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Source Reading Log: Hack Emacs speed-type

I practice touch typing with speed-type in Emacs, mostly for fun, although the original motivation was We Are Typists First, Programmers Second. In the past I simply used its default setup and had no problems, but lately I’ve been reading 1984 by George Orwell and wondering if I could practice typing with it. However, speed-type‘s README doesn’t show how to achieve this, hence I read its source code and did a little hack.

Here’s the solution if you’re not interested in the hacking process.

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居家

最近更换了一批厨具、餐具、家具,这个过程,其实也是在磨练一种能力:在预算(资源)有限的情况下,决策买什么(投入于什么)。

这是经常会用到的一种决策能力,比如:

  • 时间(资源)有限的情况下,怎么分配最可能达到自己的目标。
  • 程序员(资源)有限的情况下,怎么调配、合作,最可能高效地产出。

而这个决策过程,需要收集、分析、判断,本身也是消耗资源的,所以决策过程也需要被决策:到什么程度为止,实施过程中如何调整。有一些『运用之妙,存乎一心』的调调,虽然把买个锅拔高到这个层次太夸张,但再大的能力也是从小的事情上一点点磨练起来的。

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