Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Dec 25, 2021  |  :   computer-science, emacs, ivy, learning-center

Preamble Christmas day in Canada. Browsed the analytics for Reading World Magazine this morning and was surprised to see more than a few views in the Emacs pages. Wishing those of you configuring your Emacs configurations on Christmas day a Merry Christmas 🎅 Know that ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Nov 23, 2021  |  :   etymology, john-ayto, Start, word-origins

A start-up is like a chemical reaction Why Start? Starting anything is one of the most exciting and well-loved human experiences. How do you feel when you: Start your car? Start a journey or vacation? Start a new friendship? Start your lawnmower? Start working out? ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Nov 7, 2021  |  :   etymology, john-ayto, November, word-origins

Sunday, one quarter through the ninth month of the year. 9 things to remember today to make change happen. You can talk to strangers on a busy corner. It’s easier to reach a goal when you set it. Life is not meant to be easy [or boring], we are meant to be strong. ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Oct 31, 2021  |  :   etymology, john-ayto, Rush, word-origins

[An elite endurance athlete, at the Glen Coe Skyline 2018 - Skyrunner Word Series, tackles tough terrain in the Scottish Highlands. Etymologically, the derivative of rush, referring to the release of epinephrine (adrenaline) during among other activities elite endurance ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Oct 22, 2021  |  :   etymology, john-ayto, Team, word-origins |  Updated:    22 Aug 2021

While there is an i in tie, which is distantly related to team through teem, or etymologically, ahem.., abundance, the adage “there is no i in team” remains valid etymologically. But what does it mean? Great leaders, team builders, and coaches emphasize team ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Oct 17, 2021  |  :   etymology, habit, john-ayto, personal-development, psychology, word-origins

Hello Habit Habits can be bad, like when they deter progress toward your current set of goals, and they can be good, like when they move you closer to your goals or align you with them (supposing the latter include a state). They are the way you spend your time, the way ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Oct 14, 2021  |  :   computer-science, emacs, learning-center, themes

Leuven For emacs custom framework used to implement the following emacs themes refer to this post: How to Configure Emacs Themes Screenshot Leuven In following, in terms of clarity, it’s easier to structure blocks of code syntax with opening and closing blocks. ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Sep 30, 2021  |  :   business, featured, learning-center, organizational-psychology, personal-development, psychology |  Updated:    2020-01-30

Psychology Psychologists do important work, but it doesn’t take one to know that people operate a lot like computers. We’ve got code inside that issues a response when stimulated. The more you know the person, the more you know which responses to expect. In ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Sep 26, 2021  |  :   etymology, Insult, john-ayto, word-origins

Azealia Banks demonstrates as good an example of the word ‘insult’ as one could hope to avoid. Insult “The ‘sult’ of insult comes from a word that meant jump. Its source was Latin insultare ‘jump on,’ a compound verb based on ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Sep 20, 2021  |  :   computer-science, custom-themes, emacs, learning-center, solarized-dark, themes |  Updated:    Sep 19, 2022

Atom was developed by GitHub as a text editor. Facebook then developed the Nuclide and Atom IDE projects to turn Atom into an integrated development environment, but development stopped in December 2018 It’s got nothing on emacs. Having said that, emacs is the ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Sep 1, 2021  |  :   company-mode, computer-science, emacs, learning-center, snippets

Hello Emacs Enthusiasts Emacs enthusiasts can be terribly busy setting up an emacs dev environment. Emacs isn’t an all in one off the shelf piece of software. It’s a world unto its own. A fully complete, educational experience. Emacs enthusiasts, you are not ...

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Author:  Yuri Tricys  |  :  Aug 24, 2021  |  :   eighties, indie-rock, modern-rock, soft-rock, soundtrack

Songs: Christine and the Queens: Christine, Tilted, Zana: (Nickodemus Remix), Mon Doux Saigneur: L'eau, Karim Ouellet: Karim et le loup, La mer à boire, Fabio Rovazzi: La Mia Felicita, Kyle Hanagami Dance Remix: How Gee - Black Machine, Noah Kahan Feat Mxmtoon: Pride, ...

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