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First Snow 2020

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Libraries of the Future

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Libraries of the future

Now I have my materials in hand.

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How to adjust your car mirrors

I’ve been doing it this way for ages and it works quite well. Though recommended by the SAE, it usually pushes the mirrors right to their adjustment limit. Apparently the car makers don’t read the SAE journal.

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RZA, Ice Cream Man

In case you’re wondering why…

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Today is Sept 21

That’s today!
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Custom Painting a Car

File this under #oddly-satisfying. Fun watching a master at work.

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YouTube intros

This may be the finest intro yet.

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How has it been 19 years

Never Forget. Support our first responders.

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The Beaten Path

I remember when I first started Ruby; we were using JRuby in the early days of CircleCI, and also Mongo. Both of those were well supported, with many people using them. However, we seemed to be the first to ever use them together and I quickly put together this rule of thumb:

You can go off the beaten path once and be OK, but not twice.

Paul Biggar, First thoughts on Rust vs. OCaml

Also this gem:

Programming in Rust reminds me a lot of programming in C++: you add a const to one function, and then you have to follow that const around the entire codebase until you finally get to the place where you learn it actually can’t be const, and so fuck you.