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Laracon 2019 Apple Music Playlist

The Laracon US  site was relaunched for the 2019 conference and the new design is hotness. I love that it ventures so far from the traditional clean and minimal style of Laravel. Big props to the designer Jack McDade from Statamic for it. In honor of the style I threw together a quick Apple News playlist with …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Wednesday November 14, 2018


iPad Only Frustrations

With the release of Apple’s latest iPad Pro I’ve been reading a lot of articles and blog posts where people are still attempting to ditch their laptops and make the move. For the past few years they all read the same to me and come to the same conclusion. Going iPad only is great if you aren’t a developer, and if …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Wednesday November 14, 2018


Dear Jeff

You could blow up the extractive motive if you wanted to I‘ve been thinking about your regret minimization framework for making decisions lately. I don’t …

Written by Signal vs. Noise - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 13, 2018


Data @Scale – Boston recap

Recently, we hosted Data @Scale , an invitation-only technical conference for engineers working on large-scale storage systems and analytics. Facebook’s Seth Silverman, engineering manager, and Laney Zamore, software engineer, kicked things off at the State Room in downtown Boston. The event brought together …

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Written by Facebook Code - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 13, 2018


400 Bad Request

400 Bad Request is the first error code. Every status that starts with a 4 indicates that the client did something wrong. If the status starts with a 5 it means that the server did something wrong. 400 Bad Request is used as a generic error code. It’s a useful default error code if there’s no specific error …

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Written by Evert Pot - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 13, 2018


Beware of Bigotry

Bobby Fischer , the eleventh World Chess Champion, was one of the best chess players of the last century. Did you know that, along with anti-Semitic statements , he also said that women chess players “aren’t creative and are all fish”? Did you also know that he publicly described the 9/11 events as “wonderful …

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Written by Yegor Bugayenko - - Aggregated on Tuesday November 13, 2018


Bloggers I follow

  My virtual friend Michael Brooks announced on his blog that he is challenging himself : Something I would like to try out for this month is post less on social media (excluding Instagram) and post more on WordPress. I rarely spend time posting to social anyway, but it could be interesting. Even if it’s just …

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Written by Eric L. Barnes - - Aggregated on Monday November 12, 2018


Silencing your anxieties

A few days ago, I wrote a Tweet on the best ways to silence your anxiety/depression. When I was going through terrible anxiety due to work (talking about throwing up). I found gaming was the most helpful thing for me. I could game for hours and because my mind was so focused, nothing else mattered. As soon as I …

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Written by Michael Brooks - RSS Feed - - Aggregated on Monday November 12, 2018