Sun Nov 29 2020 open all

11/29/2020, 11:12:01 PM

Some design principles are universal | by Jake Dragash | Nov, 2020 | UX Collective

11/29/2020, 10:53:29 PM

Are employers “stealing” free internet, free office space and free overtime when people work from home? Some employees say yes — what do you think?

11/29/2020, 4:22:46 PM

Internet of things.

11/29/2020, 4:21:00 PM

@JuttaEckstein @StefanRoock There's also an assumption that people are being "productive" when they are using Microsoft 365 and not when they are doing other things. The product is called a "productivity tool," but that doesn't mean it's a *productivity tool*.

11/29/2020, 4:12:29 PM

The thing I love about writing on the web for real though is that no matter how things are going, no matter how hard you work and how carefully you tune your language for maximum appeal, you are never, ever, ever going to beat a recipe for cranberry sauce.

11/29/2020, 4:08:26 PM

I felt bad making this it was too easy. Totally made up company btw let's call it Boincase

11/29/2020, 3:48:12 PM

Personally attacked.

11/29/2020, 8:34:31 AM

@nytimes I have seen this movie before. Check the moon then check the north pole.

11/29/2020, 8:34:24 AM

The mysterious metal monolith that was found last week in the Utah desert has vanished.

11/29/2020, 8:30:36 AM

🚨A breathtaking report just dropped in @nytimes on how @McKinsey enabled the peddlers of the opioid crisis, one manslaughtery PowerPoint at a time. “This is the banality of evil, M.B.A. edition,” I told @PekingMike and @waltbogdanich for their story.

11/29/2020, 4:41:54 AM

Weekend Reading — 🕺 Same panic different disco This week we boot from a vinyl record, read a tribute to FrontPage, scoop some coffee in, pour some water, and eat some Brussels Sprouts.

11/29/2020, 12:24:02 AM

11/29/2020, 12:10:48 AM

@sehurlburt Love how the opt-out process is so convoluted for a tech company. They want users to avoid it due to the efforts involved.

Sat Nov 28 2020 open all

11/28/2020, 11:43:17 PM

This house is for sale in Portland just in case you've dreamed of living in an AT-AT walker with headphones

11/28/2020, 11:33:22 PM

🔥 You know that annoying thing when you're scrolled to an anchor and the site's sticky header covers it up? That's fixable in 1 CSS declaration now 🎉 .heading { scroll-margin-top: 72px; }

11/28/2020, 9:03:02 PM

I don’t think LinkedIn stories is hitting their OKR targets

11/28/2020, 7:17:01 PM

11/28/2020, 6:36:05 PM

AWS has posted a post-mortem of Nov 25 incident. From the info there, we learn some of the internal service dependencies that caused the cascade of failures across services.

11/28/2020, 5:07:01 PM

A TON of VS Code tips for productivity

11/28/2020, 4:50:48 PM

Booting from a vinyl record – BOGIN, JR.

11/28/2020, 4:35:51 PM

Business school, summarized in one video:

11/28/2020, 3:55:01 PM

Your first attempt at making anything accessible will be awful - Sheri Byrne-Haber's Blog “98 % of websites are completely inaccessible. You couldn’t possibly do any worse than they are. The starting point is giving a damn.”

11/28/2020, 7:02:06 AM

I couldn’t just walk past this Tweet, so here is some fun #dataviz Scented candles: An unexpected victim of the COVID-19 pandemic 1/n

11/28/2020, 6:51:51 AM

This looks so cool!

11/28/2020, 12:52:52 AM

Can I work for a bad company and still be a good person?

11/28/2020, 12:44:21 AM

Guess they were all using this device

11/28/2020, 12:32:29 AM

Understanding flex-grow, flex-shrink, and flex-basis | CSS-Tricks

11/28/2020, 12:23:01 AM

alyssaxuu/screenity Screenity is a feature-packed screen and camera recorder for Chrome. Annotate your screen to give feedback, emphasize your clicks, edit your recording, and much more.

11/28/2020, 12:15:49 AM

What did I forget by working for the same company? “Change is great.”

11/28/2020, 12:14:27 AM

Now there’s a hit & run two blocks down, so I guess they’re going to repark that van

11/28/2020, 12:06:41 AM

Someone broke into our building last night, and today an armed suspect in the building next to ours So 7 police cars crowding our street both times, one is the coroner’s van Weird flex, but if I had a coroner’s van I’d also be driving and parking it everywhere just because

Fri Nov 27 2020 open all

11/27/2020, 11:28:09 PM

Let’s find people jobs!! Starting a thread to hopefully help those of you looking for work. Whose hiring software engineers right now?

11/27/2020, 11:21:40 PM

This is so true

11/27/2020, 11:21:22 PM

Debugging Tactics...

11/27/2020, 11:14:02 PM

Trying to preempt this story was a bad PR move from Coinbase. A better crisis management approach is always • Acknowledge • Apologize • Action Companies keep learning old lessons in new ways.

