The one I had to do while on vacation. Can’t let a groin strain plus whatever other ailments I’ve got bring me down. Future note: riding 40-60 miles on the Blue Ridge Parkway would be AWESOME. Maybe next year…
Highlights of the day. Rainy Day The mountains are gorgeous in the rain. Sitting outside and listening to the rain echo off the trees across the mountains is enchanting. Or ensorcelling. Podcasts I was worried last week, early in the week, that I would not be bringing enough podcasts with me on vacation. I’ve hit […]
From ATP episode 393, this entire chapter is wonderfully entertaining. I love tech support stories, and the “process of elimination” we all follow when trying to figure out what is causing a ghost-in-the-machine type problem. Disconnect one thing Disconnect another … Disconnect everything and hope that solves it …Nuke and Pave John Siracusa has not […]
every few years i email neopets support asking if they can help me log into my childhood account and (unsurprisingly, tiny team, millions of old accounts) i’ve never heard back — everest (@everestpipkin) August 23, 2020
From 9To5Mac: A letter signed by a trade group that represents top newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and the Washington Post says that Apple’s rules prevent them from investing in quality journalism. Among other changes, the letter asks for Apple’s cut of in-app purchases to be reduced to 15%. Currently, Apple charges […]
From Tidbits: It was a gray day in late 2005. I was sitting at my desk, writing code for the next year’s iPod. Without knocking, the director of iPod Software—my boss’s boss—abruptly entered and closed the door behind him. He cut to the chase. “I have a special assignment for you. Your boss doesn’t know […]
Hello, North Carolina.
Their party is committing fraud as we speak. While President Trump has long railed against mail-in voting, falsely claiming it leads to rampant fraud, he appeared to confirm Thursday morning that he opposes Democrats’ proposed boost in funding for the U.S. Postal Service because he wants to make it harder to expand voting by mail.