It’s been a while. Life has been… interesting the past few years. I hope you’ve been okay.

I’m getting back to writing about all this crazy software stuff—more to follow soon. In the meantime, I also wrote a short introduction to LaTeX ! Forty years after its inception, it’s still an amazing piece of software for creating beautiful writing. But you shouldn’t have to learn a bunch of arcane 80s junk from a 300 page doorstop to get started.

Check out Modern LaTeX , available here for free, or at-cost in dead tree at