11/27/2020, 9:58:57 PM

Calling it now. Once we have 'leading-trim' in CSS, it'll be the new 'box-sizing: border-box' — something everyone manually applies to every element on every site, leaving us to wonder why it wasn't the default from the beginning.

11/27/2020, 9:03:02 PM

Developing the coronavirus vaccine supply chain talk about "hard problems"

11/27/2020, 7:53:49 PM

Built to Last “Although New Jersey’s governor issued his desperate plea for COBOL programmers, later investigations revealed that it was the website through which people filed claims, written in the comparatively much newer programming language Java …“

11/27/2020, 5:07:02 PM The pandemic’s at-home workers are discovering what internet influencers have long known: If you want to be taken seriously, get good lighting.

11/27/2020, 4:40:08 PM

If you’re a Startup trying to compete with a Megacorp—the 800-pound Gorilla in the space—you need to understand the tax inherent to being a Gorilla And then you need to make that tax work against the Gorilla—with your product's positioning & features A thread on Gorilla taxes👇🏾

11/27/2020, 4:13:32 PM

So I’ve posted TikToks from this woman before...she rescued a beaver and is rehabilitating him for eventual reintegration into the wild But he can’t stop being a beaver, so he keeps trying to build a dam in her house using her furniture and other items.

11/27/2020, 3:55:00 PM

According to the IAB, 60% of businesses plan on extending CCPA protections to all their consumers, not just California residents, because … well, it's easier that way

11/27/2020, 3:34:28 PM

@stefanjudis Generally, `foremost` can extract files hidden within other files. So it does what you want, except more generally! Examples: foremost *.zip foremost *.pdf foremost *.pcap foremost *.iso More examples from my security CTF days:

11/27/2020, 6:06:35 AM

At the Zoloft, we give thanks with arayes, mujadara, hummus, baba ganoush, bourekas, kofta, roasted eggplant, and pickles. (Almost all homemade, because interracial marriages are all about the food exchange.)

11/27/2020, 6:05:50 AM

who did this

11/27/2020, 3:23:10 AM

Breakfast Club counts?

11/27/2020, 3:20:56 AM

When you look around the table and don’t see the mark…

11/27/2020, 2:49:06 AM

Just a tremendous editorial cartoon in the ⁦@WinnipegNews⁩ today.

Thu Nov 26 2020 open all

11/26/2020, 11:12:01 PM Back/forward cache: instant loads when using the browser's back and forward buttons

11/26/2020, 11:08:03 PM

Because it doesn’t. When it comes to innovation, how hungry you are matters. How well you’re fed is inversely correlated with innovation.

11/26/2020, 11:08:03 PM

Whenever new technology comes out (dark mode, edge-to-edge screen in iPhone X, PWA, now M1), small indie developers will deliver it first, while infinite-budget FAANG and friends will need months to catch up. It’s as if R&D budget doesn’t matter.

11/26/2020, 11:06:46 PM

One thing I long observed, whenever you need more tech/people to solve a problem a) maybe you shouldn’t, and b) lots of teams are going to do it anyway, because they put more value on inputs (budget, hierarchy, meetings) over outcomes.

11/26/2020, 10:48:56 PM is a Redis database with utility pricing ($0.4 for 100K commands, $0.15 for 1GB storage)

11/26/2020, 10:39:50 PM

👉🏻 “5 most annoying website features I face as a blind person every single day” 🔗

11/26/2020, 10:38:05 PM


11/26/2020, 10:37:04 PM

In addition to, y'know, being good at grid layouts, CSS Grid has a few extra tricks up its sleeves 😄 This article by @hsablonniere outlines a nifty one: prevent layout shift by stacking multiple elements in the same cell, and toggling between them 💯

11/26/2020, 10:32:59 PM

I can imagine some smart companies hiring based on “if you come work for us, you won’t need to use meetingtech, ever”

11/26/2020, 10:31:18 PM

Yes, but meetings are not the cause, they’re the symptom (correlation != causation), adding more tools to help people cope with the dysfunction won’t solve anything, and the AI is trained for the wrong thing and will be used wrong

11/26/2020, 9:21:12 PM remember Microsoft FrontPage?

11/26/2020, 9:03:03 PM publish Google Docs as website/blog

11/26/2020, 7:24:15 PM

Happy Zoomsgiving, everyone.

11/26/2020, 6:32:13 PM

k e r n i n g

11/26/2020, 5:00:29 PM

I don’t spot not one lie 😂

11/26/2020, 3:41:26 PM

11/26/2020, 3:39:56 PM

Italian singer Adriano Celentano released a song in the 70s with nonsense lyrics meant to sound like American English, apparently to prove Italians would like any English song. It was a hit, and resulted in this: THE GREATEST VIDEO I HAVE EVER SEEN.

11/26/2020, 5:41:05 AM

Always bet on JS.

