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Think globally, microblog locally
Tue, 25 Dec 2018

I used to write for Sports Illustrated. Now I deliver packages for Amazon. - Austin Murphy/The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/12/what-its-like-to-deliver-packages-for-amazon/578986/

CoolBeans: An IDE for Java, PHP and more http://coolbeans.xyz/

Mon, 24 Dec 2018

Apollo 8's Earthrise: The shot seen round the world - The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/21/science/earthrise-moon-apollo-nasa.html

El Niño shows more signs of developing in the Pacific Ocean - Andrew Freedman/Axios https://www.axios.com/el-nino-is-developing-in-pacific-ocean-winter-2019-9d878cf0-a7a5-45e5-8459-b041f209e199.html

Majority of mass shooters finance their weapon stockpiles with credit - Zachary Basu/Axios https://www.axios.com/mass-shooters-finance-guns-credit-cards-847a08de-7070-4ff6-96ec-c99598294dc4.html

Fri, 21 Dec 2018

More jazz guitar straight talk from Bruce Forman and Scotty Henderson on the GuitarWank podcast (not nearly as much profanity as Jimmy Bruno) https://www.guitarwank.com/

My new guilty pleasure is the stream-of-consciousness videos by jazz guitar great Jimmy Bruno. It's straight talk with plenty of profanity. https://www.youtube.com/user/JimmyBrunoJazz/videos?shelf_id=2&sort=dd&view=0

We should replace Facebook with personal websites - Jason Koebler/Motherboard https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/vbanny/we-should-replace-facebook-with-personal-websites

Bakers upset with missing tips on Hershey's Kisses candy - Associated Press https://apnews.com/69faedee136f49de9886bca8fe7d0ea1

Is it obvious that you need to follow @davewiner?

Thu, 20 Dec 2018

The Fresno Bee and the war on local news - Zach Baron/GQ https://www.gq.com/story/fresno-bee-and-war-on-local-news

Prime and Punishment: Dirty dealing in the billion Amazon Marketplace - Josh Dzieza/The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/19/18140799/amazon-marketplace-scams-seller-court-appeal-reinstatement

The 2-year-old Instagram influencers who make more than you - Katharine Schwab/Fast Company https://www.fastcompany.com/90278778/the-2-year-old-instagram-influencers-who-make-more-than-you-do

Rising Instagram stars are posting fake sponsored content - Taylor Lorenz/The Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/12/influencers-are-faking-brand-deals/578401/

Tue, 18 Dec 2018

The Pixel 3 is proof that Google doesn't care about hardware - Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo https://gizmodo.com/the-pixel-3-is-proof-that-google-doesnt-care-about-hard-1831096115

It's 2018, and the iPhone is still super annoying - Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo https://gizmodo.com/its-2018-and-the-iphone-is-still-super-annoying-1831096584

Why you'll still need Wifi when 5G is everywhere, according to the Wi-Fi Alliance - David Nield/Gizmodo https://gizmodo.com/why-youll-still-need-wifi-when-5g-is-everywhere-accord-1831167997

Mon, 17 Dec 2018

Donald Knuth: The Yoda of Silicon Valley - Siobhan Roberts/The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/17/science/donald-knuth-computers-algorithms-programming.html

Can you grow a startup on the side? - Justin Jackson https://justinjackson.ca/sideproject

Sun, 16 Dec 2018

The rise, lean, and fall of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg - Anne Helen Petersen/BuzzFeed News https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/annehelenpetersen/sheryl-sandberg-facebook-lean-in-superwoman-supervillain

Now Windows 10 can make you an unwitting beta tester - Chris Hoffman/How-To Geek https://www.howtogeek.com/398226/now-windows-10-has-c-b-and-d-updates.-what-is-microsoft-smoking/

Sat, 15 Dec 2018

Word Processing Using UNIX, by Sue Robinson, University of California Lick Observatory Technical Reports (1982) https://www.scribd.com/document/395768306/Word-Processing-Using-UNIX

Einstein on the only productivity tip you’ll ever need to know - Mayo Oshin/ Quartz at Work https://qz.com/work/1494627/einstein-on-the-only-productivity-tip-youll-ever-need-to-know/

My dad's friendship with Charles Barkley | Shirley Wang/Only a Game https://www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2018/12/14/lin-wang-charles-barkley

Fri, 14 Dec 2018

SIPC says it has serious concerns about Robinhood's new product - Julie Verhage/Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-14/sipc-says-it-has-serious-concerns-about-robinhood-s-new-product

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

Posting evergreen content on Medium is a terrible idea - Behind the Scenes of Nomad Gate https://bts.nomadgate.com/medium-evergreen-content

Robinhood launches no-fee checking/savings with Mastercard & the most ATMs – Josh Constine/TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/13/robinhood-free-checking-and-savings-accounts/

Wed, 12 Dec 2018

Kerrygold Dubliner is my new favorite cheese, and they have it at Costco https://www.kerrygoldusa.com/products/dubliner-cheese/

