Try as I might, I can’t shake the feeling that 2014 is the year we lose the Web. The W3C push for DRM in all browsers is going to ensure that all interfaces built in HTML5 (which will be pretty much everything) will be opaque to users, and it will be illegal to report on security flaws in them…
"What’s the most frustrating part about being teacher?"
"I think it’s getting increasingly difficult to convince my students that what I’m teaching is relevant to their lives. They see a world where the path to success is much more muddled, and social skills are beginning to seem more important than academics. It’s hard to instill the importance of memorization when information is so freely and instantly available."
Trying to convince a hard core #emacs user to use #Evernote is a losing proposition… (with @michaeljforster)
> So, I was reading this article and I had to go upstairs. Grabbed the iPad,
> but how to get the URL to my iPad.
Get URL w/ stumpwm window manager on probook:
C-t : (firefox-url)
Create message to myself in emacs:
C-x m me
Paste URL in message:
Grab netbook, run upstairs before bladder bursts…
> Easy, just clipped it to Evernote. Fired up the iPad and there it was.
Read mail on netbook:
> Now sending it to you, from Evernote on my iPad. Could have just as
> easily stuck it into a shared notebook that you and I use for research
> on cloud based tools for SLI.
Forward to Colin:
C-c C-f colin
> I find I use Evernote a fair bit. I put todo lists there. I have put
> research in it.
> I have even forwarded emails that you have sent me to the
> email address they give you for Your Evernote account and had them go
> directly into the related notebook and tagged how I wanted.
Wait, there’s a snippet of useful but horrid Java code in the article
I’m reading. What if…
> (defpackage #:grok-java-snippet …
That works. I should put that in git:
C-x v i
C-x v v
… and post a github gist to show Colin:
M-x gist-file-list C-w
C-x m colin
Subject: Dude, check this out
> That’s why I was a bit surprised that you are blase about it. It’s the
> closest app I’ve seen to life streaming yet.