11/26/2020, 5:30:32 AM

One of the most insane details of our current ordeal is that the Moderna vaccine was actually designed in two days. In January.

11/26/2020, 3:02:38 AM

Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.

11/26/2020, 12:01:20 AM

8/ So, while in hindsight, yes, FAANG investors over the last decade would have been well served, 10 years ago, 40% of that portfolio looked *really* concerning (FB, NFLX). Also, you would have missed out on Telsa and Dominos, which outperformed all of them. Yes, Dominos.

11/26/2020, 9:22:45 PM

@assaf I couldn't find a pirated copy back then, that's why I learned HTML

11/26/2020, 3:50:30 PM

Godspeed, Mary. Wishing you all the best in your future endeavors.

11/26/2020, 3:45:28 PM

@HarrietMould @assaf Checkout this song by French singer Jacques Dutronc.

Wed Nov 25 2020 open all

11/25/2020, 11:30:30 PM

Good morning! The term “financial literacy” is a gimmick by capitalists to frame poverty as a failure of the individual “illiterate” rather than as the planned outcome of a social order that requires a class of desperate laborers paid only enough to survive their physical prime.

11/25/2020, 10:11:05 PM

"The point of cracking down on Trump and his crime cult is not revenge. And it's certainly not about partisanship. It's about preventing these crimes from occurring again and protecting the American people from dangerous criminal elites." -- @gaslitnation

11/25/2020, 9:19:16 PM

This is not the zombie mink revenge story I was yearning for.

11/25/2020, 9:11:34 PM

I... can't vacuum... because us-east-1 is down.

11/25/2020, 8:25:40 PM

Brussels Sprouts Were Actually Bad: A Thread When I was a kid, Brussels Sprouts were the go-to joke food when people talked about things they hated to eat. 1/

11/25/2020, 5:30:27 PM

Every time you find some part of US economic life that doesn’t make sense compared to other developed countries like tipping or lack of universal healthcare or the war on drugs or how public schools are funded via property taxes, the origin story is always racism.

11/25/2020, 4:48:53 PM

Never will get used to the beauty of a Canadian child being born.

11/25/2020, 3:55:00 PM

Configuring TypeScript to ensure faster compilations and editing experience

11/25/2020, 6:25:04 AM

WTF Good job, MS, and managers everywhere who think that surveillance is the way to get results.

11/25/2020, 2:14:30 AM

just 1 and 2 are coffee, the others are something else I have spoken

Tue Nov 24 2020 open all

11/24/2020, 11:57:09 PM

say it with me: "hold these fuckers accountable or it will all happen again."

11/24/2020, 11:25:19 PM

There’s a trend:

11/24/2020, 11:24:25 PM

i feel like so often disdain for legacy code or desire to rewrite is couched as eliminating technical debt or whatever but actually comes from an emotional place, of not feeling comfortable with stuff you haven't looked at / weren't there for

11/24/2020, 11:13:30 PM

It’s probably art, officials said.

11/24/2020, 9:17:29 PM

@codepo8 If you can find good Halloumi, grill it and toss on a salad

11/24/2020, 6:42:23 PM

The Mandalorian is about a single father in a gig economy trying to survive and take care of his child. All while wearing an outward mask that conceals his emotions from his child, his colleagues, and the world. ...Also his car keeps breaking down.

11/24/2020, 6:04:49 PM

Not sure how some VCs have so much free time - I must be doing it wrong.

11/24/2020, 4:44:19 PM

World's deepest pool. Would you attempt?

11/24/2020, 6:01:29 AM

What is so hard to understand about this? Rahm Emanuel helped cover up the murder of Laquan McDonald. Covering up a murder is disqualifying for public leadership. This is not about the “visibility” of a post. It is shameful and concerning that he is even being considered.

Mon Nov 23 2020 open all

11/23/2020, 10:13:09 PM

TIL the drive-through runs Chrome

11/23/2020, 7:37:57 PM

A type of wooden barrel used for aging Features

11/23/2020, 6:50:50 PM

Bandcamp has this feature, they gave it the catchy name "BUY", from what I can tell means you pay the artist for their work.

11/23/2020, 6:46:15 PM

"Oh, you know, same panic different disco."

11/23/2020, 6:44:15 PM

The CEOs of Dropbox, Splunk & Brex are part of the trend of startup CEOs not only embracing remote work but also leaving San Francisco. SF has been hostile to tech workers for so long yet needs their tax revenue. This’ll hurt the city but was inevitable.

11/23/2020, 5:16:09 PM

💯! I call this having a portfolio of various revenue streams, but “multi-SKU creator” is better 😊

11/23/2020, 3:49:29 PM

For now, there are ways to detect some common flaws in the people that AI conjures up: earrings that don’t match, a lack of symmetry, or eyeglasses with mismatched end pieces.

11/23/2020, 6:48:09 AM

And LinkedIn Influencer stories are for sure still gonna be out here tomorrow talking about how you should already be doing the job you want to have any chance of ever getting it, like this wasn't a potential risk of that strategy all along.

