I don’t regret past actions that I now deem wrong. They are all lessons that brought me to where I am today.
Being loyal does not mean being a wishy-washy kiss-ass.
Being loyal means choosing not to plan a coup behind my back, and instead telling me about what I’m doing wrongly.
I feel great joy when finding and squashing bugs in my own programs.
I’m happy when others reïfy an idea of mine, since I get more time to work on something else.
Life has no reason to make the best choices for you, so make your own.
My favourite strategy game is one from real life: finding ways to get around restrictions.
Thursday, June 4
Copyright isn’t meant to protect authors.
Elbow bumps were fantastic while they lasted.
Friday, June 5
I’m deeply saddened by the reality of affirmative action in the United States.
I will do everything possible to make sure that this never happens in the countries I live in.
Saturday, June 6
Just updated my website. Each project now has a stunning image:
The next step is filling the empty space to the right.
Deleting dangerous posts? Killing free speech.
Not deleting dangerous posts? Blessing the crazy.
Tuesday, May 26
Leap years are indeed worse than regular years: there’s an extra day for bad events to happen.
Interesting clock you have, Ros Atkins:
I never understood this sort of infographic. If it’s impossible to compare different-coloured areas to each other, what’s the point of the whole thing?
Friday, May 29
Just updated my post about train door buttons with better photos and a mention of the pandemic.
I hate topiary.
Saturday, May 30
In January, I wrote the following:
As much as airlines want to make money, humans will continue being humans and change seats with each other. This is, of course, splendid.
Well, I’m afraid this won’t be true for the next few years.
One of the best things about watching movies at home is being able to pause it and think about what’s going on.
The words month and Moon share a common root because a month is a period related to the Moon’s motion.
Tuesday, May 19
Made myself a standing workplace outside:
Wednesday, May 20
From President Zelensky’s NYT op-ed: “Ukraine remains a good partner and friend of the United States. We received the military assistance we needed to continue to ensure our country’s independence.”
Independence, you say? Needing something = being dependent on that something’s provider.
Thursday, May 21
I love drinking tea with ice cream.
Friday, May 22
I always click Submit instead of the arrows. Stupid design:
I’m writing a program that will help me write another program.
People should not be working towards 1TB/s internet, but towards files that take up less space.
Saturday, May 23
Evil doesn’t exist. Interests do.
It’s a good thing that English got rid of the long s.
If we ſtill had it today, reading would be much ſlower and ſlippier.
Sunday, May 24
Government bureaucracy is not always bad: it’s a strong filter that stops all extreme initiatives.