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winston the third on Twitter: "I love to have a robust queue of terms available to insult and shame my enemies, such as "chucklefuck". Help me build a good list of terms to make my opponents face the horrid ineptitude or awfulness of their ideas without r
(Winston on some nonableist insults:)
“I love to have a robust queue of terms available to insult and shame my enemies, such as ‘chucklefuck’. Help me build a good list of terms to make my opponents face the horrid ineptitude or awfulness of their ideas without reinforcing ableist ideas. What are your favorites?

“Replies so far include ‘fuckwad’, ‘douche noodle’, ‘knucklefuck’, ‘asshats’, ‘chuckleclown’, ‘fuckweasel’ and this ruthless strategy:
‘“more related to the prompt, I find that the most cutting retort can be just plainly stating the facts of the situation in an unflattering light. like, if they say something rude to you, ‘you’re being rude to me for no reason, as is known to be how you act.’”

‘more related to the prompt, I find that the most cutting retort can be just plainly stating the facts of the situation in an unflattering light. like, if they say something rude to you, ‘you’re being rude to me for no reason, as is known to be how you act.’’

‘yeah the trick is that ‘I feel like you do this’ and ‘it is known that you do this’ are technically equivalent but the latter has much more of an air of ‘your peers held a trial in absentia and you failed’’”
insults  ableism  2019  suchwinston  twitter 
3 hours ago by handcoding
Joseph Silber on Twitter: "`git checkout` has too many responsibilities. It's used for both switching branches, and for restoring individual files to a previous state. So in git 2.23, it's being split into two distinct commands: `git switch` & `git re
“git checkout has too many responsibilities. It’s used for both switching branches, and for restoring individual files to a previous state.

“So in git 2.23, it’s being split into two distinct commands:

“git switch & git restore

“A welcome change.”
git  checkout  joseph_silber  twitter  2019 
5 hours ago by handcoding
Corded Drills | Bosch Power Tools
The Wirecutter’s pick for best cordless drill—and the upgrade pick for best cordless drill—were both from Bosch. So it stands to reason that Bosch’s corded drill would be pretty good too.
boschtools  2019  drills  wirecutter  recommendations  wishlist 
6 hours ago by handcoding
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Guide: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options
“Your doctor also will review your current medications. Some medications can loosen the esophageal sphincter. These include:

“• Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and naproxen
• Blood pressure or heart medications such as calcium channel blockers and nitroglycerin
• Osteoporosis drugs called bisphosphonates
• Progestins, such as progesterone
• Medicines that reduce the amount of saliva you produce, such as antihistamines and antidepressants”
gerd  acidreflux  antihistamines  health  progesterone  2019 
12 hours ago by handcoding
Mededitor on Twitter: "As I work in my home office, carbon dioxide builds up in the room and the mosquitoes come looking for a snack (aka me). Tired of getting bitten, I sprang for this Senca Electric Mosquito Killer. AND IT WORKS - caught a dozen of the
“As I work in my home office, carbon dioxide builds up in the room and the mosquitoes come looking for a snack (aka me). Tired of getting bitten, I sprang for this Senca Electric Mosquito Killer. AND IT WORKS - caught a dozen of the bastards thanks to photocatalytic technology.

“Plugs into the wall or a USB port. A purple light glows inside, at a frequency mosquitoes find irresistible. A silent fan creates enough downforce to suck them into the lower chamber, where they die and desiccate. Since installing it, I haven’t been bitten again. Recommended.”
mosquitos  mozzies  Mededitor  twitter  2019  recommendations 
yesterday by handcoding
Hilary Stohs-Krause @ #WSC2019Conf on Twitter: "Salary transparency: What is it? * Names and exact salaries, along with other benefits * Not a summary of salary data * Not salary ranges @nancy_hawa #WSC2019Conf" / Twitter
“Salary transparency: What is it?

“* Names and exact salaries, along with other benefits
“* Not a summary of salary data
“* Not salary ranges

“Salary transparency: Who should push for it?

“* Cis straight white men
“* Use your privilege (ie: easier for white women than WOC)
“* Do it on your way out (minimimze risk)
“* Don’t fight a losing battle (not worth emotional stress)

“Salary transparency: Reasons companies are against

“* ‘Protect employees’ privacy’
“* ‘Salaries aren’t equitable, and we don’t have the money to fix it.’
“* ‘Salaries aren’t equitable, and we just don’t want to fix it.’

“Addressing the issue of employee privacy re: salary transparency

“* It’s the norm in most industries
“* ‘Stigma of talking about money is kind of a rich-person thing; people without money talk about it ALL the time.’
“* Discomfort is sign of inequity

“Tips for encouraging salary transparency: Make your leadership feel like heroes 🙌🏻
“‘You have a chance to change the norms of the entire tech industry!’
“(Conversely, making them feel like villains for not doing it will get you nowhere.)

“Q: Why isn’t publishing salary ranges enough?
“A: Because it masks the exponential and long-term effects that even a $5,000 difference can make over length of career.

“Whoa!
“‘The entire country of Norway has salary transparency … and Norway hasn’t shut down.’”

