Smart Document Scanning in Linux


I recently purchased a Brother ADS-1000W, a nifty and tiny document scanner that has rather good support in Linux.

Make Audible Audio Files Work in Linux


If you want to convert an Audible .aax file into a less restrictive file format, you can do so with ease using FFmpeg, one of my all-time favorite GNU projects.

Thoughts on Corporate Cash Hoarding


On Hacker News, there has been a great deal of talk surrounding the hoarding of cash by technology companies such as Google, Microsoft, etc. A noteworthy absence from the list is Amazon - who I know from experience to do nothing with profits other...