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Writing and Keyboards: Rage Against the Dying of the Spring

Writing a novel on a bad keyboard is like running a marathon in size three kitten heels. And yet, many of us don’t even know we’re hobbling ourselves…

This article represents a bit of a segue for this website, which formerly consisted of very random technical articles interrupting two year stretches of nothing. Now it’s going to focus more on the writing world, in theory, but I might still sneak some technology articles under the radar. To mark this metamorphosis, I’m producing this article about writing and keyboards. Spoiler alert: I’m using a keyboard to write it!

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A Half-Assed Guide to Linux on a TW100 WinBook Tablet (Updated 4/29/2015)

Spoiler alert: I’m writing this on a WinBook TW100 using LibreOffice under Ubuntu 14.10 (UPDATE: now 15.04). I hope this post will encourage people to mess around with this system, which seems pretty well-priced. Read on…

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Some useful hacks for the Samsung Gravity Smart

Last night I nearly eliminated everything that was pissing me off about my Samsung Gravity Smart, which is a great phone that some boardroom turned into trash by loading it with bloatware and dumb social networking features. Here’s some of the things worth doing if you, like me, have been tempted to toss it into a garbage disposal now and then, but still need a useful phone.

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