“‘Technically, you cannot be fired for sharing your salary (with coworkers) … that does not mean that you _won’t_ be fired for it.’
“- @nancy_hawa, referencing @EricaJoy’s efforts to change the culture of pay inequity at Google #WSC2019Conf

“How to make salaries transparent:

“* Actually publish them, with advance notice
“* Outline a clear process for providing feedback and sharing feelings
“* Announce a firm date for when salaries will be adjusted, and backdate raises if process takes longer

“When @nancy_hawa’s company did this, _every woman_ got a raise, and the highest pay bump went to a queer woman of color. #WSC2019Conf”
salary  hilarysk  twitter  2019  threads  transparency  work  jobs 
yesterday by handcoding
Calico: Magical Girls Running Cat Cafés~ by Kells — Kickstarter
“Calico is a calm and cozy cat cafe simulator where you pet cats, decorate your cafe, and hang out with witches and magical girls!”
games  kickstarter  videogames  2019  mac  macos  osx  software 
yesterday by handcoding
What the #BoycottCVS movement could mean for CVS and ultimately for Walgreens | Thinknum Media
“On Tuesday, two hashtags were trending and building major momemntum on Twitter related to CVS: #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare. That’s because as of today, CVS is reportedly threatening to deny birth control pills to Pill Club members who use the service to help pay for their prescriptions.”
cvs  pharmacies  walgreens  2019  birthcontrol 
yesterday by handcoding
Birth Control Access at Pharmacies - NARAL Pro-Choice America
“These are the only states that guarantee women’s birth-control prescriptions will be filled.”

As of 2019, the states include: California, Washinton (state), Nevada, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Maine.
birthcontrol  pharmacies  2019  states 
yesterday by handcoding
YouTube shuts down music companies’ use of manual copyright claims to steal creator revenue | TechCrunch
“YouTube is making a change to its copyright enforcement policies around music used in videos, which may result in an increased number of blocked videos in the shorter term — but overall, a healthier ecosystem in the long term. Going forward, copyright owners will no longer be able to monetize creator videos with very short or unintentional uses of music via YouTube’s ‘Manual Claiming’ tool. Instead, they can choose to prevent the other party from monetizing the video or they can block the content. However, YouTube expects that by removing the option to monetize these sorts of videos themselves, some copyright holders will instead just leave them alone.”
youtube  music  monetization  video  techcrunch  2019 
yesterday by handcoding
Understanding Success Criterion 6.1.1: Give a Shit
“Success Criterion 6.1.1 Give a Shit (Level A): For the love of God and all that is Holy, get over yourself, stop dragging your heels and make the shit you create accessible. And seriously: actually frickin’ care about it as well. Don’t make me come over there!”
wcag  accessibility  a11y  2019 
yesterday by handcoding
welcome | osu!
(@randileeharper recommended this rhythm game, saying:)
“it is very fun! but it is also VERY difficult to get into. i love it because it’s like music therapy, and requires enough concentration that it works for adhd/anxiety (for me, anyways). most people get frustrated after trying it, but if you stick with it, it gets easier. :)”

(via: https://twitter.com/randileeharper/status/1162360875711250432)
games  opensource  osu  ppy  2019  mac  macos  osx  software  videogames  recommendations  via:randileeharper 
yesterday by handcoding
Hells Yeah Kells Yeah on Twitter: "If you like this wholesome tweet you might love this wholesome game I'm making! @CalicoGame is about magical girls running a cat cafe! Check it out. :) https://t.co/Up5g4m9t7C" / Twitter
(This game looks to be low-stress but fun!)

“If you like this wholesome tweet you might love this wholesome game I’m making!

“@CalicoGame
“is about magical girls running a cat cafe! Check it out. :)”
cats  games  videogames  2019  pkkaos  twitter  mac  macos  osx  software 
yesterday by handcoding
Hells Yeah Kells Yeah on Twitter: "I've had male friends before ask me what an appropriate compliment is, so here is an actual not even a joke trick: combine "rad", "cool" or "awesome" with an attribute the woman has control over. I have never been offend
(This is actually a pretty apt recap of how to compliment women—or people of any gender:)

“I’ve had male friends before ask me what an appropriate compliment is, so here is an actual not even a joke trick: combine ‘rad’, ‘cool’ or ‘awesome’ with an attribute the woman has control over. I have never been offended by ‘you have rad hair’ or ‘your boots are cool’

“The key is ‘something they have control over.’ They choose their clothing, hair, makeup, tattoos, shoes. Not their lips, eyes, or figure. I super appreciate someone complimenting things I chose to represent me.”
compliments  pkkaos  twitter  2019  canonical 
yesterday by handcoding
Col-o-ring Ink Testing Book | The Well-Appointed Desk Shop
Oh, this looks like something worth getting!

“With the combined efforts of The Well-Appointed Desk and Skylab Letterpress, we put our heads together to create THE PERFECT INK TESTING BOOK, The Col-o-ring.”
ink  2019  wishlist 
yesterday by handcoding
CLC Monthly Meeting | Dallas AFL-CIO Council
(For the Central Labor Council meetings in Dallas:)
“Repeats every month on February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the third Thursda”
dallas  labor  aflcio  2019  meetings  unions 
2 days ago by handcoding
Homebridge
(I ~think~ this might be the home-automation jobbie that Casey Liss uses?)
“Homebridge is a lightweight NodeJS server that emulates the iOS HomeKit API.”
caseyliss  automation  homeautomation  homekit  2019 
2 days ago by handcoding
Emoji Genius – List of Emoji Names | Genius
This is an okay-ish list of emojis and their text alternatives.
2019  accessibility  emoji 
2 days ago by handcoding
Why You Should Use Silicone Straws | FN Dish - Behind-the-Scenes, Food Trends, and Best Recipes : Food Network | Food Network
“Enter silicone straws to save the day. Reusable and long-lasting, these little guys are the answer. They’re dishwasher safe and come with little straw squeegees for easy cleaning. The silicone also stays at room temperature, so go ahead and use a straw for hot tea if you want! They’re flexible and bendy, so you can squish them into your bag or shove them into a kitchen drawer. You can even cut them down to fit nicely in wine glasses to avoid red-wine-stained teeth. And did we mention how fun and bright they are? There’s a color for every occasion”
straws  plastic  silicone  2019  foodnetwork 
2 days ago by handcoding
needlessly obscenity-laced on Twitter: "i'm about to do a thread about tech stuff and im drinking coffee while trying to figure out how to say the things i wanna say without dunking too hard on a piece of software way too many of y'all love (and by extens
(Also: Here’s the Convopage page for this thread:
https://convopage.com/c/1162013568247586821 )

