Schlagwort-Archiv: Ordnung

Unreadlevant.

I think something more interesting surrounds the fact that most people suck at email. I cringe whenever I see an unread count in the tens of thousands. Some people believe that to be a badge of honour, but I’m fairly certain that just describes you as someone who doesn’t care, and I generally take the position that it’s not a virtue to be proud of how much I don’t care about things.

ThatGeoGuy: Can email not suck? (2021-02-16)

Org-nope.

He collected these together and put them in a cardboard file which he marked "Things To Do". Since he was feeling so vigorous and dynamic that morning, he even added the word "Urgent!"

Douglas Adams: So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish

HHII.

Neues Kriterium für die Interessantheit von Haushalten: Gibt es einheitliches Besteck oder eine wilde Mischung im Besteckkasten? Oder gar keinen solchen?

Müllsammlung.

Hmmm; we can't postpone the dirty work any longer. In emergency situations, garbage collection is a necessity. And occasionally, as a ZDD base grows, garbage collection is a nicety, to keep our house in order.

Donald Knuth: bdd15.w

M-x midnight-madness.

If you run one Emacs session for a period of days, as many people do, it can fill up with buffers that you used several days ago.

GNU Emacs Manual: 19.4 Killing Buffers

Leere .

Trailing whitespace is shitespace.

ThinkFirstPad.

  • Observe good housekeeping [...]
  • Do not perform any action that causes hazards [...]
  • Before you start the machine, make sure that other service technicians and the customer's personnel are not in a hazardous position.
  • Keep your toolcase away from walk areas so that other people will not trip over it.
  • Do not wear loose clothing [...]. If your hair is long, fasten it.
  • Do not wear jewelry, chains, metal-frame eyeglasses, or metal fasteners for your clothing.

ThinkPad Hardware Maintenance Manual

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