11/23/2020, 5:17:04 AM

Coffee people: 18.42 grams finely ground coffee, water at 94.2 degrees, bloom 30.4 seconds, stir counterclockwise 2.5 times... Literal inventor of AeroPress: Scoop some coffee in. Pour some water. Press. Microwave with milk after yolo it's a latte now.

11/23/2020, 2:49:07 AM

If Biden starts his first State of the Union address with these exact words I will FREAK. OUT.

11/23/2020, 12:22:52 AM

Harsh. Profane, even. But fair.

11/23/2020, 12:16:38 AM

Everyone needs to see this squirrel that’s off it’s tits drunk on fermented pears

11/23/2020, 12:13:45 AM

I told my daughter to grab her mask so we can go to the store. This was the mask she grabbed.

Sun Nov 22 2020 open all

11/22/2020, 2:14:30 AM

Weekend Reading — There are two kinds of people in the world … This week we blame the CMS, watch a model train, dissect a counterfeit iPhone X, listen to fish, and fold a fitted sheet.

11/22/2020, 10:28:33 PM

Outdoor dining has gradually escalated into what might reasonably be called a buildings.

11/22/2020, 9:03:02 PM

Replacement icons for popular apps in the style of macOS Big Sur

11/22/2020, 8:59:01 PM

It should be considered malpractice in the news industry to give airtime to climate deniers, birthers, flat earthers, 9/11 truthers, and election deniers. This is how you misinform people. New journalism rules should stop news platforms from amplifying QAnon conspiracy theories

11/22/2020, 7:09:16 PM

Over 25% of iOS 1 was fonts

11/22/2020, 7:00:26 PM

Is it a React developer prerequisite to forget all the cool, free shit the browser does for you?

11/22/2020, 6:55:12 PM

The absurdity of a @onepeloton truck blocking the bike lane in San Francisco is NOT lost on me.

11/22/2020, 6:32:45 PM

Walter Cronkite reports on working from quarantine

11/22/2020, 6:14:02 PM


11/22/2020, 5:49:55 AM

This is one of the best things I’ve read this year. Thank you, @morganhousel.

11/22/2020, 3:08:40 AM

who called them "spot instances" and not "EC2 Stories"

11/22/2020, 1:18:04 AM

You eat sausages your whole life but you refuse vaccine because you don’t know what’s in it.

11/22/2020, 5:06:57 AM

I have hearing aids now, their names are Bill and Ted, and they have changed my life. Full story on Twitter.

Sat Nov 21 2020 open all

11/21/2020, 5:23:59 PM

we’ve gone too deep

11/21/2020, 5:07:42 PM

From @kitten_faces: “Skippy has made a tutorial video of how to make the bed.” #catsofinstagram

Fri Nov 20 2020 open all

11/20/2020, 4:17:53 PM

OH: A: "Just use Terrible to deploy it." B: "What?" A: "Terraform and Ansible." B: "Oh. Yeah. Terrible."

11/20/2020, 9:43:35 PM

Freudian slip

11/20/2020, 9:35:30 PM

What is it called when you can only see errors once you've printed something out? Wastingpaperitis?

11/20/2020, 7:17:03 PM add a tweakpane to your website or webapp: for fine-tuning parameters and monitoring value changes.

11/20/2020, 5:08:07 PM

Here's a fun way to check in with yourself: Ask "what expectations do I have of the people around me that I'm unwilling to share openly?" What you find might surprise you.

11/20/2020, 5:07:04 PM

How to Recalculate a Spreadsheet if you're curious about dependency graphs like spreadsheets and build systems

11/20/2020, 4:35:32 PM

11/20/2020, 3:56:13 PM

The best example of toxic masculinity is currently at display with the sitting President of the US, his lawyer and former mayor of NYC, and nearly all of the GOP Senators. I‘m so tired of white men in power. Especially those who lost.

11/20/2020, 3:55:00 PM njt (npm jump to): a quick navigation tool for npm packages

11/20/2020, 6:34:58 AM

Yes yes yes finally.

11/20/2020, 5:29:19 AM

FB all hands meetings provide a glimpse inside the company. Orwellian language prevails. It makes me wonder how many employees still believe the message.

11/20/2020, 5:26:40 AM

BREAKING: Gov. Newsom announces curfew requiring non-essential work and gatherings to stop between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. in counties in the purple tier.

11/20/2020, 2:51:55 AM

Presenting Chimera Painter, a demo tool that uses #machinelearning to enable artists to rapidly create fully rendered fantastical creatures based on user-supplied outlines. Learn more and check out the demo at

11/20/2020, 1:35:24 AM

I fuzzed it up, but this is The One Sentence that’s taking up 2/3 of the page

11/20/2020, 1:30:24 AM

Damn lawyers and their run-on sentences I’m staring at this clause that’s 1 sentence, 413 words, punctuated by 115 commas, total of 2797 characters One. Sentence.