“@randileeharper on Home Assistant / Hass:

“I’m about to do a thread about tech stuff and im drinking coffee while trying to figure out how to say the things i wanna say without dunking too hard on a piece of software way too many of y’all love (and by extension, dunking on y’all).

“The thread isn’t even about 90s Linux culture. But it’s the best comparison I have. And it was b a d

“Ok. Here goes.

“IoT is fun and all, but for the home consumer, it’s really, really, really really really really really bad if you try to do anything beyond hue + alexa. and i don’t see a way out of this hellhole in the near future.

“I used to love fucking around with things. I wanted to customize shit. I wanted to know the nuts and bolts of how things worked. this is why unix was great. this is why linux was fun back in the 90s. but it wasn’t consumer ready.

“Now I’m old as fuck and I just want shit to work because I don’t want to spend my time working on dumb shit that’s already solved but iot is intriguing enough to me that my reservations about going beyond using a pretty frontend UI/good user experience were put aside.

“But it was still a journey where I tried to take the path of least resistance - and that decision was made after first attempting to run home assistant on an rpi 3b. Because fuck Home Assistant. Seriously. Fuck that piece of software, fuck the people that made it, fuck it all.

“First off, people refer to Home Assistant as Hass. But http://hass.io isn’t actually home assistant. It’s like this distribution of Home Assistant. And the instructions aren’t interchangable. But different sites that rank high in Google interchangably link between the two.

“And this wasn’t really clear to me when I first tried home assistant. Plus I wanted to install it on my rpi without actually hooking up a monitor because I’m fucking lazy and I’d rather hand edit config files to make shit work, but guess what? Linux is still a piece of shit.

“And even modifying the files like instructions said to do didn’t allow me to be lazy. Because systemd is a thing. Because networkmanager is a thing. What the fuck is network manager? I don’t even know. I don’t care. Don’t tell me what it is. I really don’t care. It’s garbage.

“So someone told me about Hubitat, and I really liked Hubitat! It’s so much better than SmartThings. The development community for it seemed kind of rad, but the documentation for writing apps was lacking, to say the least.

“As far as user experiences go, Hubitat was the best I’d seen. But it still isn’t end-user friendly. And the more Zwave devices I added, the more apps I added, the more it slowed down until eventually I’d have to reboot it every few days.

“I think one of the apps or custom device drivers was slowing it down, but there’s no access to the backend, so I simply couldn’t tell. So, okay. Let’s give Home Assistant a try again. I got an rpi 4. At this point my rpi3 was being used as NAT/DNS.

“And I hooked it up to a monitor and wasn’t lazy and somehow managed to get it installed just by using pip, so that was nice. There’s a lot of documentation, but I don’t really like the way it’s put together. It’s VERY not-user-friendly.

“The best way to learn how to do things on Home Assistant is to look at other people’s configurations. and the more i dove into the Home Assistant forums and documentation, the more I was reminded of 90’s Linux.

“Which is to say - this is a community built for neckbeard white dudes with too much fukkin time on their hands by neckbeard white dudes with too much fukkin time on their hands. At least I didn’t see anyone using WAF, so that’s +1 for Home Assistant over Hubitat.

“People do a lot with Home Assistant. Not really what I think it was intended to do in the first place? And just because you can doesn’t necessarily mean you should… But they did some really cool things. I see the appeal.

“But unlike 90s Linux, no one is targeting ‘Home Assistant in every home!’ so they are focusing way too much on the cool things and not enough on the ease of use and that is what I mean by neckbeard white dudes with too much fukkin time on their hands.

“If you want a market to grow, you make it accessible. with accessibility comes users. with users comes more vendors making more cool shit. This is what advances the market. This is what gives you more cool toys to play with.

“I’ve been running Home Assistant for a few weeks. It took quite a while to get my Zwave shit all moved over. I haven’t even started on my Zigbee stuff yet. but then I started playing with Hass in an AWS instance.

“And it’s nice! It does add some accessibility. It makes a lot of things easier. It adds a lot of cool shit that is dumb as fuck but also really nice?

“Like a visual studio code-like editor in the browser. Did I mention you have to SSH in and hand-edit config files to do like… anything? And then you have to restart the entire godamn thing. yeah, some parts you can restart in the browser, but what the fuck is ‘core’?

“It gives you easy access to add a lot of apps that people have written.

“But Home Assistant eats CPU like what the fuck dude why what are you even doing calm down

“Anyone that says they run Home Assistant on some weakass device is lying or not doing much with it.

“I’m not even running any of the cool extensions but i’ve got enough Zwave traffic that my rpi 4 is usually at 2 load when it’s just doing normal shit. Nodered eats a little cpu, but Home Assistant is greedy.

“I’ve got it working, which was hours. HOURS. HOURRRRRS. DAYS. of my life.

“I do not give up my time to any one piece of technology easily. And my config still only has a few automations.

