trying some next level shit called "going to bed when you feel tired", will report back
Reading online news, 2008:
- go to website
- read news
Reading online news, 2018:
- go to website
- no, don’t share location
- hell no, don’t send me notifications
- consent to cookie warning
- consent to policies
- no, don’t open in app
- no, don’t want the newsletter
- skip inspirational quote
- close full page ad
- read news
This is crazy.
Researchers find way to spy on what is displayed on remote screens — through the webcam mic
climate change Show more
Look at this neat tool from NYT that shows you how much climate change has already impacted your hometown since the year you were born: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/08/30/climate/how-much-hotter-is-your-hometown.html
Even if you don’t intend anybody else to read your code, there’s still a very good chance that somebody will have to stare at your code and figure out what it does: That person is probably going to be you, twelve months from now.
Unix will give you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot. If you didn’t think rope would do that, you should have read the man page.
Reeder 3 is free on iOS and macOS:
Hey people, I've been noticing the number of posts with alt text going down. It might be because of all the new users who haven't learned about the feature yet, so for them and everyone:
yall should use alt text when uploading images! what are they??? hover over the images to find out! why are they good? the tldr of it is that visually impaired computer users exist and it helps them navigate the INFOBAHN better
Just posted the next part of my Surface Go review. This part covered the Surface Pen and Type Cover. https://birchtree.me/blog/microsoft-surface-go-review-surface-type-cover-and-pen/
Jesus, didn’t we have a Monday last week?
I kicked off my Surface Go review today. Please boost far and wide, I think this is one that many Apple fans will be interested in reading. https://birchtree.me/blog/microsoft-surface-go-review-hardware/
Feels like it’s wrong to be an experienced dev who loves dev.
“With your experience, you could be doing these tech designs or writing docs or managing a team or...”
“No thanks, I like devving”
“You have no career ambition!”
“Wrong. I want to be a better dev who actually does dev work.”
Kitchen 'hacks' Show more
Things to keep in your freezer:
1) Fresh ginger - Keeps for a long time, grates much more easily when frozen
2) Green onions - Chop up and store in a wide mouth bottle (like a Vitamin Water), shake some out into whatever dish you're preparing, thaws quickly
3) Butter stick wrappers - Use for greasing pans, etc
Emulate practice, not performance. When you see someone do something amazing(art, public speaking, whatever), instead of copying what they're doing right now, copy the path they followed to get to this level of skill.
QA Engineer walks into a bar. Orders a beer. Orders 0 beers. Orders 999999999 beers. Orders a lizard. Orders -1 beers. Orders a sfdeljknesv.
IT Systems Engineer at Intercom / Dog-Dad to Lizzy the Pooch. Learning to Work Smart, not Hard, and Forming Good Habits, One Automation at a Time.
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