Software Engineering

software engineering is an endless process of asking is this code fucking stupid or am i fucking stupid and the answer is usually both — stephanie (@isosteph) February 18, 2020

Which Emoji Scissors Close

From Wh0 at GitHub: Ah, scissors. They’re important enough that we have an emoji for them. On your device, it appears as ✂️. Unlike the real world tool it represents, the emoji’s job is to convey the idea, especially at small sizes. It doesn’t need to be able to swing or cut things. Nevertheless, let’s […]

The Ring of Power

From The Verge: But to compare Facebook to the power of the One Ring misses the lesson of Tolkien’s tale entirely: that such power, even when wielded by the greatest of people (Galadriel) or with the best intentions (Gandalf), is unfit for anyone to possess at all. If Facebook is the Ring of Power, by […]

The Same Key

Wut. It’s easy enough to pick this Caterpillar padlock with a lockpicking rake, but if that seems too difficult, just buy another Caterpillar padlock of the same model. They all use the same key. Source:

Good Advice

It’s time to do an annual backup of your data from online accounts. Here are the links you need: – Google: – Apple: – Twitter: – Facebook: – Microsoft: — Feross 🧙🏼‍♂️✨ (@feross) January 1, 2020

A Conspiracy to Kill IE6

Per IE6 had been the bane of our web development team’s existence….We began collectively fantasizing about how we could exact our revenge on IE6. One idea rose to the surface that quickly captured everyone’s attention. Instead of outright dropping IE6 support, what if we just threatened to? How would users react? Something I would […]