“So now I’m having this tech existential crisis. Because i have things working, more or less. but Hass looks cool and I kind of want the visual studio code editor in the browser and I could do it without Hass (it’s a user extension) but it wouldn’t be as easy and Hass looks rad

“But why? What’s the point? What’s the point of any of it? I have it working. I don’t need this. It’s probably just going to bog down my rpi 4 more, and what’s next, do I go and get a fucking 1u server for my apartment? I AM NOT LIVING THAT LIFE ANYMORE.

“I’m probably still going to end up getting another SD card so I can try to pop Hass onto this rpi 4 and have the option of reverting to my former config if it fucks up, and honestly I hate myself for being like this.

“It’s installing slackware from floppies all over again.”
hass  homeassistant  homeautomation  automation  randileeharper  twitter  2019 
2 days ago by handcoding
RYAN RULZ OK on Twitter: "Seriously, this thread is wild. Start at the top: every observation that working for Amazon MIGHT not be super great is answered by a different Amazon Ambassador account, all speaking in the same corporate voice, all saying how m
“Seriously, this thread is wild. Start at the top: every observation that working for Amazon MIGHT not be super great is answered by a different Amazon Ambassador account, all speaking in the same corporate voice, all saying how much they love Amazon. Definitely cool and normal”
amazon  ryanqnorth  twitter  2019  boycotts 
2 days ago by handcoding
Hypo Pet
“The published work, led by HypoPet’s Zurich-based research team (in collaboration with researchers from the Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Centre Riga, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich and the Functional Genomics Centre Zürich, University of Zürich), showed that HypoPet’s virus-like particle vaccine targeting the major feline allergen (i.e. Fel d 1) to which humans are allergic, successfully induced Fel d 1 binding antibodies in cats and that these antibodies neutralized the allergen. Furthermore, the HypoCat™ vaccine was reported to be well tolerated without any overt toxicity. The data described in the paper were generated from 4 separate studies involving a total of 54 cats.”
cats  allergies  2019 
3 days ago by handcoding
Oral allergy syndrome - Wikipedia
“Oral allergy syndrome (OAS) is a type of food allergy classified by a cluster of allergic reactions in the mouth and throat in response to eating certain (usually fresh) fruits, nuts, and vegetables that typically develops in adults with hay fever.”

“OAS is not a separate food allergy, but rather represents cross-reactivity between distant remnants of tree or weed pollen still found in certain fruits and vegetables. Therefore, OAS is only seen in people with seasonal pollen allergies, and mostly people who are allergic to tree pollen. It is usually limited to ingestion of uncooked fruits or vegetables.”

(via: http://ask.metafilter.com/162984/Why-am-I-developing-all-kinds-of-food-intolerances)
allergies  wikipedia  2019  food 
3 days ago by handcoding
Allergic contact dermatitis from medical adhesive bandages in patients who report having a reaction to medical bandages. - PubMed - NCBI
“We were able to identify an allergen in four patients that was related to their presumed adhesive allergy (Mastisol, neomycin/bacitracin [two different patients], and cortisone-10 cream, respectively). However, there were no positive allergic reactions to the tapes or bandages or any relevant allergic reactions to our customized adhesive tray. Eight (73%) of the 11 patients who had the bandage or tape left on for 7 days had an irritant reaction.”
allergies  bandaids  adhesive  2019 
3 days ago by handcoding
3 Alternatives If You're Allergic To Band-Aids – Cottonique - Allergy-free Apparel
“People who are allergic to band-aids or bandages with adhesive are either allergic to latex or the adhesive itself or both. There are some people who, when they use a band-aid, notice that after they peel off the band-aid rashes appear under the spot where the adhesive touched their skin. This means that they’re allergic to the adhesive. In order to avoid this they can apply a skin preparation barrier film underneath where the band-aid’s adhesive will touch the skin so that it will protect the skin from the adhesive.”
allergies  adhesive  2019  bandaids 
3 days ago by handcoding
💖Taudry Hepburn💖 on Twitter: "Have you ever uploaded an image to a forum or something and it comes out rotated? Once browsers sync up with this change, that'll stop! https://t.co/RjPyn3Q6aT" / Twitter
(The quoted tweet says—)
“Whohoo, the @csswg have changed ‘image-orientation’ initial value to ‘from-image’ so that images on the web should honor EXIF orientation by default!”

(And then the outer tweet says—)
“Have you ever uploaded an image to a forum or something and it comes out rotated? Once browsers sync up with this change, that’ll stop!”
css  images  rotation  tabatkins  twitter  2019  exif  photography 
3 days ago by handcoding
CROKAGE: A New Way to Search Stack Overflow - Stack Overflow Blog
“Relevant code samples or clear, written explanations? A new search engine for Stack Overflow means you don’t have to choose between them any more.”

(via: https://twitter.com/StackOverflow/status/1161643316385112064)

tl;dr: The new search engine is here:
http://www.isel.ufu.br:9000
stackoverflow  search  coding  2019 
3 days ago by handcoding
Preserving Laptop Stickers on MacBooks - Graham Stevens – Grh.am
Oh, this looks neat!

“As it turns out, there is another market which has a very similar set of requirements - vehicle wrapping. They use high-quality vinyl ‘wraps’ (vinyl), allowing folks to alter the colour of their vehicle without an expensive respraying of the bodywork. The same technique is often used to provide entire printed coverage of some company vehicles etc.”
laptops  stickers  2019 
3 days ago by handcoding
Why You Should Be a Socialist | Nathan J. Robinson | Macmillan
“Galley copies of ‘Why You Should Be A Socialist’ have arrived!! On sale in December. Makes an irrefutable case for socialism. If you are a member of the Media and would like an Advance Review Copy, do let me know and I can send one.”

