Monthly Archives: April 2013

Vim Sessions

Vim, like Emacs and most other decent editors (as if there were any other decent editors out there) is an application that ought to only run in a single session on your machine. When using the console version of vim, … Continue reading

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The Dusk of Bloggosphere

Remember when blogs were the hottest thing on the internet? No of course you don’t. That was well before your time, wasn’t it? Back in 2003 when I first got the idea of creating Terminally Incoherent, blogging swiftly becoming one … Continue reading

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Spoilers in the age of Social Media and Ubiquitous Time Shifting

You know what really grinds my gears? Folks who complain about TV spoilers in social media. Quite often I will tweet something about an episode of The Walking Dead or Game of Thrones several hours, or even days after the … Continue reading

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Virtues of a Programmer

Larry Wall once said that the three virtues of a programmer are Laziness, Impatience and Hubris. This saying has become legendary tidbit of software development humor. And as all good jokes, this one is funny because it is mostly true. … Continue reading

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Bioshock Infinite: Part 2 – Elizabeth

Spoiler Warning! This post contains spoilers for Bioshock Infinite, including mid and late game details. It does not discuss the main plot or the end twist but it does spoil at least one major important game event which is pivotal … Continue reading

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Bioshock Infinite: Part 1 – Art Direction and Visual Storytelling

Bioshock Infinite is a great game. You may remember that I had mostly positive things to say about the original Bioshock game. I have never played the sequel, because to be honest, it seemed like an incredibly stupid idea at … Continue reading

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Explosive Log Failure

Terminally Incoherent went down this Friday. And when I say down, I mean all the way down – terminally shut as it were. Fortunately, no one noticed. I got no angry emails.Hell, I didn’t even get a friendly “hey, your … Continue reading

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Diaspora by Greg Egan

I believe I have found a new favorite writer. His name is Greg Egan and he writes science fiction so hard you can’t consume it in hasty bites least you want to break your mind’s teeth on it. You have … Continue reading

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