The Second Draft

By Ashton Wiersdorf

Write one to throw away.

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Switching from Helm to Ivy

13 December 2019

Yet again, I’ve tweaked my emacs configuration. The big change this time is switching to Ivy from Helm.

Hello Again

13 November 2019

Hello again.

Macros with Elixir

27 February 2019

I gave a presentation at the Utah Elixir Meetup this February. Here’s the recording of my presentation:

Citations with Pandoc

6 February 2019

Today I figured out how to get Pandoc to automatically generate MLA citations for me!

Marked Man

24 January 2019

Marked Man (mm) is a little program I wrote to view Markdown files like UNIX man pages. (Because who wants to leave their terminal just to open a file?)

Internships!

16 January 2019

If you’re a student at BYU, (or maybe even if you aren’t) BYU has a fantastic study-abroad program. I believe there are over 100 different programs. I might do an internship in Berlin some time but we’ll see if that pans out. :) Check out the list at kennedy.byu.edu.

DuckDuckGo

15 January 2019

DuckDuckGo is a search engine. Like Google Search, you just throw some keywords into a box and get a list of results. Lots of people use Google, but I don’t. DuckDuckGo works better for me, and this is why.

Comments

6 January 2019

I got Disqus working! You’ll notice at the bottom of the page is now a place to leave comments.

Organization Theory

5 January 2019

Life is messy. We devote a lot of time and effort into managing that chaos. I thought of a little “theory”, if you will, that helps me.

Semester Finished

14 December 2018

I finished the semester! This is how I feel: