Electric Literature Moves to WordPress

August 10, 2019 Shanu Mathai 0

Electric Literature launched 10 years ago in Brooklyn, New York, as a quarterly print journal with a mission to make literature more relevant, exciting, and inclusive. And today they’re celebrating the launch of a new website on WordPress, at electricliterature.com.  Surviving (and thriving) for ten years as an independent publisher is no small feat. Over the years the nonprofit organization has grown its online audience — with offerings like Recommended Reading and The Commuter — while expanding its membership of readers who help fund its work. The website is free to everyone and relies on the generosity of its community to donate to the site and support its mission.  How does an indie website make its business work in 2019? We talked with Electric Lit’s Executive Director Halimah Marcus about some of the […]

Namib Linux distro with Arch Approach

August 10, 2019 Shanu Mathai 0

Namib is an ideal Linux distro for anyone who wants to ease into the Arch approach to computing. Namib is a newcomer — the third and current release (version 17.11) arrived late last year. However, it makes up for its lack of age by its performance. Namib makes Arch simple. Surprisingly very user-friendly as well as compatible with older computers, Namib also is very stable. Since Namib is based on the Arch philosophy, it uses rolling releases so you do not have to reinstall the entire operating system every time a major update occurs. The Pacman package manager handles new system components along with security and application updates automatically. Namib is very up to date. A New Face for Arch This little-known distro is developed and maintained by […]