I enjoyed this post that Bill Gates wrote about Paul Allen. It’s a touching post about a friendship that precipitated a tremendous success story. Paul Allen, one of my oldest friends and the first business partner I ever had, died yesterday. I want to extend my condolences to his sister, Jody, his extended family, and […]
This looks like an awesome way to spend a relaxing weekend, actually.
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: […]
My Summer project is to finish an initial version of my Practice Math site for our kids. I’ve hit a bit of a snag with fractions, but the functionality for whole numbers is almost ready. The next step is to create a web site for the project so our kids can use the app through […]
I really like this post about how Matthew Haughey has switched to a WordPress blog from Twitter. Not just because he chose WordPress.
I love these thoughts from Carl Sagan: Try not to get overly attached to a hypothesis just because it’s yours. It’s only a way station in the pursuit of knowledge. Ask yourself why you like the idea. Compare it fairly with the alternatives. See if you can find reasons for rejecting it. If you don’t, […]
Not too long ago, I wrote about how I was seeing so much value in Twitter because of the people I choose to follow. One of the highlights of my Twitter feed has been Dr Sarah Hörst, a Planetary Scientist at Johns Hopkins University. Sarah is an inspiration, and I enjoy her tweets tremendously. She […]
Twitter has become a complicated digital space, to say the least. My “Inspiring developers” Twitter list is one of the highlights of my Twitter experience, and the developers on that list make Twitter worthwhile, despite all the cruft we see there.