Some Things I Learnt This Past Week

Here are some things I learnt this past week: Programming: The purpose of visualization is insight, not pictures” Ben Shneiderman (1999) Information visualisation should have a purpose. Always start with a question, and in making your visualizations, aim to answer it. Form follows function, and always aspire to illuminate, teach and learn. From this insightful… Continue reading Some Things I Learnt This Past Week

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Fixing Monitor Resolution Part 2: Automating a Shell Script

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Turns out writing a shell script is not that difficult if one is familiar with other programming languages. With the help of this brilliant Shell Scripting Tutorial I managed to write a simple script. First I created the file, called screen_res.sh: This creates the file and opens it using the Nano editor. I then wrote… Continue reading Fixing Monitor Resolution Part 2: Automating a Shell Script

My Linux Journey

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I recently decided to dive into the world of Linux. I had done some research and I figured that using Linux would be a good thing for me in the long term. After all, knowledge compounds. Using the terminal for basic tasks like navigating through files was awkward at first, but I’ve since gotten used… Continue reading My Linux Journey