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2020 February 15th
A powerful tool like Emacs can be intimidating for beginners. But actually, Emacs is very beginner-friendly, because it comes standard with a plethora of help features. In this post, I'll give some starting points, and show what help functions I use the most.
2020 February 11th
Work vs problems
I distinguish between work and problems.Work can be done by following well-known, accepted rules. It may not be easy, but you know from the start how hard it is and how much effort it takes. Work just takes time, energy and commitment.
2020 February 10th
Backup your email! It's easy
Email has become the core of corporate (and often private) communication. Most of us use it all day every day.There used to be a time, where you downloaded your email and read it locally. But these days, email lives on a server somewhere.
2020 February 7th
What is Org mode
So I wrote about how to use Org mode, but only briefly discussed what it is:Org mode is a fast and effective tool to manage personal information, like notes, tasks, and references. It is also used for authoring and publishing blogs, books and academic papers.
2020 February 6th
Peter Principle for assholes
The Peter Principle states: people in a hierarchy tend to rise to their "level of incompetence"It boils down to this: when you are competent at your job, you are promoted until you're not competent anymore.
2020 February 2nd
10 minute org mode 101
Org mode is a fast and effective tool to manage personal information, like notes, tasks, and references. It is also used for authoring and publishing blogs, books and academic papers. Org mode is part of Emacs and stores its data in plain-text files.
2020 February 2nd
Migrated to org
I migrated my setup of this blog to org mode, using gatsby-transformer-orga. My source now lives in a single org mode file. Great!My workflow is now really simple:To add a post, I add a heading in my org file.