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Nash Foster
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How to re-enable ye olde bitmap fonts under Ubuntu. This is really important stuff, because no one has ever really improved code readability over 6x13.
Hi, As others, I insist on using the 6x13 bitmap font (from xterm) in my gnome-terminal. This is how to do it in Jaunty: cd /etc/fonts/conf.d rm 70-no-bitmaps.conf ln -s ../conf.avail/70-yes-bitmaps.conf . dpkg-reconfigure fontconfig logout & restart X / gdm (e.g. reboot) Choose font: Fixed Semicondensed 10
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A four lecture series (this is the first) on eternal inflation. Pretty technical stuff, but still fun.
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This is interesting, if for no other reason that it's a monetary reform proposal that starts from fairly realistic notions about how money works. I.e., no confidence fairy and no hard-money silliness.
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An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. Wind map prints are available from Point.B Studio.
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Software Engineer
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Making Computers Go
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  • Oracle Corporation
    Software Engineer, 2015 - present
  • Avalara
    Principal SRE, 2013 - 2014
  • Google
    SRE, 2012
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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Mathematics
  • George Mason University
    Mathematics