A perspective on what it’s like to be a Jew in the United Kingdom at the moment

Thank you for the thread. You offer a valuable perspective on what it feels like to be a Jew in the UK. You shouldn't be victimised for being a Jew, certainly not because of a distorted view of what our government is doing to keep us safe, here in Israel.

VS Code has a little too much of the old Microsoft

Update (2018-09-18): I had this wrong. I was able to disable the Live Share and Azure extensions in VS Code. I just wasn't paying close enough attention to the error messages I highlighted below. You can disable the both the Azure and Live Share extensions by first disabling their dependencies. In the case of Live…

Where does the expression “Ok” come from?

I watched this Vox video about the origins of one of the most common expressions I use each day, "Ok": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UnIDL-eHOs I use this so often, I rarely pause to think about its origins. It's a pretty interesting story too! OK (or okay, ok, or k) might just be the most widely spoken word in…

The lonely side of remote work

Rian linked to an interesting article about the challenges of working remotely titled "What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work". I started reading it to get a sense of it, then sent it to my Pocket queue to read later. This is how the article begins, it will give you an idea…

Fighting Waterblight Ganon in Legend of Zelda is like Groundhog Day

Played Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Waterblight Ganon boss fight strategy and how to get Mipha’s Grace by Matthew ReynoldsMatthew Reynolds (Eurogamer.net)
How to defeat the Vah Ruta dungeon boss.
My gaming experience in Legend of Zelda was going so well, until I found myself facing Waterblight Ganon in the Divine Beast Vah Ruta. Defeating this creature requires a level of coordination that seems to elude me.

Rethinking Mastodon

I've been pretty interested in Mastodon as a Twitter alternative, at least until I noticed Brent Simmons' post. He linked to Wil Wheaton's post titled "The world is a terrible place right now, and that’s largely because it is what we make it" in which Wheaton described a particularly unpleasant, and unexpected experience on Mastodon:…
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