11/20/2020, 1:03:43 AM blame it on the CMS

Thu Nov 19 2020 open all

11/19/2020, 11:49:59 PM

Media, the word you are avoiding is “coup.” I’m not saying they will succeed - they will not. But they are trying to overturn a free, fair election and this deserves at least as much attention as the full week you devoted to Sarah Sanders being refused service at a restaurant.

11/19/2020, 11:28:49 PM

11/19/2020, 7:59:18 PM

11/19/2020, 3:39:43 PM

Best thing you’ll see today: These kids learned that they can leave messages using their Ring doorbell — for their dad to check, who’s deployed overseas...

11/19/2020, 3:23:07 PM

Working from home, my other half many times a day thinks that there's something urgently wrong, rather than just this

11/19/2020, 3:17:18 PM

Okay, I put WAY too much time into researching this, and I almost know what's happening. ALMOST. First of all, JavaScript does this for legacy reasons. In C's <time.h> we have `struct tm`, which does the same thing. But why? We see the rabbit hole, time to jump in.

11/19/2020, 12:53:19 AM

coffee prices are out of control

11/19/2020, 9:33:31 PM

The fashion industry hit CTRL-ALT-DEL this year. Everything is up for grabs now and being reinvented. It's exhilarating for the startups in this space. Future of fashion is going to be a lot more sustainable, community-driven, and social-oriented.

Wed Nov 18 2020 open all

11/18/2020, 11:01:57 PM

Kids, don’t try this at home

11/18/2020, 10:11:55 PM

It's real, and it's spectacular.

11/18/2020, 10:09:22 PM

Exactly. Everyone laughing at Trump’s last gasps in court is missing that he’s attacking Black votes as “fraudulent and corrupt,” This is NOT okay.

11/18/2020, 10:05:23 PM

without accountability the rules don’t matter

11/18/2020, 9:53:53 PM

For Sale: Baby Trebuchet, Never Used

11/18/2020, 3:55:02 PM

Tackling TypeScript: Upgrading from JavaScript

11/18/2020, 4:39:54 AM

Ok good one

11/18/2020, 2:08:41 AM

Well that seriously escalated at the end... Jesus.

Tue Nov 17 2020 open all

11/17/2020, 8:45:23 PM

We have a different car but the same settings

11/17/2020, 8:43:33 PM

Today's @code tip: VS Code as git editor To configure VS Code as #git's default editor, in a terminal run: git config --global core.editor "code --wait" Now git will use VS Code to edit commit messages. #code2020

11/17/2020, 8:23:41 PM

An open source, note-taking tool inspired by org-mode, TiddlyWiki and Roam Research?! Built with Clojure too - @logseq 😻

11/17/2020, 7:54:23 PM

I couldn’t agree more. If we are going to rebuild our democracy, we are going to have to prosecute the people trying to illegally tear it apart. America is at the gates of authoritarianism. If we don’t have consequences for crimes like this, the end of democracy is inevitable.

11/17/2020, 6:29:48 PM

Now that all of the Safari 14s are out, including macOS Big Sur, the WebKit team released a blog post about new web platform features in Safari 14.

11/17/2020, 6:25:32 PM

And she’s helped fund D.C.’s Books From Birth program, which sends a free monthly book to kids 0-5 in D.C. (And lots of other places.) She’s a national treasure.

11/17/2020, 6:24:44 PM

Quote by a forest ranger at Yosemite National Park on why it is hard to design the perfect garbage bin to keep bears from breaking into it: “There is considerable overlap between the intelligence of the smartest bears and the dumbest tourists.”

11/17/2020, 6:09:06 PM

Any government software collaborative that produces a press release before they produce functioning software is probably not going to succeed.

11/17/2020, 5:07:03 PM

DoorDash and Societal Arbitrage - Margins by Ranjan Roy and Can Duruk

11/17/2020, 4:40:41 PM

This is what “unity” actually means: letting republicans get away with absolutely anything

11/17/2020, 3:55:03 PM

Why do we pay to use a product? Understanding mental models in UX | by Oz Hashimoto | Nov, 2020 | UX Collective

11/17/2020, 5:36:09 AM

But there's a window of acceptability. It moves when we stay silent about something out of bounds. If we cannot talk about the edge cases, the bounds of acceptability will move to include horrors.

11/17/2020, 5:54:13 AM

It’s never DNS !⃝ 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗰𝗹𝗮𝗶𝗺 𝗶𝘀 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗽𝘂𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗼𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗰𝗲𝘀

11/17/2020, 1:26:47 AM

If god is omnipresent, and popes can directly communicate with god, and if god is willing to relay messages between popes, then by deploying popes strategically over large distances we can achieve faster than light communication via the holy spirit. In this paper, we will...

