lot of reading outside of my field. What this means is, I have to be on top of a lot of information. I have to keep track of it. I have to revise it periodically. So, because of this requirement, over the years, I have developed several techniques and I thought, I’d share it. The first step is to classify or categorize this information. […]

Org2blog. Back to wordpress.

For past few months this website was running on drupal. And it was good. Drupal is an awesome system that can do anything. I love it. However when I switched from wordpress to drupal, I wasn’t sure what I was going to create of this website. However, now, I am sure. What I need is a blog. Noting less, nothing more. So, I have decided to move back to wordpress. There are few reasons for this. First, drupal is very versatile. It can do anything. However, for my simple blogging needs, I don’t want a website that can do a […]

Moving to Emacs

Moving to emacs You might have seen my previous post stating that I have chosen to use vim for my text editing needs. However when I made that decision I didn't even try emacs. What I did was I installed Gvim package on my arch linux. It was about 7 or 9 MB download. I installed it, played around with it and liked it. Then I thought lets try emacs. I issued command : [noel@Daedalus ~]$ sudo pacman -S emacs Password: resolving dependencies… looking for inter-conflicts… Targets (1): emacs-23.3a-1 Total Download Size: 31.47 MB Total Installed Size: 90.46 MB Proceed […]