Travelling without a laptop

Why, yes. This is, indeed, OWL running on the PocketCHIP. Here’s the story. I spent 12 days recently, travelling in the south of Brazil and Uruguay border. And I decided, as an experiment, to see if I could live without my laptop. I wasn’t meant to be working, but I always like to keep some […]

Killing my vibe

qzhuyan responds to me tweeting Emacs on PocketCHIP. Emacs on pocketchip! Nice man! Then one can have portable org mode! — qzhuyan (@qzhuyan) August 11, 2016 Which is, er, very true. And wonderful. But this haunts me continuously, as I explore the Mind Traffic Geometry of tools that support me tracking tasks and outlining […]

Things Are Evolving

A burst of development energy in a number of directions recently. And things are starting to self-organize towards the new ecosystem. Today’s exciting news : OWL makes a very nice desktop app, thanks to Electron. Here’s the github repo. I’ll be doing more testing, compiling, packaging this shortly. So that even non-geeks can play with […]

Welcome to 2015 (part 2)

Bloody hell! I just wrote a blog post and WordPress lost it. Grrrr … The short resume was : – yes, I’m late (Feb) continuing my “Welcome to 2015” blog posts. – last year I got the functional programming bug. Haskell is pretty damned good, but I’ve fallen for Clojure because a) dynamic types, b) […]

Welcome 2015

So, 2015, here already? Time to take stock. I haven’t been blogging as much as I should, but I’ve been pretty busy, so here’s the first of a couple of posts that give a quick run-down of the last year and thoughts on the next. I started 2014 with a number of questions that I […]