Hacking a bit on Carbon again. I like tidying up a codebase with no responsibilities. Probably a good fit for portfolios once it’s more mature! Follow on svandragt/carbon
Great post https://drewdevault.com/2018/07/09/Simple-correct-fast.html
There is such depth to the Groove Rider GR-16 groove box, I’m reading the manual front to back. So much to master, a real professional music making tool for iOS jimaudio.pro
Interesting article about developing your passion and keeping and open mindset. The belief that interests arrive fully formed and must simply be “found” can lead people to limit their pursuit of new fields and give up when they encounter challenges, according to a new Stanford study. Read the article
Four Things Procrastinators Need to Learn – read this now or later?
A perfect illustration of Brexit.
I’ve been finding that browsing has been slow for me lately on my linux box, which has Ubuntu 16.04 installed. After some investigation it seemed worthwhile to try to install a DNS cache to speed up DNS queries. This has sped up successive DNS queries from 21ms to 0ms, removing sluggishness.
If you visit this site you will know what browser cookies are and that they are used to store information about you across visits to that website. A typical website will store a few to a few hundred cookies on your computer. Each cookie has an expiry date for when they are no longer valid »
We’re building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci. In an eye-opening talk, she details how the same algorithms companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon use to get you to click on ads are also used to organize your access to political and social information. And the machines aren’t »
Hide Trackbacks is a WordPress plugin that hides pingbacks and trackbacks from your website comments. I’ve updated the plugin to indicate it works correctly with WordPress 4.9 and earlier.
Ubuntu 17.10 comes with python3 3.6.3 installed by default but not pip and pipenv. We can install install pip systemwide and pipenv into the user local bin so we can use all the convenience when working with our python projects.
I’m working on a side project where I am broadcasting an OGG Vorbis stream using Icecast. Google Chrome played the stream, and so did VLC, but WinAmp was unable to. It connected to the stream with an HTTP 200 status but could not interpret it. As it turns out WinAmp requires the mount point to »
The Nintendo Switch is redefining gaming by adapting to the players environment. Unfortunately, it is widely misunderstood. It provides fun when used alone, with others, or with other Switch owners; in the living room, on the bus, at a desk. It an adaptive console, not a portable one. Any game that can be played like »
Cory Doctorow over at BoingBoing.net writes: Theresa May says there should be no “means of communication” which “we cannot read” — and no doubt many in her party will agree with her, politically. But if they understood the technology, they would be shocked to their boots. Perhaps we should no longer assume that politicians ‘do »
After quickstarting a Lektor site, a next obvious thing to do is to add a feed to the site’s blog. Fortunately, Lektor has a growing ecosystem of plugins, one of them creates atom feeds. Installation of lektor-atom The plugin to install is lektor-atom, and is installed via the terminal: lektor add plugin lektor-atom lektor build »
New controls are arguably an improvement, but data collection remains mandatory for most. Source: Windows 10 Creators Update to rejig privacy settings in a move unlikely to please anyone | Ars Technica UK
Unclutter Firefox by following a few simple tweaks.