(via: https://twitter.com/NathanJRobinson/status/1161375225172434944)
books  socialism  wishlist  2019  NathanJRobinson 
4 days ago by handcoding
I wrote a tutorial on setting up ActionTiles for SmartThings last weekend while I was setting it up. Hopefully it helps some of you get started. : SmartThings
(It’s hard to say how useful this ActionTiles thing might be, but if you should ever need to mess with those, perhaps this could be worth a look?)

“I wrote a tutorial on setting up ActionTiles for SmartThings last weekend while I was setting it up. Hopefully it helps some of you get started.”

As well, if you should ever need an app to turn an old iPad into a kiosk, one of the commenters in this thread tossed out https://www.kioskproapp.com as a possibility for that.)
actiontiles  webcore  smartthings  reddit  2019  automation  tutorials 
4 days ago by handcoding
Marc Drummond on Twitter: "I made a decision to unfollow anyone who does this with their timeline on the regular. I totally get the urge to share the hate you’re dealing with, that’s awful, you should not have to do so. BUT it’s also okay for others
“I made a decision to unfollow anyone who does this with their timeline on the regular. I totally get the urge to share the hate you’re dealing with, that’s awful, you should not have to do so. BUT it’s also okay for others to decide they do not want to see that hate.”
twitter  unfollow  unfollowing  2019  MarcDrummond 
5 days ago by handcoding
Marc Drummond on Twitter: "One of the choices I’ve made this year is to unfollow people who do a lot of quote tweeting people in their mentions with hateful comments. That means unfollowing some fierce social justice advocates. It just takes a mental he
“One of the choices I’ve made this year is to unfollow people who do a lot of quote tweeting people in their mentions with hateful comments. That means unfollowing some fierce social justice advocates. It just takes a mental health toll day after day, and it’s okay to manage that.”
twitter  unfollowing  MarcDrummond  2019  selfcare 
5 days ago by handcoding
Lucy Knisley on Twitter: "My CatMes are only available to Patrons, and go for $20 each. Here’s the ones I did as examples: https://t.co/Lr9vzGbS4c" / Twitter
(These look like they could be fun—)

“My CatMes are only available to Patrons, and go for $20 each. Here’s the ones I did as examples”
cats  portraits  LucyKnisley  twitter  2019  avatars 
5 days ago by handcoding
Children concentrate better after outdoor lessons in nature, research finds - inews.co.uk
“Children learn better after they are taken outdoors for lessons in nature, according to new research.

“They are much more interested and attentive, allowing teachers to instruct uninterrupted for almost twice as long during subsequent indoor schoolwork.

“Dubbed the ‘nature effect’, it offers an inexpensive and convenient way to improve pupil engagement, a major factor in academic achievement.”
children  learning  nature  science  2019 
5 days ago by handcoding
SL750U - PC Battery Backup - Product Details, Specs, Downloads | CyberPower
This is the slim-style UPS that you bought for the iMac on August 11, 2019 at MicroCenter.

(If it were to die between August 2019 and August 2022, you can take it to MicroCenter to get it replaced for free. No receipt needed.)
microcenter  cyberpower  2019  ups  power 
6 days ago by handcoding
Jess Dweck on Twitter: "PSA: Saying “I don’t like racism but am willing to let it happen so I don’t have to pay taxes” does not make you look as good as you think it does" / Twitter
“PSA: Saying ‘I don’t like racism but am willing to let it happen so I don’t have to pay taxes’ does not make you look as good as you think it does”
TheDweck  twitter  2019  republicans  gop  racism 
8 days ago by handcoding
Wox-launcher/Wox: Launcher for Windows, an alternative to Alfred and Launchy.
“WoX is a launcher for Windows that simply works. It’s an alternative to Alfred and Launchy. You can call it Windows omni-eXecutor if you want a long name.”
github  windows  software  launchbar  2019  launchers 
8 days ago by handcoding
YSK - X percent of Y is equal to Y percent of X. So, if you want to find out what 7% of 50 is, you could instead find out what 50% of 7 is, which is 3.5. This means that 7% of 50 is also equal to 3.5. : YouShouldKnow
(On calculating percentages:)
“YSK - X percent of Y is equal to Y percent of X. So, if you want to find out what 7% of 50 is, you could instead find out what 50% of 7 is, which is 3.5. This means that 7% of 50 is also equal to 3.5.

“More examples: If you want to find out what 2% of 20 is, do 20% of 2 instead and you’ll get 0.4. So, 2% of 20 also equals 0.4.

“Or, 12% of 25 can be alternatively written out as 25% of 12 instead, which would be 3.

“Explanation: Commutative Property. So, 0.07 times 50 will always equal 50 times 0.07”
percentages  math  rulesofthumb  reddit  2019  YouShouldKnow 
8 days ago by handcoding
Lockpick Earrings // Heart - Lockpick Extreme
“This set of earrings features a complete pick set, ensuring that your tools are never out of reach. Each earring features 2 picks and a double-ended turning tool. Whichever tool you select, the other side will give you a turning tool to put to use with it.

“The earrings feature solid Sterling Silver fishhooks and parts, Sterling Silver-plated heart charm, steel lockpick tools, and clear rubber backs.”

