Category Archives for Typing

Ubuntu Mono Font

It’s been a fair while since I mentioned my search for the perfect monospaced font to use in Terminal.app, MacVim, and similar apps. But there’s a new contender: Ubuntu Mono. (Click the picture for a bigger version.) (Gruber kind of … Continue reading

17. November 2011 by luke
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Still Waiting for the Kindle

Well, I won’t get my Kindle Touch until Monday, but at least now that the Fire reviews have all posted, people are beginning to talk about the Touch: Awkward delays arise, and repainting of the e-Ink screen sometimes lags. But, … Continue reading

17. November 2011 by luke
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Typographic Sweet Spot

This is cute: an average font, created by averaging all the letters in hundreds of different fonts. It’s called Avería, and it’s free. Try it out!

01. November 2011 by luke
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Playing with Evernote

It’s been popular for 2 years, so I’m trying to figure out if it’s worth getting excited about Evernote. I like Dropbox a lot. (A whole lot, but that’s another story.) I’ve experimented with Google and Yahoo sites as a … Continue reading

12. April 2010 by luke
Categories: Computers, services, Technology, Typing | Leave a comment

Reinstalling Vista

I managed to find a buyer for my Inspiron 1525 laptop. (No thanks to eBay and the Nigerian crooks who have made it useless for selling computers.) But then my buyer tried to install software on it. And he ran … Continue reading

05. August 2009 by luke
Categories: Hobbies, Life, Microsoft, Office, Shopping, Technology, Typing | Leave a comment

MacSpeech Dictate – a User's Review

I’ve been using MacSpeech Dictate for about half an hour, once or twice a week, since early spring. My experience is that it is great out of the box and has gotten better as I’ve learned to use it. The … Continue reading

15. June 2009 by luke
Categories: Computers, English, Mac, Software, Speaking, Technology, Typing, Writing | Leave a comment

iconv is the heat

I’ve been looking for a software tool that would convert foreign characters into a poor substitute. Call me Ugly McAmerican. I don’t care. My language has been worn down — I would say, “polished” — like a river rock to … Continue reading

09. February 2009 by luke
Categories: Language, Linux, Mac, Ruby, Technology, Typing, Writing | Leave a comment

MacSpeech Dictate (Review)

We just installed a MacSpeech Dictate on the iMac. I’m using it right now to type this review. I have to say, having used it just a bit, it is an awesome program. When I first installed the software, I … Continue reading

02. November 2008 by luke
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Standup Desk at Church

I got rid of the behemoth. When I moved my day off from Friday to Monday, I still wrote my sermons on Friday, but no longer on my day off. As a result, I no longer wrote them at home. … Continue reading

30. September 2008 by luke
Categories: Church, Furniture, Life, Office, RSI, Typing, Writing | Leave a comment