Archive for November, 2005|Monthly archive page

Why I am a Linux user

About eight years ago, I started using Linux almost exclusively as my desktop platform. Reactions ranged from puzzled confusion to expasperated eye-rolling. Since then,’ve gotten many questions about why, and how. (Actually, most people don’t even understand what I mean when I tell then I don’t use Windows.) I’ve been hard pressed to articulate a reasonable answer that doesn’t leave non-techies scrambling for the door. Continue reading


Yahoo! term extraction CLI tool

I was playing with the Yahoo! term extraction service earlier today (which is extremely useful, BTW), and I realized that this would make a good command-line tool. Continue reading

Generating Printable Calendars

Jeremy Zawodny pointed to a calendar creator, that looks pretty cool. Continue reading