Monday, November 30, 2009

If in debt.

If you need some help to repay $60bn dollars for an air conditioned golf course, just short the banks that lent you the $60bn, then walk up to a microphone and say "we are not paying you back the $60bn". Job done.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Print A5 booklet from pdf

I went kind of crazy with psbook and pdf2ps and all the rest of it, when it is actually a lot simpler. Just open acrobat, do print->page scaling->booklet. Select print on both sides and there you are, no Makefile involved.

Vim spellcheck two languages

You can load more than one language in the builtin Vim 7 spellcheck. However it does not look like you can choose when to switch languages, it just uses both all the time, so the more you load the more the chance of some false negative.

set spell spelllang=en_gb,it