Learn science with me

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Hi,

My name is Geoff and I’m a PhD student.

Welcome to my blog.

A guy named Benjamin Whichcote said that:

There is no better way to learn than to teach.

This is the primary motivation for this blog.

In an effort to learn and understand material relevant to my work, I write about it here and try to explain it as simply and clearly as possible. Continue reading “Learn science with me”

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Normal mode in vim part II and the zen of vim

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of posts on vim (Emacs’ arch nemesis). If you’re new here, or new to vim then you’ll definitely want to start with the first post which you can find here.

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So here we are, back where we belong. Good old normal mode (press <ESC> one more time, just to be sure). And now we are ready to learn some cool tricks.  Continue reading “Normal mode in vim part II and the zen of vim”

Insert mode in vim is not normal, normal mode is normal

Editors note: This is the third in a series of introductory posts on vim, the almighty text editor. If you’re new to vim then this post won’t make any sense, so definitely start with the first one which you can find here.

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Welcome back.

So, vim is vim is vim. Vim is awesome. It’s a super fast, lightweight text editor. It has four main modes. The most important of which is normal mode which is normal and is used for: Continue reading “Insert mode in vim is not normal, normal mode is normal”