Just noticed that Mastodon prefixes a
user’s homepage route with the @at
symbol. Pragmatic and clever name spacing? Tempting. Though I’d still prefer a
URL of the form:
Yeah… superficial, but it looks cleaner.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee (© Tony Barber/Getty Images)
Applications often use HTTP as a substrate to create HTTP-based APIs. This document specifies best practices for writing specifications
For the last year, we’ve been working on the development of rust-minidump, a pure-Rust replacement for the minidump-processing half of google-breakpad. The first in this two-part series explains what minidumps are, and how we made rust-minidump. The …
In my country, political has at least three classes/levels. These are: spin doctor, spin master, and spin grand–master. Most citizens are easily spooked, so it’s easy pickings for politicians/journalists/pundits — the usual. Best to ignore news/politics. Tracking outrage is a fundamental futility, unless it’s your job. ;-)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City (© Susanne Pommer/Shutterstock)
Claws Mail is a great mail client. It interoperates nicely with any text editor and has a flat file design structure (many use case possibilities). The negatives are that the interface is a bit dated and runs on a single thread.
Elephant walking in the Okavango River, Botswana (© Markus Pavlowsky/Getty Images)
In freelancing your job is not to be a hero, but to attract blame and lose arguments swiftly and strategically.
Customer service, you know?
> technical problems. This is an axiom. Your
tools don’t resolve people problems, only technical problems.
Everything’s dandy when accolades go up and around. Compliments directed only at you? Bad news.
Style beats substance.
Attitude beats competence.
Foreign beats local credibility.
Scapegoats (blame deflection) and messengers/prophets (indirection) are the norm. Navigating this is a dark art, and yes, the human mind is magical and highly superstitious.