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    Seven

    May 21, 2022

    Lorelei turned seven this week.

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    Books and cats and books and cats and….

    Apr 24, 2022

    The end of last week we were in Connecticut and Andrea wanted to go to a used book store, so I suggested we go to the Niantic Book Barn.

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    Museum of Science

    Apr 19, 2022

    Spending a school-break day underwhelmed at the Boston Museum of Science.

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    The Three-Body Problem or the Three-Book problem?

    Apr 16, 2022

    In this era of “more of everything” it’s nice to enjoy something that ends.

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    Why Didn’t Someone Tell Me This Sooner?

    Apr 11, 2022

    Sometimes a cigar is just a useless thing to learn about.

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    An obvious bug

    Apr 9, 2022

    A minimal reproduction of a bug that took too long to find.

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    The most writing in human history

    Apr 4, 2022

    There’s more writing going on now than ever before in human history.

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    React 18

    Mar 30, 2022

    React 18 is now available on npm.

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    Two articles on web APIs

    Mar 19, 2022

    Web links worth reading on Canvas2D and the File System Access API.

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    Another set of speakers for the $100 speaker shootout

    Mar 15, 2022

    Edifier R1280T compared to the JBL 104, Apple Mini and Sonos Symfonisk.

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    All we need is just a little patience

    Mar 13, 2022

    Two things I worked on this weekend.

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    Interesting reads from the last week

    Mar 12, 2022

    Throughout the week I throw interesting articles in my Things inbox, to either file or re-read on the weekend. I’m clearing it out, but these are some I thought you might enjoy.

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    My favorite part of TypeScript is debugging the config

    Mar 10, 2022

    I love TypeScript, I do.

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    Take my books, please

    Mar 2, 2022

    I reorganized my office recently and — there’s too many books!

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    Netflix’s Explained: Coding

    Mar 1, 2022

    Oh, now I know how to do it.

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    5 Accessibility Quick Wins (and two for this site)

    Feb 28, 2022

    Practical A11Y improvements.

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    First ride

    Feb 24, 2022

    66 and sunny.

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    Compact discs

    Feb 21, 2022

    The last time I stopped by my parent’s house they handed me a medium sized box full of my old CDs. As an elder-millennial I did have an iPod and a hard drive full of mp3s in college, so these CDs were from the pre-Internet days, and none of them were good enough that I wanted them around after graduating college. So, take a trip down memory lane with me, by way of CD.

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    Oblique Strategies

    Feb 21, 2022

    At some point I found a webpage that had an entire list of Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies. I put it in a Bear note but that doesn’t quite capture the “I just need a new way of thinking aspect” of it, so I put the list on a page, and it grabs one from the list at random.

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    The cognitive dissonance of digital communication.

    Feb 14, 2022

    Is a human on a Zoom call just an avatar of a human?

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    The motion of the ocean

    Feb 13, 2022

    Tides go out, tides come in.

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    My first podcast appearance

    Feb 10, 2022

    Because my wife is an amazing podcaster and, when it comes to dealing with me, editor.

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    TIL, you can download your iCloud data

    Feb 3, 2022

    Why bother with Finder when you can grab them straight from the cloud itself.

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    When you steal your ideas for a self-driving car from Maximum Overdrive

    Feb 2, 2022

    Full self-driving beta controls the whole car, but you’ll only need the edge of your seat!

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    Effortless

    Jan 30, 2022

    Notes on the book Effortless, by Greg McKeown.

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    Wintering

    Jan 29, 2022

    Some ice, and some snow.

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    The End of Everything

    Jan 23, 2022

    Happy Sunday, life is meaningless. But not just yours, everyone's!

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    The Platinum is in Another Castle

    Jan 20, 2022

    On “beating” modern games.

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    Hygge

    Jan 18, 2022

    Oh to be a cat.

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    Annual maintenance

    Jan 15, 2022

    Pandemic musings while waiting for an oil change. And tire rotation. Oh and the inspection, don’t forget that.

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