The grift that keeps on grifting.
And here’s an interview with Molly White, the person behind that blog.
Best article on cryptocurrency I’ve ever read.
Has <he who must not be named> figured out a way to make birdsite do what he wants *without* buying it?
A toxic workplace can have real effects on your physical and mental health. I experienced that firsthand and I was frankly surprised at how much my health improved when I got out. As in the linked article, the company usually is aware of it and chooses to do nothing, for various reasons that are almost always lame AF.
This article is frustrating as hell. I work with first-year students and seniors and I see the number of women, small to begin with, drop over the course of five years. Science and technology are inhospitable to women and nothing has changed in a century.
Jony Ive was the Ziggy Stardust of Apple - he took it all too far, especially minimalism. (NYTimes link)
The professor who has the class right before mine, apparently a database course of some kind, prints all her material and then uses a document projector to show them. She also hand-writes some of the material with a Sharpie. Consequently, she over-runs the class time regularly.
Tenure is a two-edged sword.
This sounds too good to be true. But like X-Files, I want to believe.
Notes on the Synthesis of Form was required reading when I was first starting out. It should still be.
RIP Christopher Alexander
If you feared the NYT’s acquisition of Wordle would change things for the worse, it looks like you were right.
The Raspberry Pi project is offering their RP2040, the basis of the Pico, in bulk for as little as $0.70 each. It's the first offering in their Raspberry Pi Direct online store and will be available as reels of 500 or 3400.
Based on Rochester, NY. I post a lot on IoT and embedded on LinkedIn. Ham radio call KC2TCK. I'm on DMR sometimes if you're into that.
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