“Like the nation overall, Oregon is transitioning down to more sustainable rates of growth. Job gains are roughly in-line with what underlying demographics suggest the state needs to hold the unemployment rate steady.”
“We know the cost of living varies considerably across the country. It can even vary significantly just across town. But what really drives these differences? In a word, housing.”
“In my last column, I wrote about dark patterns, but this time I want to discuss something that is literally rather than metaphorically dark: inverted polarity–display methods, or dark mode. But, for many UX designers, dark mode is a new thing because operating systems are now supporting it.”
“I originally wrote the following for my Chainline Newsletter, but I continue to get tweets about this idea, so I’m re-publishing the article here on my blog. This version has been lightly edited. I’ve been thinking about the consequences of the “wrong abstraction.”
“One last prediction for the 2020s: Oregon will see more brewery closures. In fact we are likely to see a dozen or more closures every year in the decade ahead. This is mostly due to the fact that Oregon has seen considerable growth in the number of breweries in the past 10-15 years.”
“Either way, having loose ligaments and tendons may play a role, too, since people who have tight ligaments and tendons typically aren’t able to shift in ways that allow them to actually “crack” their back, Dr. Anand says.”
“Economically, the 2010s were a disappointment. Now, the U.S. economy went the full 10 years without a recession, a first in history. However we began the decade at the bottom of the worst recession in a long time. As such much of the decade was about regaining the lost ground.”
“This is a rocket engine. Really, all it is is a heat and pressure machine whose end goal is to convert that heat and pressure into workable thrust. The more that gets converted the better. This conversion is usually done by a large bell nozzle.”
“curl is exceedingly powerful – unfortunately, much of this power is somewhat hidden in the purposeful non-verbosity and the underlying complexity of its numerous flags, configurations, and options. Once understood, curl boasts a wide range of powerful options.”
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“Ew go to the washroom when you do that. /s”
“Tim Berners-Lee, a British engineer credited with having invented the World Wide Web in 1989, has released an ambitious plan detailing steps for better online governance, addressing problems like misinformation, data surveillance and censorship.”
“For the longest time I did not know what everything meant in htop.
I thought that load average 1.0 on my two core machine means that the CPU usage is at 50%. That’s not quite right. And also, why does it say 1.0?
I decided to look everything up and document it here.”