I am Aqeel Akber, a Ph.D student in nuclear physics at the Australian National University.
I like art, science, nature, and humanity. I have a twitter. This is my blog.
17 Sep 2018 » myOS / Qubes and the Laptop
myos lifehack workflow qubes
Here's the back story: the last year has been non-stop work. My
$HOMEfolder turned has about 100 files just sitting in it, 2
tmpfolders filled with lots of stuff, I'm constantly synchronising emails to my disk so that I can use notmuch mail to filter it but something broke – I don't even remember / know what (maybe nothing?), I have accrued many private keys for all the VPS' I've been using, invested in a password manager and am only starting to realise how easy it is to get to 50+ different services – and none of this is backed up.
12 Jan 2017 » The Fundamentals of Everything
Yesterday it was my pleasure to brief high school students and teachers attending National Youth Science Forum on particle physics before a video linkup to Rolf Landua at CERN. Here I give a brief overview of the talk given in Canberra and provide the slides.
08 Jan 2017 » Auto complete anything with company mode
This post is in response to a comment left on my last emacs post regarding my auto completion setup, which is visible in the screencasts.
21 Dec 2016 » Going paperless, replacing my notebooks and journals with 1's and 0's
The motivation is always clear but the execution almost always falls short. At least, that has been my experience with trying to go paperless in the past. I just couldn’t find anything that could beat the simple, intuitive, and fast user experience of picking up a pen and scribbling in a hard covered notebook.
07 Oct 2016 » An introduction to this blog
Dear and beautiful readers, I warmly invite you to share in the best selection of my thoughts and experiences here at my new blog, welcome.