Mon Nov 16 2020 open all

11/16/2020, 11:12:01 PM

Belgian racing pigeon fetches record price of $1.9 million

11/16/2020, 11:03:26 PM

extremely 2020 vibes for doordash to list the media as a business risk

11/16/2020, 9:03:02 PM

How to get root on Ubuntu 20.04 by pretending nobody’s /home

11/16/2020, 7:17:52 PM

🕵️ Secrets are “I don’t know yet” problems. The answers are known by *somebody*, and you can find them out if you meet enough people. 🔮 Mysteries, however, are “nobody knows yet” problems. The answers may not be known by anybody. Excellent frame, @km!

11/16/2020, 7:17:03 PM

Tear down of a $100 counterfeit iPhone X

11/16/2020, 7:16:57 PM

When a Facebook event encouraging people to bring guns to Kenosha was flagged 455 times in Aug, FB left it up. Two ended up dead. We found out FB had a year-old call to arms policy meant to prevent just this. But moderators were not taught to enforce it.

11/16/2020, 7:15:31 PM

It’s a HUGE deal that we not only have 2 possible #COVID19 #vaccines but that BOTH utilize methodologies not used before in #vaccinesevelopment: mRNA to stimulate immune response- #science amazing.

11/16/2020, 7:15:11 PM

When #epidemiologists say they’re interested in the data- not just the press release- this is what we mean👇There’s info on primary & secondary end points, demographics of those in the trial & those who became sick, & info on side effects #COVID19vaccine

11/16/2020, 6:47:34 PM

New: the U.S. military is buying granular location data of people harvested from ordinary smartphone apps. Through documents, sources, technical analysis, we also identified specific apps. The biggest: a Muslim prayer app with 98+ million downloads

11/16/2020, 6:33:40 PM


11/16/2020, 4:39:07 PM

🎉 GitHub: "We are taking a stand for developers..." 🎉

11/16/2020, 4:38:03 PM

A major project of the wonks and economists on all sides has been to hide, bury, and obscure the moral dimension of every political issue. They want you to think it's all about math and efficiency. Our job is to burn that illusion down and put our morality out front.

11/16/2020, 3:46:13 PM

A lot of pundits stereotype student debt holders as being a bunch of hipster philosophy grad students, but in reality a pretty big fraction of student debt holders are poor people with only partial college completion and no degree, who have the worst of both worlds.

11/16/2020, 3:45:35 PM

Estimating how long it will take to deliver a new software feature.

11/16/2020, 12:42:57 AM

It is about this time of year I recommend a “so what if we build nothing” exercise. It is always fascinating. Gather a cross-functional group and pose the question “ok, so what if we stop building new stuff. We go into full maintenance mode. What happens?” 1/n

11/16/2020, 12:39:53 AM

hello america this is what happened with canadian thanksgiving

11/16/2020, 5:30:25 PM

Here's our update on Apple silicon M1 chips and Docker #Docker #Containers #Apple #M1

11/16/2020, 3:30:01 PM

🎄 it's that time of year again 🎄

11/16/2020, 1:51:44 PM

OH: "RESTful bitch face"

Sun Nov 15 2020 open all

11/15/2020, 1:26:21 AM

Weekend Reading — 🔥 Ring of Fire This week we talk about sexual assault, restyle our blog, jump into one “super quick” meeting, sing “ring of fire”, and leave TikTok on read.

11/15/2020, 11:41:27 PM

Does it ARM is a nice repo that's tracking app support for Apple silicon. It looks like both Haskell and Nix are unsupported yet.

11/15/2020, 9:42:49 PM

This is legit one of my favourite stories of business done right

11/15/2020, 6:39:52 PM

“Nothing drives up the clicks on both sides like a struggling female CEO.”

11/15/2020, 6:39:26 PM

"We hold our female CEOs to impossible standards while not holding their male counterparts to high enough ones." Thank YOU, @ceonyc!

11/15/2020, 5:25:44 PM

For 15 years Sweden thought Russian submarines were invading its waters, but it turned out to be fish farts. (Thread, sources here:

11/15/2020, 5:17:44 PM

Accurate. 😂

11/15/2020, 4:09:38 PM

Random Sunday sheep thread. The best sheep available, get your freshly-picked sheep right here! First up: the Valais Blacknose. Because JUST LOOK AT THEM OMG. They're like living Muppets.

11/15/2020, 3:17:40 PM

Free web icons that require no CSS, JS, file uploads or inline SVGs. ↬ SVGBox

11/15/2020, 2:02:13 AM

7. Agile FTW. Most of the top investments had to > completely< rebuild their products. That's hard. You can do it completely, or you can build up to it as you add more and more features. But if you don't have a truly agile team, you get left behind.

11/15/2020, 2:02:09 AM

6. A Big TAM does help. Most of the top investments had a huge TAM, in an existing, large category. But some had tiny TAMs (<$10m). A tiny TAM is OK. You can grow it. See, e.g. Airbnb where it started and where it is today. But it does help to start with a $100B+ category.