(via: https://twitter.com/geekgalgroks/status/1159831364633448457)
lockpicking  earrings  2019  via:geekgalgroks 
8 days ago by handcoding
Shug’s Bagels Will Try to Bring Legit New York Style Bagels to Dallas - Eater Dallas
“New York native Justin Shugrue will attempt to bring legit, New York style bagels with a new shop called Shug’s Bagels. According to GuideLive, the shop will take over the space formerly occupied by Chinese restaurant Lovers Egg Roll at 3020 Mockingbird Lane sometime later this year or in early 2020. Expect kettle-boiled bagels and breakfast sandwiches when Shug’s makes its debut.”
bagels  dallas  restaurants  eater  2019 
8 days ago by handcoding
Michael Tsai - Blog - Excluding From iCloud Drive
“Today I learned that if you put a folder named “Dropbox” in your iCloud Drive, iCloud refuses to upload it. It only says “Ineligible’”
dropbox  icloud  iclouddrive  2019  mjtsai 
9 days ago by handcoding
Michael Tsai - Blog - Apple Card Exporting and Arbitration
“Basically, if you don’t reject the provision, you forfeit any public claim against Goldman Sachs. Arbitration involves an arbiter (not a judge) overseeing the case, and both parties have input into who the arbiter may be. Goldman Sachs will pay the arbitration fees and other costs.
Apple Card lets you use Business Chat to quickly contact customer support, so you can probably send them the above information to opt out.”
arbitration  applecard  creditcards  2019  apple  mjtsai 
9 days ago by handcoding
Downloading YouTube Videos in macOS - TidBITS
“Whatever the reason, you don’t have to rely on Firefox to download videos from YouTube. There are several solutions on the Mac, and I review a few of them here.”
youtube  download  tidbits  mac  macos  osx  2019 
9 days ago by handcoding
assistance:Translocation Problem [Keyboard Maestro Wiki]
If you end up getting weird errors about Keyboard Maestro being “translocated,” this post has some steps that can help with that.

Worst case, you can always run this Terminal command (via the post):
xattr -dr com.apple.quarantine "/Applications/Keyboard Maestro.app"
keyboardmaestro  translocated  software  mac  osx  macos  2019  newcomputer  migration 
9 days ago by handcoding
Staffers at the New York Public Library Share Their Book-Inspired Tattoos
“Tattoos offer an artistic way to pay homage to life’s passions. For the staff of the New York Public Library (NYPL), literature is their life—and they have the body art to prove it. A recent blog post on the NYPL website features a selection of staff members’ tattoos that celebrate their favorite books, inspiring authors, and even now-defunct card catalogs. Each design is as different as their positions within the library.

“The NYPL staff share the special meanings behind their book-inspired tattoos. Some honor their status as ‘book dork,’ such as Emily Pullen, an Assistant Book Buyer at The New York Public Library Shop. Inking her Matilda body art cemented her status as a bibliophile. ‘Several years later [after getting the tattoo],’ she says, ‘I wrote an essay about Matilda that helped me get into grad school for library science. Needless to say, she’s been a source of inspiration for as long as I’ve known her.’”
tattoos  books  libraries  tattooideas  2019 
10 days ago by handcoding
OneLook Dictionary Search
This is a pretty neat site for looking up a word in multiple dictionaries at the same time. It’s pretty neat!
dictionaries  merriamwebster  ahdictionary  2019  lookup  editing  copyediting  canonical 
10 days ago by handcoding
Commas in Dates: How Do You Write a Date? - Elite Editing
This is actually a pretty handy primer on where to use commas with various forms of dates.
commas  dates  2019  language  punctuation 
10 days ago by handcoding
DeAnna Burghart on Twitter: "Ever get back a Word doc and find that the template styles have been changed somehow? Fix it using the spike! Ctrl+A = Select All Ctrl+F3 = Copy to spike New doc with correct template Ctrl+Shift+F3 = Paste from spike The whole
“Ever get back a Word doc and find that the template styles have been changed somehow? Fix it using the spike!
“Ctrl+A = Select All
“Ctrl+F3 = Copy to spike
“New doc with correct template
“Ctrl+Shift+F3 = Paste from spike

“The whole doc, with revisions, with the correct styles.”
DeAnnaBurghart  twitter  2019  word  troubleshooting  styles 
11 days ago by handcoding
Transit-Line-Sling-Pocket-castlerock_1
Bo Ismodo rather liked this sling bag in this comparison video (https://youtu.be/FxfYWQ4L4Ds)
slings  bags  2019 
11 days ago by handcoding
Color picker picks the color *after* browser/application color management · Issue #76 · ThePacielloGroup/CCAe
“On both Windows and macOS, some browsers (and other applications) apply their own color management to CSS color values before displaying them. This means that, depending on the user’s specific color profile, the actual colors displayed don’t necessarily match the CSS values. But the CCA’s picker picks up the displayed (already color managed) colors…leading to inaccurate picks.

“On Windows, it seems that currently only Chrome applies color management for CSS colors. Edge and Firefox don’t.”
colourcontrastanalyser  color  contrast  accessibility  a11y  2019 
11 days ago by handcoding
The trick to viewport units on mobile | CSS-Tricks
(Mat Atkinson recommended this post in case you might ever need to read up on viewport units.)

“Viewport units have always been controversial and some of that is because of how mobile browsers have made things more complicated by having their own opinions about how to implement them.”
css  viewport  vh  vw  2019  recommendations 
11 days ago by handcoding
z-context - Chrome Web Store
“A Chrome DevTools Extension that displays stacking contexts and z-index values in the elements panel

“Why use it? Browsers support a hierarchy of stacking contexts, rather than a single global one. This means that z-index values are often used incorrectly, and arbitrarily high values get set.

