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Syncing Sticky Notes Between Laptop and Mobile

This post is intended for Windows 10 users with either an Android phone or an iPhone, or MacBook users with an Android phone. If you are using a MacBook with an iPhone, the better option would b...

Microsoft Edge Collections - A Browser Workflow

TL;DR - It’s somewhere between bookmarks and sticky notes. Ever wanted to combine browser bookmarks and your scattered sticky notes? If so, I highly recommend you try out the “Collections” fe...

A Quick Tutorial on Use-package for Emacs

Brief introduction Use-package is a popular package to organize your Emacs configuration and load your installed packages efficiently. According to the official README, use-package is a macro that...

Gentle Intro to System Default Monospace Fonts (Part 2/2)

In my previous post, I talked about the practical reasons to use monospace fonts and introduced four system default fonts: Consolas, SF Mono, DejaVu Sans Mono, and Roboto Mono. Here’s to refresh t...

Analyze Your Chess.com Games Free with Lichess

Foreword Note: This post is showing you how to analyze your chess games “after” the game is over, with the intention of self-improvement. Please do not use this knowledge to analyze an on-going...

Gentle Intro to System Default Monospace Fonts (Part 1/2)

A week ago (on May 4. 2021), Stack Exchange announced that they are switching to system fonts as their default font stack. This change impacts the way body texts look, as well as the font family...

My First Linux Experience

Journey of a Linux newbie Originally written on April 10. 2018 For my future self and those interested in GNU/Linux overall and my one-and-a-half-week journey with it. I first got into Linux ...