I should just get really good at Emacs

Last week during a hectic couple of days at the office, I dropped out of Emacs/Mu4e/Org/etc. and used my "old" apps instead. I didn't have time to figure out how to best search for files in Projectile or why mbsync is being so slow or how to…

Saving time with Emacs, or not

Garrett Hopper Using Emacs easily saves me hours every dayI'm sorry, but no it doesn't. If it saves him more than ten minutes a day I'd be shocked. I prefer to keep my hands on the keyboard as much as possible, and it seems faster, but I'm sure it doesn't…

What I'm using Emacs for

My use of Emacs varies with my mood, but this is how I'm using it today. I'm using Emacs for...creating formatted documents (proposals, etc.)daily journalinglogging events in my daybookwriting blog postsmanaging my finances with ledger-modetracking weightrecording mealsand general text editing.I'm no longer using Emacs for...Task managementEmailI'm…

Living with only Emacs and a browser

I was thinking earlier about trying to get by with only Emacs and a browser. How much of my general daily computer work[1] could be done primarily with those two apps? Not enough, but it's a fun thought experiment that may turn into a real experiment. After a quick…