Working with references in Markdown: a better way

This is a revised version of a post I wrote for History to the Public back in May 2015. You can have a read of the original here, if you’re interested. I’ve edited the wording slightly in parts, to make it sound more like a human wrote it, but otherwise it’s …

Linux language learning (via the Mezzofanti Guild)

Language-learning is not exactly the focus of this blog, but I stumbled across this series of short posts a few days ago and they awoke two of my many inner nerds: namely, the Glossophile and the Software Tinkerer. It’s not all that often those two have something to talk about. …