Programming for the Workshop

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This section includes miscellaneous minor topics of noncommercial computer programming in support of my workshop hobby.

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Pratical Matters

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How to Build a Useful Computer

As computing technology becomes integrated into our eyeballs, it becomes increasingly difficult to put together a useful computing environment in which to accomplish real work. It can be done.

Or, Discovering a Less Ponderous Linux System, How To Have Both Viewports and Workspaces, How to Hack an Optical Wheelmouse Into a Real Three-Button Optical Mouse, Recovering the Concept of the Current Working Directory, and Other Stopgaps to Prevent the End of the World.

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Tethered Photography & Microscopy Notes

[TO DO]

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Polemics

These are polemics. They're rants. In most of Circuitous Root I try to be reasonably detatched and impartial. Here I'm not.

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Polemic: Cutting the Link

[NOT DONE] On the insane assumption that all computers must be connected to the Internet.

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Polemic: Batch Mode

[NOT DONE] The enforced interactive use of a computer (as assumed in all modern computers) is an abuse of the human spirit.

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Polemic: Understanding the Filesystem as Hierarchy

[NOT DONE]

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Polemic: Object-Oriented Programming vs. the Teletype Punch

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Polemic: Stupid Linux Bugs

Updated 2014.

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