Herr Bischoff

Scratchpad for July 26 2020

Go fonts are more of an underdog. Go Mono is my new permanent terminal and code typeface. I never thought a monospaced slab-serif would get me.

March 2nd, 1943 – a reminder of how hard date and time calculations are in reality. I followed the recommendation of subscribing to the mailing list. The changes are really quite interesting.

Advanced Vim workflows exhibits three typical workflows from someone with a decade of Vim experience.

Processing JSON with jq teaches you some quick and very useful examples that the official jq documentation lacks.

It’s time to start writing. On the importance to take the time to write and write well.

Tipping has a racist history. Like so many things, this is not exactly surprising. Having to tip to allow waiters a living wage has always bugged me as a suspect practice. What I didn’t know was that in the US, employers can pay staff as little $2.13 an hour.

Futurist Programming Notes. True and entertaining.

Etcd, or, why modern software makes me sad. I couldn’t agree a whole lot more with regard to the state of modern software development.

On Infantilization in Digital Environments. There’s some valid critique in there, despite being a bit excited. I would argue that infantilization is a general trend that I observe with concern.