Today is my birthday, I'm 42. This year has been an interesting one, to say the least. I’ve been thinking about what to write about it for a couple months and, as I sit here writing this, I’m not entirely sure what to make of it.
I'm both fascinated by and borderline besotted with shell scripting (you know, all that command line stuff). It turns out my son is intrigued by what you can do from the command line, and it opens the door to some pretty cool parenting moments.
Dave Winer paid tribute to Om Malik on Twitter. I shared my perspective in reply and it seemed wrong to leave my response just as a tweet so I thought I'd re-post my response here too.
I really like my wife's latest DIY project: these colourful light catchers.
I'm working on a lead generation project for a client this week that, interestingly, led me to a simple, time-saving shell command that enables me to prepend lines of text with a quotation mark. It's more impressive than it sounds.
Type less. On the other hand, if you're willing to be a little adventurous, 280 characters could be a boost for your creativity too ... . * . * * . ️ . ✨ * . * Thanks @Twitter, we can always use more space . . . . * * * ☄️#280characters —…
My favourite meme at the moment is the awesome #WITBragDay meme on Twitter that celebrates women in tech. It seems to have been started by Alice Goldfuss with her tweet.