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Nice analysis, to evaluate risk of dying during various sports/hobbies by active hours: chessintheair.com/the-risk-of-

just venting a bit - learned about the neat way it supports defining a controller in test (thanks emrox) and bumped into a limitation: github.com/lobsters/lobsters/c

In Illinois we they don't call it the DMV they call it CyberDriveIllinois.com and I think that's beautiful.

Doing some financial modeling with a spreadsheet and it has a bug *somewhere*. Trace Precedents/Dependents is a huge help, but I think I'm about to start writing property-based tests to enforce double-entry bookkeeping.

I just remembered that in 1998 I incorporated my first business and my lawyer refused to name it "International Cocaine Smugglers, Inc." and not because it was an LLC.

15 years ago I made a small PHP CMS for a friend's mom's 35th high school reunion. Today at , well, they had their 50th, so I'm figuring out how I thought it was a good idea adding photo galleries should work.

Well, my laptop seems to have survived the glass of water I accidentally poured into it. Hi after a couple days of drying out.

I guess it's so ugly it's censored by mastodon.

Steam updated the library UI for the first time in 10ish years to add advertisements but not fix tiny fonts on hidpi displays. It already had two different ad notification systems, but I guess a third moves the numbers more than readability. :(

I don't love that this almost certainly works by keeping a copy of your credentials for every service, but I have wanted version control for every settings page for so long: goldfiglabs.com

The north side Chicago Code and Coffee is tomorrow morning, 7-9 AM at Rewired Cafe, 1107 W Beryn Ave. Bring your project, have a coffee, chat with folks. push.cx/code-and-coffee

I used to reply to LinkedIn recruiters to ask for a salary range. I learned LI credits them half the message cost if you reply. Now I only reply to messages that include a range.

SMS is two-factor authentication: the password is one factor, something you know. The SMS is one factor, something every phone provider will give to anyone in the world if they ask politely.

I love how video call presentations have revived the 50s practice of having presenters calling out "next slide" every so often. Overhead projectors and computer projection had totally eliminated it, but now I hear it weekly and it's pure retro charm.

Really nice comment by dang on technical + scale factors in online communities: news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

I'm pretty used to computers screwing this up. The truly annoying thing was the TransUnion phone agent incorrectly instructing me in how my name is spelled. And, of course, I don't have the option to not deal with these libelous pricks.

Nice to see lawsuits - Hilton ripped me off at @MicroConf this year and was absolutely unrepentant when I caught it. As much as I love MC, it made me leery of returning. Scam me once... nytimes.com/2019/08/23/busines

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