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    • Gary Wright II
      Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Geek Food

      Windows 11 Hack - You can't move windows between virtual desktops directly yet (AFAIK), but you can open the Task View and then move applications to the desired desktop from there. First, open “Task View” [Win+Tab key] and focus the desktop with... more...

      • Gary Wright II
        Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Geek Food

        su vs. sudo - Since converting all of my servers to Ubuntu, I mostly use sudo. But there are advantages/disadvantages to both commands. Do you know the difference between the usage of the two? Here's one opinion, but choose which works best for your... more...

        • Gary Wright II
          Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Geek Food

          Geek Food 🖥️: More years ago than I'd like to admit, Bruce Eckel with "Thinking in Java" got me started with #Java. But tech and programming languages evolve, and I've migrated all but one app from Java to #Python. "Thinking in Python" is on my... more...

          • Gary Wright II
            Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Geek Food

            Quantum Physics - Neutrons and protons are made of three quarks each that are "ordinary" matter, but there are tetraquarks and pentaquarks that are "exotic" matter. The way they decay is special, so a new theory of physics is now... more...

            • Gary Wright II
              Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Activism Resources

              Books UnBanned 🇺🇸 - The Brooklyn Public Library through a teen-led initiative is giving every teen in the USA free access to all of the banned books. The banned list of texts also makes a great reading list for finding Black and LGBTQ+ authors and... more...

              • Gary Wright II
                Gary Wright II published a blog post The American Dream in the group Activism Resources
                The American Dream
                The American Dream relies on all three branches of government to uphold the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, as well as all case law.
                • Gary Wright II
                  Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Computer Graphics & Animation

                  The HUMAN realistic 3D portrait courses using Blender by Kent Trammel at CG Cookie are incredible!
                  https://cgcookie.com/

                  • Gary Wright II
                    Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Geek Food

                    Geek Food - My productivity relies on automation of things. I love #Python and I use Anaconda daily. Here's a great tutorial on how to build a 🐍CLI app to get weather reports that's good for beginners or those coming from another programming... more...

                    • Gary Wright II
                      Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Geek Food

                      Geek Food - One of my favorite new features in Python v3.10 is structural pattern matching. Very powerful! 🤯 PEP636 is a good tutorial on how to use it:
                      https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0636/

                      • Gary Wright II
                        Gary Wright II posted to Microblog in the group Activism Resources

                        The abortion and anti-transgender cases are my highest priority, but two other cases at SCOTUS concern me: Shurtleff v. Boston is part of their plan for a theocracy, and Carson v. Makin is their plan for taxpayers to pay for religious education.... more...

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