“By Using Z-Context, you’ll know:

“- If the current element creates a stacking context, and why
“- What its parent stacking context is
“- The z-index value”
chrome  extensions  zindex  css  2019 
12 days ago by handcoding
Solved: OS X Mojave 10.14.5 won't log in with 2 Factor - Dropbox Community - 354731
(Apparently some people are having—or have had—issues with Dropbox’s two-factor authentication on Mojove:)
“Brand new iMac Pro, Mojave 10.14.5. Dropbox is the first program I’ve installed.

“When I go to login with the desktop app, it accepts email and password, but when I enter the 2-Factor code, nothing happens. The little progress wheel spins once and goes away. The window stays in place.”
mojoave  macos  osx  mac  2019  dropbox  10.14 
12 days ago by handcoding
DOTS RPG Project
If you should ever need some Braille dice, it looks like you can get some here.
dice  braille  2019  accessibility  a11y 
12 days ago by handcoding
Meerkat Sounds When They Get  Scritched... - Album on Imgur
via @effies: “The happiest meerkat makes delighted squeaks and gets scritches. (sound on)”

(via: https://twitter.com/effies/status/1158438298735398912)
effies  twitter  cute  video  meerkats  2019 
12 days ago by handcoding
Technology Connections on Twitter: "I generally like my Nest thermostat, but I gotta tell you the Nest developers seem hell-bent on making sure the app is vague. Take this setting; Cool-to-dry This sounds like a handy thing for when you're away for a whil
(In case you might ever get a Nest thermostat, this thread goes over what its “Cool to Dry” setting does:)

“I generally like my Nest thermostat, but I gotta tell you the Nest developers seem hell-bent on making sure the app is vague.

“Take this setting; Cool-to-dry

“This sounds like a handy thing for when you’re away for a while, ensuring it doesn’t get too humid.

“But. Specifics?”
nest  thermostats  2019  TechConnectify  twitter  humidity  cool  cooltodry  dry 
12 days ago by handcoding
List: Things More Heavily Regulated Than Buying a Gun in the United States - McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
[This is good. Among the items:]

“Having a fucking bake sale

“Building a fucking shed in your own backyard

“Pumping fucking gas

“Getting a fucking vasectomy

“Owning a fucking car”
guns  mcsweeneys  2019  fucking 
12 days ago by handcoding
Problems with Apple devices : eero
“For reference, the problems with Apple devices we had a few years ago were due to firmware bugs in the Apple devices- we fixed them by working around the bugs in our own wireless firmware and then later Apple fixed them. We completely changed firmware when we released the second generation eeros, and that new firmware never had this problem.”
eero  firmware  apple  ios  reddit  2019 
14 days ago by handcoding
Pro vs beacon : eero
(On the differences between an Eero Pro and an Eero Beacon:)

“The Pro will have a higher top line speed. It effectively can do full duplex because it has two 5 GHz radios. One can receive while the other sends to a client device.”
eero  reddit  2019  wifi 
14 days ago by handcoding
No sound after upgrading to macOS Mojave — here’s your fix
(A potential fix for audio issues on macOS Mojave:)

“So easiest test was: trying to connect to my bluetooth headphones. This did work so I assumed it must be some stupid software issue — and here we go!

“If you are experiencing the same behaviour I have an easy fix for you!

“Open your terminal (press CMD + Space to open spotlight search, and type terminal and hit return) and then copy & paste this command:

“sudo kill ps -ax | grep 'coreaudiod' | grep 'sbin' |awk '{print $1}'”
mojave  audio  2019  sound  mac  macos  osx 
14 days ago by handcoding
Aleen 🚀 on Twitter: "What is your favorite work music? I mostly listen to Kurzgesagt's albums: https://t.co/9Moun7HZQy" / Twitter
(This Kurzgesagt person is pretty great!)
“What is your favorite work music? I mostly listen to Kurzgesagt’s albums.”
kurzgesagt  music  applemusic  Aleen  twitter  2019  recommendations  chillout 
15 days ago by handcoding
[IC] KAT Milkshake - Marketplace / Interest checks - KeebTalk
This looks like a rather pretty keyset, and it appears that the group buy goes live in September 2019.
groupbuys  keyboards  keycaps  2019 
15 days ago by handcoding
*** List of Currently Running Community and Vendor Group Buys *** | GeekHack
“This post is a continuously-updated compilation of member- and vendor-run group buys that are currently open for orders.”

(Update: The info here seems old. Like, there’re plenty of group buys from 2018 and such.)
geekhack  2019  keyboards  groupbuys 
15 days ago by handcoding
Speaker Rider - Tatiana Mac
via @TatianaTMac:
“As I’ve been blessed with speaking engagements, I opted to write myself a speaker rider to ensure my compatibility with the conferences I speak at.

“I published so you can use it too, if you want.”

(via: https://twitter.com/TatianaTMac/status/1157336553661894657)
via:TatianaTMac  speaking  conferences  riders  2019  github 
15 days ago by handcoding
Ty, Tai, Tyanna on Twitter: "Take your daughter to work because your apartment had an emergency day was a success! https://t.co/rl6UaaOjMo" / Twitter
(If you should need a cute sling-style pet carrier, perhaps something like this may be worth a look?)

“Take your daughter to work because your apartment had an emergency day was a success!”
cats  pets  slings  tyslobe  twitter  2019  carriers 
15 days ago by handcoding
Netgear's Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi Routers Now Available From Apple - MacRumors
(Perhaps these might be worth a look if Eero’s Wi-Fi routers don’t end up working out for you?)

As @khoi put it:
“These are the routers I have at home. Unsurprisingly, the admin UI is not pretty but overall they're great.”

