How to make all-day events stand out in org-mode

Last week, I managed to colorize all-day events on my agenda in a unique color that stands out from the rest. A bit of a hack and a workaround, this is a highly specific solution to a challenge I’ve been trying to solve for about a year. In this post, I will explain why I need this, and how I did it.

Automating Video Recordings in Bash

I didn’t write about my scripts in a long time. This here is a simple script that automates video editing and uploading to a remote host. I’m not sure who’s the right audience for this: if you’re experienced in bash scripts, you won’t find all the explanations needed. If you’re a novice, you might find the script too confusing. I hope you find this interesting, and please feel free to comment, I’m learning more every day.

A Few TRAMP tricks

Like many Emacs users, I’m a big fan of Dired and its cousin, TRAMP. For remote work like the one discussed here, there are two crucial tricks I want to share today.

Discovering Hack The Box

Hack the Box was a site I knew about at some point in the past, but at the time it was an invite-only beta or something of the sort. A friend brought it back to my attention recently. I had a couple of days off of work and I figured I’ll give it a try. I’m glad I did.

Gaming on Linux: Better Than Imagined

It’s fair to say that my gaming experience on Linux is now better than it has been in Windows. There’s too much to cover in one post, so I hope to give a quick overview here and expand on specifics later if there’s interest.

Teaching Tech to Non-Techies

I spent a weekend teaching my mom how to use her new Mac. In the process, I realized I’ve learned from her just as much as she did (hopefully) from me. How do we teach people how to use technology? Here’s a reflection.