words

Create, let go, surrender to more

When you worry about where your words land or how others digest or perceive them, you are clinging (and not allowing space for more to come through the channel). Continually create, let go, surrender to more. Create, let go, surrender to more. It is a divine dance. Respect your own story. Remain inside the rhythm.

~ Victoria Erickson

“Energy words”

I had never heard of the term “energy words” before, so this was interesting. The images comes from this espn.com page, which is about the Chicago Cubs player Munenori Kawasaki. The things he says, including “Number 1” and “Fighting Spirit” remind me of another phrase I heard a long time ago, where people would yell “Certain Victory!” before entering into battle.

Java StringTokenizer - strings, words, and punctuation marks

I was just reading the book, Hadoop in Action, and came across a nice, simple way to use the Java StringTokenizer class to break a sentence (String) into words, taking into account many standard punctuation marks. Before looking at their solution, first take a look at the code they used to break a String into words using whitespace (a blank):

The Linux wc command (word count)

The Linux word count command is named wc. The wc command counts the number of characters, words, and lines that are contained in a text stream. If that sounds simple or boring, it's anything but; the wc command can be used in Linux command pipelines to do all sorts of interesting things.

Let's take a look at some Linux wc command examples to show the power of this terrific little command.