11/15/2020, 1:58:28 AM

Some changes are coming to Instagram 👀 Today you’ll start seeing stuff you didn’t ask for in places you used to click ✨

11/15/2020, 1:37:05 AM

Wow, Amazon's customer service account is on a roll today. So far they have declared that Northern Ireland is not part of the UK, and then apologized for The Troubles.

11/15/2020, 1:35:42 AM

not exactly how I imagined first being cited in @washingtonpost, but that’s 2020 for you 😂

11/15/2020, 12:12:46 AM

I don’t want to hear “taking the high road” as a euphemism for DECLINING to prosecute the criminal politicians who victimized the American people for the past 4 years. Declining to hold criminals accountable isn’t “taking the high road.” It is the very definition of INJUSTICE.

11/15/2020, 12:09:37 AM

From @napathegolden: “The kitty is in the doghouse.” #catsofinstagram

11/15/2020, 12:06:48 AM

This dog is both a good dog and a bad dog at the same time.

11/15/2020, 12:44:51 PM

“I like coffee so much that I have tea for breakfast: The first cup is so good that I’m afraid I won’t be able to properly appreciate it when I am half-asleep. Therefore, I celebrate it two hours later when I am conscious” Click her for my coffee 🤎 story

Sat Nov 14 2020 open all

11/14/2020, 11:37:17 PM

Front end, back end, database

11/14/2020, 11:34:08 PM

From what I understand of particle physics, its both *incredibly precise* and 90% consists of screaming "can you NOT" at raccoons, gusts of wind, local teens smoking near the intake valve, minor earthquakes, and the sun itself

11/14/2020, 11:33:13 PM

Update your lesson plans, we have a new perfect example for Oxford commas.

11/14/2020, 5:59:10 PM

Legit surprised it’s not more.

11/14/2020, 5:57:51 PM

OH: You can't be confused about why engineers are looking for excuses to build a service mesh or whatever ridic thing. It's good for their resumes, their brand, it feeds talks and blog posts. The incentives of the engineering community are not aligned with the needs of business.

11/14/2020, 5:48:29 PM

Any web site demanding horizontal scrolling on a device that navigates browsing history by swiping left or right.

11/14/2020, 5:45:39 PM

A note-taking tool linked to a cult about transhumanism and alt-right, so strange at first and on the other hand it makes a kind of sense

11/14/2020, 3:55:00 PM

10 Insights from Adopting TypeScript at Scale | Tech At Bloomberg

11/14/2020, 11:59:09 PM

Corporate experience may very likely backfire at a scrappy startup.

11/14/2020, 6:46:48 PM

Yeah yeah dismal turnout, but please explain the third picture

11/14/2020, 1:17:47 PM

@assaf maybe something for your newsletter

Fri Nov 13 2020 open all

11/13/2020, 11:57:38 PM

Spot on.

11/13/2020, 7:53:56 PM

@assaf Thanks for the post! I love your weekend reading newsletter

11/13/2020, 9:17:48 AM

Very disappointed to see @salesforce has chosen to hire a predator as their Global Head of Product for Music and Entertainment. Using your power as CEO to sexually assault a female employee and then trying to silence her with a forced payout and NDA is literally disgusting.

11/13/2020, 2:43:34 AM

@assaf Good job man!!

Thu Nov 12 2020 open all

11/12/2020, 7:37:33 PM

Web devs when they realize Docker doesn’t run on M1

11/12/2020, 12:24:20 PM

@monkchips what idiot called them lambda functions and not non-state actors

11/12/2020, 11:24:26 AM

What are your favorite open-source icon and illustration sets? Love these and want to find more! Icons - - - Illustration - - -

Wed Nov 11 2020 open all

11/11/2020, 3:52:00 PM

Advertising and marketing have always been ripe for missteps and pop-culture absurdity, but the emergence of the internet, followed by the rise of social platforms, created seismic changes in how we consume and enjoy media, products, and even communicate with each other.

Tue Nov 10 2020 open all

11/10/2020, 2:37:09 PM

Do not use derogatory terms, such as insane, crazy/crazed, nuts or deranged, unless they are part of a quotation that is essential to the story. Avoid using mental health terms to describe unrelated issues. Don’t say that an awards show, for example, was schizophrenic.

Sun Nov 08 2020 open all

11/8/2020, 11:22:06 PM

90% of The Mandalorian episodes feel like a D&D campaign where the DM had a lot going on in their personal life that week so they just set up some big time-consuming monster encounters for the group & promise everyone they’ll get to the plot next time.

11/8/2020, 6:38:39 PM

USPS patent for reliable voting system secured with blockchain ~ 👏🏽👏🏽

Sat Nov 07 2020 open all

11/7/2020, 8:36:52 PM

been thinking about this one a bit. i tweeted in haste. "man" is not a good language choice. should have said: "first thing we have to do is start restaffing the civil service with great people."

