Steve Scott

programmer, student, athlete, coach

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  • contact [at] stevescott [dot] ca
  • Profile at GitHub
  • 2015-12-15
    Only the free-wheeling artist-explorer

    "Only the free-wheeling artist-explorer, nonacademic, scientist-philosopher, mechanic, economist-poet who has never waited for patron-starting and accrediting of his coordinate capabilities holds the prime initiative today. If man is to continue as a successful pattern-complex function in universal evolution, it will be because the next decades will have witnessed the artist-scientist’s spontaneous seizure of the prime design responsibility and his successful conversion of the total capability of tool-augmented man from killingry to advanced livingry—adequate for all humanity." -- R. Buckminster Fuller

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  • 2015-11-30
    How can I be of service?

    "It is not for me to change you. The question is, how can I be of service to you without diminishing your degrees of freedom?" -- R. Buckminster Fuller

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  • 2015-11-30
    Make the world work, for 100% of humanity

    "Make the world work, for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone." -- R. Buckminster Fuller

    (source)

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  • 2015-09-28
    Install Fira in Ubuntu

    Mozilla's new typeface, used in Firefox OS: http://mozilla.github.io/Fira/

    I use this font everywhere, including on this site, as an operating system font, and as a monospace font for code.

    One of the first scripts I run after a fresh Ubuntu MATE install:

    wget https://github.com/mozilla/Fira/archive/master.zip
    unzip master.zip
    sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/fonts/truetype/fira
    sudo cp Fira-master/ttf/* /usr/share/fonts/truetype/fira

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  • 2015-09-13
    Site Redesign Credits

    This website was redesigned today with the help of the following tools:

    HTML, CSS, and JS framework: Bootstrap

    Theme: Official Bootstrap Themes · Application

    Code: Jekyll · Simple, blog-aware, static sites

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