I watched ♕ The Queen’s Gambit which is amazing. I rarely play chess, but have fond memories of playing with my father when I was young. The games depicted in the show felt very real. I’m not surprised that Garry Kasparov was involved. https://slate.com/culture/2020/11/queens-gambit-garry-kasparov-interview-netflix-chess-adviser.html
Checking out nb, a pretty cool tool for keeping notes on the command line and syncing them between machines. https://xwmx.github.io/nb/
I’m reading How do the COVID-19 vaccines work? by @fancycomma https://fancycomma.com/how-do-covid-19-vaccines-work/
Just hit my 1000th test run for pg_search over at Travis CI. Hope it passes! 🤞 https://travis-ci.org/github/Casecommons/pg_search/builds/736685623
Anytime I read a news article that mentions the “novel coronavirus”, it makes me want to point out that this coronavirus sure isn’t novel anymore! Better to call it SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, or simply “the coronavirus”. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novel_coronavirus
I just released version 2.3.4 of pg_search
Fix issue when setting various options directly on the PgSearch module while
running with a threaded web server, such as Puma. (Anton Rieder) https://github.com/Casecommons/pg_search
Today I imported dozens of posts from past blogs and homepages dating back to 2001.
Check out my From the Archive category to see them. https://blog.nertzy.com/categories/from-the-archive/
I enjoyed Jason Snell’s write-up about the Power Mac G5, which was my first Mac back in 2005. https://sixcolors.com/post/2020/08/20-macs-for-2020-20-power-mac-g5/
Today I checked my Timehop and I had content from 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, and 19 years ago. It’s amazing that my digital footprint is starting to span multiple decades! https://timehop.com
Software developer at Stronghold Resource Partners in Austin and erstwhile electronic musician https://nertzy.com
Formerly: Olin College ('06, Partner), Spiceworks, Pivotal Labs
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