When I press keys letters and punctuation sometimes appear on the surface.

Who am I?

I am a human. I write software. Once upon a time I wrote music and prose. I am interested in the intersection of technology and the humanities.

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Series start as blog posts but continue as collections that explore an idea, topic or theme.


Command line tools

Screen Play and writing tools

Additional text rendering/formatting tools

Useful for managing JSON documents

dataset - a tool for manage JSON objects, their attachments as well as data grids and frames

Useful for Posix/Bash scripting

datatools - a small set of tools to facilitate working with CSV, JSON and Excel Workbook data in Bash scripts

Useful for XML content

North L. A. County