Eclipse CTRL-3

I’m using Eclipse a lot in my new job and it took me a month to discover CTRL-3 (Quick Access).  It’s the closest thing it has to Emacs’s M-x.  So I’ve binded Quick Access to Alt-x.  Eclipse is much easier to use now.

Visiting files using SSH in EmacsW32

After much searching I discovered that the way to use ssh-based remote file visiting in emacs with TRAMP is by using the plink: method instead of ssh: while having your putty install directory in your PATH environment variable. So I’m writing that here in hopes that it might be easier for other people to find […]

Brushing

I wonder if TV shows/movies influence our daily routines. Could that be the reason we brush our teeth so quickly compared to Asians? Or should I change that “we” into a me…

Sakura

I thoroughly enjoy watching the Cherry blossoms bloom in the Spring. The first time I saw it in Japan I was awed by how beautiful they are. I thought to myself that I could watch Sakura trees forever and never get tired of watching them. It then dawned on me that since they only show […]

Integrating Qt3 programs in Ubuntu

If you’re like me and have discovered a couple of kick-ass Qt applications and are wondering how to make Qt programs look more like the default Ubuntu Human theme, I present you with a quick cheat sheet. There’s luckily one KDE style available in the Ubuntu repositories that only depends on Qt, polymer. But the […]

Workrave

I learned about this program from Sacha Chua’s blog. Workrave is a cool time-to-take-a-break-reminder program that doesn’t just lock your screen (like the default typing break program in Ubuntu). It has micro-breaks which are great to remind me to get back to working on whatever I was supposed to be doing. I wonder how my […]

Hard dance music

I’ve discovered a internet radio station that plays my favorite kind of dance music, hard dance. I would LOVE to go to a night club that plays this kind of music. It’s so full of energy, you can’t help but dance. http://hard.fm/