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If you're not following or this year's crop of tracks then... are you really a technologist? The jury is now out

youtube.com/watch?v=MN4YV9aidB

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Weird Al Yankovic got his star on the Hollywood walk of fame today youtu.be/UAYgZ_zzyTE

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TIL: Always wrap your `localStorage` requests in a try/catch.

We have a user using Safari with cookies blocked (which also blocks website data aka localstorage). Without the try/catch– attempting to localStorage.getItem() throws and the rest of the JavaScript on the page breaks. 😓

Here's a relevant article I found: crocodillon.com/blog/always-ca

First break on first day of new job. A view from the corner:

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6 reasons why JavaScript's async/await blows promises away - hackernoon.com/6-reasons-why-j Just doing some research for a technical interview coming up this week and came across this article.

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Today is the 100th birthday of technical badass Katherine Johnson. Ms Johnson calculated trajectories for Apollo space missions by hand.

nasa.gov/content/katherine-joh

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i finally figured it out. i finally understand 

sports, alcohol, sloth 

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concept: tv show where a trained therapist goes an talks to all those doomsday prepper guys and works out what their real fears are

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Code Monkey.

Holy crap this is like the anthem of everyone on the Fediverse!

Once again... How come I didn't hear this one til' today?

youtube.com/watch?v=AEBld6I_AK

One of the few things I miss about the old bird site is that I had finally found a number of women, people of color, and others (not white cishet males) that posted about web design and tech, and it feels like there's way less of that here. Please holler if you know of someone on here I should follow!

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What would you recommend if I want to add basic analytics (visits) to my website? Something that is trustworthy, hopefully free and open.

Having been on here for a few days, it's striking to me how much I looked to the birdsite for news... not much to be had around here. I've gotten newly reacquainted with my RSS reader lately...

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Mills College is looking for a web person: sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/sof/6

If I didn't already have something, I'd strongly consider this

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This is such an amazing find:

Ancient Girl's Parents Were Two Different Human Species. Born 90,000 years ago, the child is the first direct evidence of interbreeding among Neanderthals and their cousins the Denisovans.

nationalgeographic.com/science

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