Mostly Technical

Dec 25

Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extend. -

“Every line of code is written without reason, maintained out of weakness, and deleted by chance” Jean-Paul Sartre’s Programming in ANSI C. Every line of code written comes at a price: maintenance. To avoid paying for a lot of code, we build reusable software. via Pocket

Dec 16

This Restaurant Has Spent 1,200 Years Perfecting a Christmas Dinner -

Since its opening in 803 A.D., Salzburg’s St. Peter Stiftskulinarium has served the likes of Christopher Columbus, Johann Georg Faust, and hometown hero Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. via Pocket

Dec 15

Video: Tiff Needell Reviews the New BMW 8 Series -

One of my favorite presenters in the automotive realm today is, without a doubt, Tiff Needell. via Pocket

Dec 14

What We Do -

Afiniti Enterprise Behavioral Pairing™ uses artificial intelligence to identify subtle and valuable patterns of human interaction in order to pair individuals on the basis of behavior, leading to more successful interactions and measurable increases in enterprise profitability. via Pocket

Dec 11

15 High-Protein Smoothies That Will Keep You Full for Hours -

Believe it or not, you can slurp your way to stronger muscles. While many smoothie recipes are devoid of nutrients and sneak in high amounts of sugar, high-protein smoothies can be a healthy eater’s dream if you blend wisely. via Pocket

Dec 10

Certified sustainable palm oil may kill more wildlife, say scientists -

Palm-oil forests certified as sustainable are being destroyed faster than non-certified land, experts have found, in a study they say blows the lid on any claims that the oil can be destruction-free. via Pocket

Dec 04

One Classic Bloody Mary to Rule Them All -

Rub the juicy side of the lemon or lime wedge along the lip of a pint glass. Roll the outer edge of the glass in celery salt until fully coated. via Pocket

Dec 02

How To Play Music on HomePod When Activating HomeKit Scenes Using Siri Shortcuts -

Although HomePod is available in Apple’s Home app, the company’s smart home speaker as of yet can’t be integrated into HomeKit scenes and automations. via Pocket

Oct 30

Learn to fall asleep in 2 minutes or less using this genius technique from the U.S. Army -

Even if your bedtime routine earns a solid A+ on the chill scale (read: no phones allowed), you still might find yourself among the 35 percent of adults who clock less than 7 hours of sleep per night. So it’s worth adding one more two-minute technique to your zzz’s tool kit, courtesy of the U.S. via Pocket

Oct 19

falahati/HeliosDisplayManagement -

GitHub is home to over 28 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together. via Pocket

Oct 03

A comprehensive guide to using CSS Grid -

The CSS Grid Layout module introduces a new and versatile system for positioning elements within a website layout through the use of a highly customisable grid. CSS Grid is now supported by the last two versions of all major browsers so it’s about time we start adopting it in all our projects. via Pocket

Sep 14

The Briefing: The 'United States of Apathy' elected Trump -

WASHINGTON – “Nobody” won the race for president in Western New York in 2016, part of an overwhelming nationwide landslide that brought “Nobody” 445 electoral votes – more than any candidate since President Ronald Reagan in 1984. via Pocket

Sep 08

Re-Assembling the Web with Web Assembly and Blazor -

The Web has been powered by a single language on the client since the very beginnings of the Web as a platform. via Pocket

Jul 27

29 Foods the World’s Healthiest People Eat Every Day -

We’ve all marveled at those ridiculously amazing people who can still do back flips at age 90. Well, physician Steve Bowers, D.O., and his wife Elizabeth Shimer Bowers went a step farther. They wanted to know what incredibly healthy people had in common. via Pocket

Jul 20

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values -

To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience “optimal levels of frustration.” It is our job to love and support them through their struggles, but to refrain from solving their problems for them. via Pocket