The moral of The Thing is "be yourself but other people might be the Thing so watch your ass"
good read about human and machine interface design and how accidents happen
i poured myself a glass of water. water is so strange at this scale.
slack, dns, outage? Show more
Uh, did slack's DNS providers just uniformly stop serving their addresses in my direction? Resolving status.slack.com on google DNS or directly from their DNS provider according to http://dns.squish.net/traverses/c655db667abc72cad7760121f33575d9 gives me NXDOMAINs.
Impressive, if so.
a terrible mashup idea that works Show more
omfg @tef this is horrid but you need to know https://twitter.com/superdeluxe/status/1042782936842424320
Good rule of thumb: “Nobody here is trying to be racist on purpose, it’s just our rules have a racist outcome and that’s not our fault!” is not a strong defense
Hint: there can be bad laws, and bad policies, and bad rules, not just bad people
I have finally figured out what to say to a person giving a lecture about a computer system:
Break a prod
*slaps roof of the movies* this bad boy can fit so many Eiffel Towers in it
Apps like Pocket and other blogs understood that users want to read the content. So when users start scrolling down to READ the content they hide the sticky header. When user scrolls top, they predict that user might want something else and display the bar again. Nice experience.
Navigation, especially on sites and apps that focus on content reading should be like a good friend: around to help when you need them but don't want them to be around 24/7 ^^
Seeing the "federation" discussed here in a Starfleet context is really weird, you all. Also delightful.
Reflections on roasting rust
t o r t u r e
g a m e r s
w i t h
b a d
v i d e o g a m e s
Every planet in the star trek universe has hallway-like cave systems conveniently located wherever our heroes happen to land or crash.
It can't be a coincidence.
What if all of the star trek series actually take place in a holodeck in which our heroes have been trapped only they don't realize it?