@msh I'm actively learning emacs now and will continue for the rest of my life. And LOVING it! I'm just mad I didn't discover it decades ago.

The best time to start learning emacs was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

@al I explain it here: leo.fm/2022/02/comments/

I get that it's a bit confusing the first time you try to leave a comment, but I really want to foster conversations here, and preserve them on the blog.

@IcyShark I wouldn't use Hugo for something you'd want to print. It generates HTML. You want LaTeX or something like it. org-mode in Emacs is a great way to create LaTeX documents - but there's a bit of a learning curve.

For a billionaire, Elon Musk is surprisingly needy.

I've heard some of these stories myself directly from Woz. @inkslinger. The original hackers!

Because you asked, a couple of classic behind-the-scenes accounts of the computer industry. (Mentioned on Windows Weekly yesterday).

Steven Levy's Hackers (a must read) oreilly.com/library/view/hacke

Tracy Kidder's Soul of a New Machine tracykidder.com/the-soul-of-a-

G. Pascal Zacary's Show Stopper
amazon.com/Show-Stopper-Breakn

Tripp Mickle's After Steve harpercollins.com/products/aft

I'll be interviewing Tripp in a week, May 19 at 1:30p Pacific on TWiT.tv.

@x_minus_t Ha ha. No it's not. You're looking for this:

amazon.com/Show-Stopper-Breakn

Unfortunately, there's no audio version. But it's a great read.

@mike_mattatall How funny. I just had a similar experience. I had to close my YouTubeTV account and create a new one, but all is resolved now.

@d0gc0w @IcyShark Good question. I didn't even know there was a subscription. So I'd say yes, it is useful without a sub!

@floyduk @Miles It's really more of a commentary on our country. An oligarch is a ruler in an oligarchy. And an oligarchy is a country ruled by a small number of very rich men. I know it's not true of the US. Yet. But it feels like it's getting more and more that way.

@IcyShark Lifetime? I don't think we've ever considered THAT! Who's lifetime?

@IcyShark @d0gc0w It's not the recognition - I don't even use it! I'm just not the handwritten notes type. I'm faster with a keyboard.

@freakwater I rewatched it a couple of months ago. Man has film production come a LONG way in 50 years! Not the best movie, but pretty funny in spots. Sweaty Charlton Heston sporting a filthy neck rag is... interesting.

@d0gc0w Yep still using the Remarkable 2 - it's quite nice. I'd probably use it more if my handwriting were better (or I needed to take notes for some reason). I mostly use it for diagramming solutions to programming problems.

@freakwater It looks like Mike was hacked. His account seems to be back now.

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