Mozilla's take on the Edge news.

"By adopting Chromium, Microsoft hands over control of even more of online life to Google... We compete with Google not because it’s a good business opportunity. We compete with Google because the health of the internet and online life depend on competition and choice."

Just had a thorny problem on bash-it involving variable scope and multi-line aliases. It was super brittle and we might’ve exposed a bug in an edge case of bash. Then I realized there was a completely different and probably better way to solve it.

Classic case of “doctor, it hurts when I do this…” “Well, how about not doing that?”

Has anyone started looking at GraphQL-ifying ActivityPub?

Hey friends, I’ve been thinking that it’s time to get a job. I’m looking at UI/UX designer, front-end dev, and product manager-type positions, remote or Toronto. Any help/recommendations appreciated!

I'm probably preaching to the choir here, but there absolutely _needs_ to be a federated version of GitHub/GitLab.

Let me host my projects' critical infrastructure (issue tracker, PRs, private repos etc) on my own servers, while also being able to interact and socialize with the rest of the open source world.

I'll keep saying this until someone builds it - I would do it myself if I had enough time on my hands right now.

Everyone who works in tech should have to volunteer at their city's library helping people use the computers.

This looks like the thing I’ve been waiting for. Fast, isolated JavaScript. And it can execute at the edge.

Seth Godin, Get your memo read

The unanticipated but important memo has a difficult road. It will likely be ignored.

I find this is one of the unexpected challenges of taking on engineering leadership responsibilities. First off, you have to do all the writing things right: use a ...

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I really like that I can open this up in the morning and get caught up. I hate algorithmic feeds where you are never done. They’re insidious and will go down as a dark UX pattern.

Welp… this is enough internet for me tonight. Shut it down. I reached the end. There is no more.

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