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That confused feeling when you copy some text in an application on your computer and for some reason it won't paste into your paper notebook ...

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Got some good news in the email today: I'll be speaking at FSOSS in Toronto at the end of October.

The title of my talk is Adventures in the terminal: a command-line driven (computing) life. Details to come

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Check out this introduction to DocBook, a big and scary, but also a useful and flexible, markup language for documentation opensource.com/article/17/9/do mastodon.social/media/Vv--uVaY

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Today, someone had a go at me for not speaking (or trying to learn) a certain language. I told them it's not because I'm discriminating against that language - I don't speak anything other than English.

It's not for lack of trying over the years, but I now have no time, no interest, no ability (something I've always lacked), and most importantly no compelling reason to jump back on the language learning horse

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LIBERAPAY: an open source & free donations platform. Similar to Patreon yet the only fees are (minor) bank charges.

For also tight budget: Liberapay minimum donation is 0.01 euro compared to Patreon at a minimum of $1.

Are you a creator of commons? Do you make free art, spread free knowledge, write free software for Linux etc? Yes? Then Liberapay is for you!

--->

liberapay.com/

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Just walked away from my computer and when I came back an error message was staring me in the face. My reaction? "WTF???" Then I realized it was a screen capture I took.

Yep, it's one of those mornings ...

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Thanks to everyone who suggested Mastodon apps for Android. I'll be giving them a look (in some cases, a second look)

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Any suggestions for a good Android Mastodon app? I'm using Pawoo at the moment and it's not bad, but ...

Thanks in advance!

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I published a little something about why you should write your drafts in a text editor plaintextproject.online/2017/0

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That moment of confusion when you instictively use Emacs key combos with another editor and they don't work ...

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