Tag: Opinion

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  • Finally, it’s 2019

    Looking back on 2018, I haven’t been this happy, or this productive in a very long time. It feels good to reflect on this past year. By comparison, when 2017 drew to a close, I came to the conclusion that it was a difficult year. It ended with mixed feelings of nostalgia, regret, and a lot of […]

  • Contributing New York Times opinion writer, Tim Wu: I’m a little surprised by how many people tell me they have no hobbies. It may seem a small thing, but â€” at the risk of sounding grandiose — I see it as a sign of a civilization in decline. The idea of leisure, after all, is a hard-won […]

  • The Case Against Bitcoin

    The Case Against Bitcoin

    From Emily Atkin at The New Republic: No one may be using Bitcoin, but we’re all paying for them. Bitcoin analyst Alex de Vries, otherwise known as the Digiconomist, reports that the coin’s surge caused its estimated annual energy consumption to increase from 25 terawatt hours in early November to 30 TWh last week—a figure, wrote Vox’s Umair Irfan, “on […]

  • The Fight for Net Neutrality Edges Onward

    Yesterday, on paper — #NetNeutrality died. But there is a glimmer of hope. As it turns out, the new reclassification and bullshit order won't go into effect until May or June. The order passed in December, merely gave the FCC power to begin steps to reclassify on the "effective date" of April 23rd. Now, Ajit […]

  • What is a Tag Anyways?

    What is a  Tag Anyways?

    Hop aboard. Let me tell more about flow content and proper HTML sectioning.

  • Valve has Acquired Campo Santo

    In a seemingly odd turn of events, Valve has acquired Campo Santo. The creative brains behind the insanely popular and wildly fun game, Firewatch clearly have caught the eye of Valve. While I’m happy for everyone involved — as a gamer, I’m very concerned. Firewatch is a fucking fantastic game. It was co-produced by Panic (creator of Transmit, […]

  • Revisiting Card UIs

    Revisiting Card UIs

    User interface patterns have evolved quite a bit. Or have they?

  • Tide NYC

    Tide NYC

    It’s no secret that I love DigitalOcean. I host this site on a DO Droplet. Hell, I host most of my web projects with DigitalOcean. Pretty much ever since 2012. They have a great product, that has never really disappointed me. Another reason I love DigitalOcean? They host events for all walks of life. They […]

  • Link: Announcing

    Link: Announcing

    Cloudflare has a lot to offer. They provide DDoS protection, site reliability products, SSL certificates, CDNs and a whole host of other web-related services. Today, they announced (with help from APNIC), they want to provide a privacy-first, blazing-fast DNS service. You might be wondering, what is DNS? Well, every single click, HTTP request and Google search […]