LinuxWorld: The Linux Geek Diet
Jul 01, 2003, 06:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)
"I'm doing the Atkins diet, and so far it works pretty well. You
don't count the calories you eat, but it does help to count
calories you expend through exercise.
"The one problem I have with doing any diet is that I'm a writer
and a geek. I try to take hikes, long walks, bike rides, and find
other ways to exercise, but I spend an inordinate amount of time on
my gluteus maximus writing, programming, and performing other
"I have a feeling other geeks have the same problem. As a
result, I came up with a brief guide to help computer geeks--in
particular, the geeks who are fans of Linux--count the calories
they expend during the day. Here follows that informal guide,
grouped by topic..."