Recently, I love to read the blog The Setup. It includes many interviews about how people get their work done from web developers, kernel developers, professors, researchers, musicians, politics, poet etc. It’s quite interesting and I can learn some new tools and new tricks to help myself in study and work. According to these interviews, most people use MacOS or Linux while the situation in China is quite different that Windows XP is still dominant. After reading one of those interviews, I have give ArchLinux a try in VirtualBox. I think it takes too much time for me to configure a functional system with GUI. Anyway, I’m fine with Ubuntu now. I’ve transferred from Unity to Gnome3 recently. In the[…]

Life is tough, that’s a given. When you stand up, you’re gonna be shoved back down. When you’re down, you’re gonna be stepped on. My advice to you doesn’t come with a lot of bells and whistles. It’s no secret, you’ll fall down, you stumble, you get pushed, you land square on your face. And every time that happens, you get back on your feet. You get up just as fast as you can, no matter how many times you need to do it. Remember this, success has been and continues to be defined as getting up one more time than you’ve been knocked down. If experience has taught me anything, it’s that nothing is free and living ain’t easy.[…]