(via: https://twitter.com/khoi/status/1157318137328623617)
routers  wifi  macrumors  2019  recommendations  via:khoi  eero 
15 days ago by handcoding
Apple Maps in iOS 13: Sights Set on Google – MacStories
“One compelling new feature of favorites is called Share ETA. With every favorite you save, you can configure automatic ETA sharing that will kick off whenever you start driving or walking navigation to that favorite. So for example, if you set up ETA sharing for home with your partner, they’ll receive a notification every time you navigate there. This notification includes your current ETA, and the recipient can open it to see your current location, the route you’ll be taking, and a live-updating ETA inside of Maps.”
macstories  2019  ios  ios13  maps  glympse  shareeta 
16 days ago by handcoding
Joseph Fink 🐞 on Twitter: "Of all the many, many lies anti-medicareforall people tell, the weirdest one to me is that anyone has options when it comes to medical insurance." / Twitter
“Of all the many, many lies anti-medicareforall people tell, the weirdest one to me is that anyone has options when it comes to medical insurance.

“You have the insurance that your job gives you (sometimes you get to choose between the cheaper bad plan and the more expensive mediocre plan) or you choose from the 1-3 options on the ACA website. No one has options.

“‘It’ll take away your ability to choose your insurance’ you never had that ability. That ability never existed. It’s an entirely made up idea that no journalists ever bother to call them on.”
insurance  healthcare  PlanetofFinks  twitter  2019 
16 days ago by handcoding
Non-Solicitation Clauses in Employee Contracts are No Longer Enforceable — Archetype Legal PC
(Note to self: All of this only applies to California—)

“While including a non-compete clause in an employment agreement can in itself risk liability for an employer, other restrictions on an employee’s conduct after their termination have been permissible, including non-solicitation clauses that prohibit former employees from ‘raiding’ an employer’s workforce by reaching out to former coworkers to try to hire them at a new company.  In November 2018, however, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District held that employee non-solicitation clauses are also invalid under Section 16600, and two courts in the Northern District of California have since agreed.  

“The courts in these cases followed the same logic as those that barred non-compete clauses - non-solicitation clauses limit employees’ job opportunities by creating fear among employees and employers that hiring employees from the same company may risk expensive litigation, even if intentional ‘raiding’ had not occurred. As a result, non-solicitation clauses are now also both unenforceable and grounds for attorney fee awards, and employers should consult legal counsel before including such provisions in an employment agreement.”
california  noncompete  nonsolicit  agreements  contracts  work  2019  ca 
16 days ago by handcoding
Planck EZ slow key response : olkb
(According to one of the comments, there’s a chance that newer versions of QMK may be able to help with this?)

“I got planck ez recently and I noticed that it feels off when typing, and if I try to press keys very quickly they just don't register at all. For instance if I do something like fjdk on my ergodox, or any other keyboard for that matter, they will all register every time. With my planck I will sometimes see only 1 or 2 keys. I turned the debounce all the way down in the firmware and it didn't seem to help at all.”
qmk  reddit  olkb  firmware  keyboards  2019 
16 days ago by handcoding
The Alert Hammer | Paulo Andrade
“The problem with the Security Through Endless Warning Dialogs school of thought is that it doesn’t work. All those earnest warning dialogs eventually blend together into a giant ‘click here to get work done’ button that nobody bothers to read any more.

“– Coding Horror on Windows Vista”
pfandrade  2019  alerts  mac  macos  osx  vista  catalina  10.15 
16 days ago by handcoding
If Only We Could “Maggie” Maggie Herself | SciEditor
“If you’ve needed to resuscitate a problematic Word document, you’ve probably done “a Maggie.” Copying everything but the final pilcrow into a fresh Word document breathes hope into files that seem beyond redemption because Word saves a hoard of information in that last hidden character. And that hoard can cause Word to crash or fail, again and again. Omitting the final pilcrow purges the problematic hidden code.”
word  troubleshooting  scieditor  2019  files 
16 days ago by handcoding
Benjamin Mayo on Twitter: "Another new LG UltraFine 5K gotcha: the MacBook Pro cannot output to two of them at full resolution, which was supported with the previous-generation of the display. Compare the wording: https://t.co/t3hPmGm93a" / Twitter
“Another new LG UltraFine 5K gotcha: the MacBook Pro cannot output to two of them at full resolution, which was supported with the previous-generation of the display.

“This means you would get more effective pixels with one Apple Pro Display connected than dual 5K UltraFines.”
mac  macos  monitors  bzamayo  twitter  2019  5k 
17 days ago by handcoding
Ricky Mondello on Twitter: "The “Introducing Desktop-class Browsing on iPad” talk from WWDC is really worth watching as a web developer, app developer, or enthusiast. It’s a love letter to responsive design, and goes into detail on changes to WKWebV
“The ‘Introducing Desktop-class Browsing on iPad’ talk from WWDC is really worth watching as a web developer, app developer, or enthusiast.

“It’s a love letter to responsive design, and goes into detail on changes to WKWebView and SFSafariViewController.”
rmondello  twitter  2019  ipad  ios 
17 days ago by handcoding
Denis Boudreau on Twitter: "If @dominos would rather go to the Supreme Court than make its website accessible to people with disabilities, then I prefer to order my pizzas elsewhere. Now who's with me? https://t.co/z0hlWZRccE" / Twitter
(Yeah, so Domino’s is cancelled.)

“If @dominos would rather go to the Supreme Court than make its website accessible to people with disabilities, then I prefer to order my pizzas elsewhere. Now who’s with me?”
dominos  boycotts  2019  dboudreau  twitter  accessibility  a11y 
17 days ago by handcoding
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