Marius Masalar
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Marius Masalar

Tech Whisperer, Game Composer, Writer


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Plaintext Markup Languages: The Why

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If you’ve heard of Markdown, reStructuredText, Textile, LaTeX, Fountain, or any one of the many flavours of plaintext markup language out there, then you already know the what. Today, I’d like to talk about the why. Plain Text As a writer and a geek, it’s easy…

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Some Thoughts on Inbox Zero

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Most people hate email. I don't—I actually like email, and I suspect the reason is that I have a zero-tolerance policy for bullshit in my inbox, which means receiving email is never a stressful or overwhelming occurence in my day. Inbox zero itself is a simpl…

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Google Inbox: First Impressions

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The mothership has seen fit to furnish me with an invite, so I have spent a few days exploring Google’s new take on email to see what all the fuss is about. Material Design Far and away the best part of Inbox is its implementation of Google's Material Design …

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Read it Later: Pocket vs. Instapaper

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Regular readers may have noticed some cosmetic enhancements to the blog this week, and part of the update includes a brand new "Read Later" button for article lists. While adding that functionality, I took the opportunity to consider my own habits for saving …

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Fuji X100S

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It has been a little over ten months since I became the happy owner of a Fuji X100S. This charming rangefinder-style compact mirrorless remains among the most universally lauded cameras of its generation. Since its release, there has been no shortage of first …