Update News Preview to latest version. Reboot computer after News Preview crashes on launch. Open News Preview again, which crashes on launch again. Accidentally discover new XCode components that need to be installed. Reboot computer again. Open News Preview again, which crashes on launch again. Commit Apple News JSON changes and test on production.
Hazelbrook Middle School part of Tualatin's 'STEAM pipeline'. Look at me, doing something that's not on the computer. Oh wait, I'm on the computer.
Pleasantly surprised by this thoughtful UX detail.
Casual human interaction gives you lots of serendipitous opportunities to figure out that the problem you thought you were solving is not the most important problem, and that you should be thinking about something else. Computers aren't so good at that.
One thing I love most about WP-CLI is its Behat-based test suite. In fact, if you consider WP-CLI successful at all, I'd attribute said success to the test suite. Having a great test suite ensures exceptional build quality because: It’s easy to write new tests, which means they actually get written. The tests interface with […]
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Today’s milestone: I’m ready to kill the consulting cash cow and start a product business. The startup media is full of stories of twenty-somethings grinding out long hours for little to no pay to build their business. When you have a wife and kids dependent on you keeping food on the table, reality is much […]
In honor of Nat Torkington’s Four Short Links, I present you: a massive list of links. The Personal MBA (Josh Kaufman) — As the title implies, everything you’d get from a MBA in one book. Except the school name and associated tuition bill, of course. The Quarterlife User Manual (Rob Montz) — Succinct set of guideposts for those […]
Today I deleted my Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts. It’ll be 30 days before it’s a permanent decision. And yes, I did this once before. But why? They’re addicting, and I don’t want to be addicted anymore. I also believe their businesses are morally reprehensible, dependent on exploiting human psychology. But you can always reset your […]
Does this look familiar? Person A [6:37 AM] Please ping me when you are online. Person B [7:42 AM] What’s up? Person A [8:56 AM] What do you think about topic X? In case it’s not immediately obvious, this conversation is horribly ineffective. It’s imprecise, has a high degree of latency, and is hugely wasteful. […]