Drive with your hands at '9 and 3' instead of '10 and 2' - Nick Douglas/Lifehacker https://lifehacker.com/the-way-you-hold-your-steering-wheel-could-seriously-in-1830984310

Mon, 10 Dec 2018

On self-publishing “A Programmer’s Introduction to Mathematics” - Jeremy Kun https://medium.com/@jeremyjkun/on-self-publishing-a-programmers-introduction-to-mathematics-1472b7511c99

The Life of a Backpacker in Asia in the 1970s https://www.perceptivetravel.com/issues/1218/kelly.html

Why WordPress needs Gutenberg (& the future of page builders) - ProfitPress https://profitpress.com/why-wordpress-needs-gutenberg-and-the-future-of-page-builders/

Sun, 09 Dec 2018

Opinion | Hate Amazon? Try living without it - Nona Willis Aronowitz/The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/08/opinion/sunday/hate-amazon-try-living-without-it.html

Sat, 08 Dec 2018

Dear iPhone — it was just physical, and now it’s over - Katie Reid/Nautilus http://nautil.us/blog/-dear-iphoneit-was-just-physical-and-now-its-over

Accidentally from macOS to Windows and WSL - Matt Silverlock - request/response https://blog.questionable.services/article/accidentally-macos-wsl-windows-development/

Fri, 07 Dec 2018

We All Face Rejection. https://rejected.us/

WordPress 5.0: A Gutenberg FAQ – Matt Mullenweg https://ma.tt/2018/11/a-gutenberg-faq/

Wed, 05 Dec 2018

Facebook’s internal tensions are spilling beyond the company’s walls - BuzzFeed https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/charliewarzel/facebooks-tensions-zuckerberg-sandberg

Thieves boosting signal from key fobs inside your home to steal vehicles - Taylor Simmons/CBC News https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/car-thefts-rising-1.4930890

Lime and Bird are each worth 10B+ - FutureEngine https://www.futureengine.org/articles/scooters-are-worth-10b

Emacs Rocks! http://emacsrocks.com/

Facebook ends platform policy banning apps that copy its features – Josh Constine/TechCrunch https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/04/facebook-allows-competitors/

Tue, 04 Dec 2018

Leaving NYC for Nashville - Wes McKinney http://wesmckinney.com/blog/leaving-nyc-for-nashville/

Mon, 03 Dec 2018

Facebook employees calling former colleagues to look for jobs outside - Salvador Rodriguez/CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/02/facebook-employees-calling-former-colleagues-to-look-for-jobs-outside.html

In Silicon Valley wages are down for everyone but the top 10 percent - Ellen Sheng/CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/03/in-silicon-valley-wages-are-down-for-everyone-but-the-top-10-percent.html

The new word processor wars: A fresh crop of productivity apps are trying to reinvent our work day – Tony Lystra/GeekWire https://www.geekwire.com/2018/new-word-processor-wars-fresh-crop-productivity-apps-trying-reinvent-workday/

I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me a lot happier — and that's a big problem for social media companies - Christina Farr/CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/01/social-media-detox-christina-farr-quits-instagram-facebook.html

What makes BeOS and Haiku unique – The OS Voyager https://osvoyager.wordpress.com/2018/11/30/what-makes-beos-and-haiku-unique/

Bitcoin is close to becoming worthless - Atuyla Sarin/MarketWatch https://www.marketwatch.com/story/bitcoin-is-close-to-becoming-worthless-2018-12-03

Sun, 02 Dec 2018

Ansel Adams’ pictures of Los Angeles recall an era of war factories and 10-cent hot dogs https://medium.californiasun.co/ansel-adams-los-angeles-32a812bdb7db

I follow 2,242 accounts on Twitter, and it's kinda noisy

Introduction to CSS | Eric Tirado/Scrimba.com https://scrimba.com/g/gintrotocss

Introduction to HTML | Eric Tirado/Scrimba.com https://scrimba.com/g/ghtml

Introduction to ES6+ | Dylan C. Israel/Scrimba.com https://scrimba.com/g/gintrotoes6

Introduction to JavaScript | Dylan C. Israel/Scrimba.com https://scrimba.com/g/gintrotojavascript

Scrimba is a powerful new way of learning code. Play around with the instructors code any time, right in the player. https://scrimba.com/

Learn React for free | Bob Ziroll/Scrimba.com https://scrimba.com/g/glearnreact

Every Clojure Talk Ever - Alex Engelberg and Derek Slager - YouTube (This is hilarious - watch it) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlPaby7suOc

Why, oh WHY, do those #?@! nutheads use vi? -Jon Beltran de Heredia/ViEm http://www.viemu.com/a-why-vi-vim.html

America is poorer than it thinks - Noah Smith/Bloomberg https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-11-26/poverty-in-america-greater-than-statistics-indicate