Stefan Persson

Kakumei

Many years ago I started playing Stepmania, the PC game based on Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution. I was pretty good. I bought a metallic dance pad and trained daily.  I was pretty good at that,...

Utilizing aliases

Since my transition to fish I have started using aliases more and more, and I think you should too. By standard, the .bashrc file has the following piece of code:

In layman’s terms: If...

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Archway

I’d been hearing about Arch Linux for a long time, and I see more and more people using it for their desktop computers, so I decided to give it a try. And then I...

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Loopia API program in Python

Last Sunday I decided to start learning Python in order to create a program for Loopia’s API. I started off with zero Python experience and decided to use Codecademy to learn the basics. That’s when...

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Fishing for shells

A few months ago I discovered fish, a rather unusual shell for *nix systems. I very quickly set it as my default shell for all my machines, because it offers many things that most...

The Month of Electronics’ Bane

A great tragedy has befallen us all. This month, the last two weeks even, my girlfriend’s phone (Samsung Galaxy SIII) got stolen in Ireland, our Asus VivoTab Smart’s screen got a huge crack, virtually...

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“Game Dev Tycoon” fights fire with fire

Yesterday Greenheart Games released their latest game, Game Dev Tycoon, where you manage a team of [drum roll] game developers. To spice up the release they themselves released copies of the game on The Piratebay,...

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EVE Online gets a TV show

The space MMO EVE Online is getting a TV show based on player stories. This is amazing news. For those who haven’t played EVE Online before, it’s a huge space game where almost everything...

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Android App: Smart Launcher

I recently discovered a new launcher for Android called Smart Launcher. It’s a very simple and incredibly lightweight home screen replacement that looks simply amazing. This is how my home launcher looks now: You...