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Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. ~ Audre Lorde

Async/await is awesome, but it can be tempting to await all the things and sacrifice concurrency in favor of readability.

Here are some tips on avoiding that problem! medium.freecodecamp.org/avoidi

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this quote from Bunnie Huang is, i think, probably the best justification for proactive correction of biases i've seen

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The Federal Circuit has reversed ND Cal on Oracle v. Google, finding that Android's use of Java APIs was not a fair use. If anybody has any questions about the opinion or the case I'm happy to answer them.

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My slide deck about Web Components is made with Web Components. View the source on the HTML:

Home office MVP: a cushion and an extension cord

"Plazma" by Silent Bomber is the 90s rave / industrial jam I never knew I needed in my life. silentbomber.bandcamp.com/trac

"Just because code is concise, doesn’t mean it lacks complexity."


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Mozilla is working on a tool that will enable "blind" code reviews in which gender, location and other details are hidden from the reviewer.

I'll be watching this. (h/t @david_ross)


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"How to Read the ECMAScript Specification" is itself formatted like a specification. It's pretty interesting, kind of meta, and surprisingly funny.


"Need a stable location for puddles on the mirror"

Bugzilla issue or Grateful Dead lyric? You decide!

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Here's a user stylesheet snippet you can use to replace hamburger menus with hamburgers:

.fa-bars:before {
content: "🍔" !important;

It doesn't work on everything, not even all websites using Font Awesome (you wouldn't believe how many ways people find to implement the hamburger...) but it occasionally pops up in hilarious places

Whoever paid exactly $13.37 for my album, a.) Thank you so much! and b.) That is incredibly nerdy and I love it.

I've finally released some of the music that I've written over the years. The album officially comes out on Friday, but you can stream it now!


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