I have been making websites for myself and others for 10+ years now. Trust me when I say that you can waste a lot of time messing with the default settings. People, myself included, fuck around with themes, layout and minor details without having any users. It wastes time and often makes sites slower and […]
DuckDuckGo it doesn’t roll off the tongue like Google it. Duck it? My mum might do that.
On desktop you can use the share button but on mobile you don’t get the option. Fortunately you can add a code to the link to let YouTube know where to start from. Just add ?t=00h00m00s to the end of the link where h = hours, m = minutes and s = seconds.
A while ago I listened to Penn Jillette on Tim Ferriss’ podcast and he claims to have missed less than five days of journaling in 34 years. Likewise many bloggers have ridiculous streaks and machine like output. Part of me respects their consistency but another part can’t help but shout, NERD! I’m happy with keeping […]
Sometimes I want a way to disable all CSS animations on a page. This is useful for end-to-end testing, automatic screenshots, or reducing motion sickness risk. This recent CSS Tricks post suggests disabling animations & transitions while resizing, to reduce needless browser work. This is an excellent idea! Here is the usual way of disabling animations:
A useful tip when adding screenshots to posts or talks is to put them “inside” a device. This gives the screenshot some context. Even though this screenshot already contains Android top & bottom bars, with the added outline it’s immediately obvious it’s from a phone. To add the outline to images I use a simple […]
Today I learned that Korea was annexed by the Empire of Japan from 1910 until 1945. It was then occupied by the United States and the Soviet Union following WW2. Dad told me this after having learned it himself minutes before (I’m assuming via Wikipedia).
Today I learned that sporadic posts are easier to achieve than daily posts 😉 Also, in France the government allows just two sale periods a year.
Well daily posting didn’t last long 🤦♂️. To be fair I had this draft saved yesterday… Uncle Tom’s Cabin was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe and was written primarily to influence white Christian women. It is credited as having helped to advance the abolishionist cause but has since received criticism for perpetuating stereotypes. Per Conversations […]
Bloggin’ ain’t easy so I am going to try to a share something I learn every day. Mostly to get into the habit of blogging consistently but also to encourage myself to learn interesting things and justify the hours I spend learning random shit… So here is TIL 1 Bight is a term used in […]