I’ve been tinfoil-hat mode about Facebook since I worked with their API back around 2014. Back then, a 3rd-party developer could get access to your entire list of friends when you added their app (things like Mafia Wars), and they didn’t even need any further permissions. I haven’t confirmed it myself, but I had once […]
It’s important to have a range of experiences in order to know just how good or how bad a situation is. Think of the child that refuses to eat new foods and instead will only eat chicken nuggets with ketchup. By avoiding new foods, they lock themselves into believing that the mediocracy of the chicken […]
I was dead-set on making a sandwich for dinner tonight, but ending up burning the last two pieces of bread while toasting them because I was engrossed by a video about a salt mine and lost track of time. The resulting carbon wafers went into the trash. All of the sandwich ingredients were already laid […]
Oftentimes when I work on computers, I follow a series of steps, and the first step is always “drink lots of booze”.