If you’re not failing, you’re not trying. The goal is not to eliminate failure entirely—it’s to minimize the impact (and perhaps frequency, to whatever extent is possible) of failure. Learn and proceed.
Good night, little druid.
Call me an old crank if you will, but I just am not attracted to the idea of talking to a computer.
Ads can be much more than an annoyance. Sometimes they provide a handy window for attackers to get into your computer, even on sites you think you can trust. Stop contributing to the online advertising economy: find indie sites that provide a useful service, and pay them for that service.
If you believe the FBI’s B.S. about being completely hamstrung by their inability to backdoor encryption on smartphones, ask yourself what they did before cellular phones existed.
If you run a Web server, don’t forget to set up DNS to handle your domain(s) with and without a www prefix. The first twenty years of the Web really hammered the whole www thing into people’s heads, perhaps permanently.
Imagine what the world would be like if software occasionally worked.
I had a cold on New Year’s, and I think I’m already getting another one. It’s the least wonderful time of the year.
There’s no such thing as a “side-hustle.” It’s all just work.
There’s nothing worse for a weekend than persistent dread about the week ahead. Except maybe a plumbing explosion.
Don’t make the mistake of assuming your time is more valuable than others’ time. We are all the same, and time is priceless for everyone.
Sadness is an illusion. So is happiness. If the choice is yours, the choice is obvious.
I officially reject any information which is attributed simply to “Officials.”
Claire McCaskill, the Democratic senior senator from Missouri, voted for cloture. “The Show-Me State” indeed.
For a half second there, it looked like the Senate might act in favor of the people it putatively represents in voting against renewal of Section 702 of the FISA law. In the end, they pulled together and screwed us all, just as you knew they would.
My cat is weird. She was just lying there quietly with her head squished up against the oven door.
There’s more to everything you see than what you see at first.