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UTC is Enough for Everyone, Right?
> Programming time, dates, timezones, recurring events, leap seconds... everything is pretty terrible.

Easily the best/most comprehensive explanation of dates, timezones, and all things in between that I have ever read.
timezone  timezones  utc  holman  programming  zachholman  calendar  dates  date  time  article 
may 2018 by jefftriplett
How Philip Glass Went From Driving Taxis to Composing - The Atlantic
> How Philip Glass went from driving taxis to becoming one of the most celebrated composers of our time
music  atlantic  culture  freelance  history  interesting  art  2018  article 
april 2018 by jefftriplett
Mental Illness in the Web Industry
> The picture of the tortured artist has endured for centuries: creative geniuses who struggle with their metaphorical demons and don't relate to life the same way as most people. Today, we know some of this can be attributed to mental illness: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and many others.
article  news  newslettered  mentalhealth  health  292  facebook 
january 2018 by jefftriplett
Figuring out how to contribute to open source - Julia Evans
> This post isn't about "how to find small issues in open source projects to get started with open source" - instead it's about "I have a specific change I want to make to a specific project, what will help me get that done".
git  evans  twitter  julia  julia_evans  opensource  article  contribution  oss 
august 2017 by jefftriplett
Painting with Code : Airbnb Design
> React-sketchapp is an open-source library that allows you to write React components that render to Sketch documents.
react  sketch  javascript  webdesign  reactjs  design-systems  airbnb  designsystem  code  design  article  sketchapp 
april 2017 by jefftriplett
How I Manage My Emails
Because of a number of initiatives I'm involved in, I do get a lot of emails. I send around 300 of them monthly and receive a couple of times that number....
email  article  gtd  productivity  workflow 
december 2015 by jefftriplett
Productivity Quest: Email
Email sucks. One person's system for dealing with it. I need to apply most of these points.
article  email  gtd  productivity  workflow 
february 2015 by jefftriplett
JustRead
Minimalistic url to readability website.
article  html  read  reader  reading  readability 
september 2014 by jefftriplett
5 Common Server Setups For Your Web Application | DigitalOcean
> When deciding which server architecture to use for your environment, there are many factors to consider, such as performance, scalability, availability, reliability, cost, and ease of management.
reference  devops  server  architecture  article 
june 2014 by jefftriplett
Always Hungry? Here's Why
FOR most of the last century, our understanding of the cause of obesity has been based on immutable physical law. Specifically, it's the first law of...
food  article  health  fitness 
may 2014 by jefftriplett
The First News Report on the L.A. Earthquake Was Written by a Robot
> Ken Schwencke, a journalist and programmer for the Los Angeles Times, was jolted awake at 6:25 a.m. on Monday by an earthquake. He rolled out of bed and went straight to his computer, where he found a brief story about the quake already written and waiting in the system. He...
algorithm  article  automation  journalism  robot 
april 2014 by jefftriplett
Give it five minutes by Jason Fried of Basecamp
> His response changed my life. It was a simple thing. He said “Man, give it five minutes.” I asked him what he meant by that? He said, it’s fine to disagree, it’s fine to push back, it’s great to have strong opinions and beliefs, but give my ideas some time to set in before you’re sure you want to argue against them. “Five minutes” represented “think”, not react. He was totally right. I came into the discussion looking to prove something, not learn something.
ideas  article  wisdom 
april 2014 by jefftriplett
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