I have submitted a minor fix to the PyKBLayoutOptimizer project on GitHub. This fix changes the location of the most-used keys from being the two inner-most keys on the second row to the location that most rest their index fingers when preparing to type (the “F” and “J” keys on a standard QWERTY keyboard). YouContinue reading “PyKBLayoutOptimizer v1.1 Released”
I wanted to start this year-end reflective post on an optimistic, anticipatory tone. This year has been a whirlwind even beyond the typical subjects of politics or the virus. Everything feels like it was pulled up and shaken loose. In my personal life I bought my first house, and I lost family members. Between theContinue reading “What’s Next?”
This blog post is about purpose, but I will start in an unexpected place. Lately I’ve been getting into calculators. HP calculators specifically. With their RPN entry method, solid reputation among engineers and financial analysts, and the fact that I love collecting stuff it was inevitable that I’d pick up a few along the way.Continue reading “What Calculators Taught Me About Purpose”
I felt there was a gap in the availability of a particular application on the Linux platform that had equivalents on Windows and Mac OS. To remedy this, I started collecting the data sources I would need to tap into, came up with a list of requirements for the first build (can’t escape my BusinessContinue reading “Coding: The Art of Losing Interest and Finding Purpose”
I’m happy to announce my first software release on GitHub! The new tool is called PyKBLayoutOptimizer, which is a custom keyboard layout tool written in Python. This tool imports a document that you have written to create a suggested keyboard layout based on your own writing preferences. A link to download the software is includedContinue reading “Introducing: PyKBLayoutOptimizer”
Welcome to my shiny new site! There are several reasons I decided to start a web site. Honestly it wasn’t even in the picture a week ago, but some things happened where I felt like this would be a useful tool for things I’ve been working on in my spare time. I don’t call myselfContinue reading “At the Starting Line”
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