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Predictions on Twitch

2021-01-25

Recording my initial thoughts on Twitch's new Channel Point Predictions feature

Subtracting from the blob

2021-01-02

Creative work is subtractive. How does this affect my career development?

Misleading with percent changes of percentages

2020-10-12

If I say unemployment increased by 2%, is that a big deal or not?

Jumping in the deep end with Workman

2020-10-09

Documenting how I started to use the Workman keyboard layout full-time.

Understanding quine-central: the source code

2020-09-27

An explanation of how quine-central generates quine loops.

RC day 5

2020-09-26

Reflecting on my fifth and final day at RC.

RC day 4

2020-09-24

Reflecting on my fourth day at RC.

Understanding quine-central: how do quine loops work?

2020-09-24

An explanation of how the quine loops generated by quine-central work.

RC day 3

2020-09-23

Reflecting on my third day at RC.

RC day 2

2020-09-22

Reflecting on my second day at RC.

RC day 1

2020-09-21

Reflecting on my first day at RC.

My goals for RC

2020-09-20

I'm participating in a Recurse Center mini-batch. Here are my goals.

Brushing my teeth

2020-09-07

Committing to taking control of my oral hygiene and focusing on reality instead of feeling sorry for myself.

PipedInputStream and PipedOutputStream gotchas

2020-07-18

A couple of gotchas I encountered while using Java's PipedInputStream and PipedOutputStream classes.

Grayscale screens

2020-07-11

My experience using grayscale mode on my phone and laptop.

Using Workman

2020-07-10

An update on my progress towards using the Workman keyboard layout full-time.

This blog has an RSS feed

2020-06-27

Detailing the script I wrote to generate an RSS feed for my blog and why I wrote it.

Project retrospective: EDM Scraper

2020-06-13

Looking back on EDM Scraper, a service that sends me a daily email of nearby concerts.

Learning Workman

2020-06-06

My experience after two weeks of learning to type using the Workman keyboard layout.

Unlocking SSH keys using pass

2020-05-29

My setup for automatically unlocking SSH keys with passwords stored in pass, the standard Unix password manager.

Rate-limit right before allocating

2020-05-26

A principle for when in a request’s lifecycle to rate-limit, both ensuring the rate limit is effective and preventing poor user experiences.

A small mindfulness win

2020-05-25

How in one particular situation I used mindfulness to counteract social anxiety about meeting new people.

What would we do if we didn't do code review?

2020-04-24

Grouping code review's benefits into three categories and suggesting that another software development practice could partially replace it.