Tag Archive: Android

Sep 01

vim

vim - the editor

For those of us who started our computing careers with Unix, or a Unix variant, or who were introduced to the system at university, some time in the 1980s, you will have been introduced to the joys (or evils?) of the editor vi. While idiosyncratic, there’s no doubt that vi is, like its predecessor TECO …

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Nov 29

Google Calendar

Google calendar

If, like me, you’re terrifically disorganised, there’s several ways round this. One (perhaps non-optimal) way is to tattoo everything you will ever need to know onto your own body, as seen in the film Memento. Another, probably more sensible way, is the online service Google Calendar.

Oct 22

Tweetdeck

TweetDeck

TweetDeck organises your Twitter life into columns. You can add regularly updated columns for any search you choose to do (such as your own twitter @username, in order to see your mentions), run multiple accounts, even translate tweets into your own language, or translate them into a foreign language before you tweet them.

Oct 22

Spotify

Spotify logo

So you like music? Who doesn’t, and with your computer you can enjoy your own music whenever you want. Load up all your CDs to your hard drive and away you go. Fancy a change? That’s when you need Spotify!