11/7/2020, 1:28:12 PM

Little Bobby Drop Tables grew up and registered a company.. "All documentation [at Companies House] referring to its original moniker now reads simply 'Company name available on request'"

11/7/2020, 3:25:54 AM

Teen Vogue has called the race for Biden

Fri Nov 06 2020 open all

11/6/2020, 10:16:36 AM

Just going to RT this until it’s true

11/6/2020, 5:02:54 AM

@assaf It's gonna be fine, I money-back guarantee it.

Thu Nov 05 2020 open all

11/5/2020, 8:52:38 PM

A whole year of waiting for the right moment. Glorious.

11/5/2020, 6:13:33 PM

Me: Refreshing the page for GA, AZ, NV

11/5/2020, 12:05:38 AM

@ajsharp @assaf @jstrauss What platform? The GOP didn't have one except backing whatever Trump wants.

Wed Nov 04 2020 open all

11/4/2020, 4:55:30 PM

congrats to drugs winning the war on drugs btw, underappreciated result

11/4/2020, 3:54:13 PM

Opinion: The election shows the United States is a broken country <-- my latest for @globeandmail

Tue Nov 03 2020 open all

11/3/2020, 2:44:00 PM


Mon Nov 02 2020 open all

11/2/2020, 4:59:48 PM

Dystopian “authors aren’t oracles. They’re satirists. Their predictions ‘come true’ because they were already true when they wrote them.”

Sun Nov 01 2020 open all

11/1/2020, 12:08:20 AM

Happy Halloween 🎃 🐩

Sat Oct 31 2020 open all

10/31/2020, 8:57:41 PM

"Your ballot for the 2020 General Election was received and will be counted. Thank you for voting!"

Fri Oct 30 2020 open all

10/30/2020, 12:21:21 PM

Today's garage band name of the day - "Culled For The Dividend" - comes from Exxon-Mobil via Bloomberg.

10/30/2020, 2:49:15 AM

Three years ago, I noticed the handle @bestofnextdoor was available so I decided to procrastinate on my Halloween costume by tweeting all the screenshots I had on my phone Somehow it has blossomed into this incredible community & I couldn't be more grateful 💚 HBD to us! 🎉🎉🎉

Thu Oct 29 2020 open all

10/29/2020, 9:05:06 PM

We could all use a few more dad jokes right now. Here are some of my faves. (thread)

10/29/2020, 6:41:02 PM

endlessly fascinated by online communities, I think people get most of their needs met by whatever community has “people like them”, it’s an identity thing, where they belong, and where people get them. not the community that is intended/dedicated for a specific purpose

10/29/2020, 4:43:46 PM

Is the risk of contracting COVID-19 on an airplane really as low as airlines say? (Spoiler alert: No.)

Wed Oct 28 2020 open all

10/28/2020, 4:17:44 PM

Okay, so the SPA pattern for building websites has some issues. What's the alternative future? Here are a few:

Tue Oct 27 2020 open all

10/27/2020, 6:01:11 PM

Hiring is fun

10/27/2020, 4:55:38 PM

I’m dead

10/27/2020, 4:30:55 PM

Extraño los keynotes de DHH. Se les cagaba de risa a todos... Y no trataba de agradar al mundo entero.

Sun Oct 25 2020 open all

10/25/2020, 6:22:43 PM

Conservatives making things they hate sound absolutely awesome is one of my favorite genres.

Fri Oct 23 2020 open all

10/23/2020, 8:26:25 PM

@McDonalds We feel you… it’s always “when will IBM make computers again” never “how’s it going social media person”

10/23/2020, 7:33:22 PM

The Biden campaign purchased the domain name and this is what it redirects to

10/23/2020, 3:38:55 PM

My takeaway from the map: San Jose truly is the nation's tech capital! Lowest McDonald's ice cream failure rate among major metros!🥇 Scoop Reliability Engineers(SREs) elsewhere: Stop chasing 5 cones of reliability! 🍦🍦🍦🍦🍦 Cones don't matter if users aren't happy.

10/23/2020, 1:36:24 PM

Reminder: the only people who can afford to be "apolitical" are the people who benefit from the status quo. They have politics. They bring those politics to work every day with their inaction. They just pretend they're impartial. They're not.

10/23/2020, 9:57:30 AM

Ok updated my twitter bio: High Hit Rate⚡️⚡️⚡️ 3 x Unicorns; 6 x $500M+ (Retool almost unicorn); 10 x $250M+; 3 x $100M+ (???); TBC.

10/23/2020, 7:56:01 AM

On another note, it was honestly so heartwarming to see how this logo I designed in less than 30 minutes and under so much pressure became such a powerful symbol in the movement 💛 + it was hilarious that misogynists thought the female symbol in it was “hidden”

Thu Oct 22 2020 open all

10/22/2020, 11:24:40 PM

@SirKate @assaf @Glassdoor Conjecture: @glassdoor would like to insert itself as an intermediary in all hiring, and its business model will be to collect rents.

10/22/2020, 12:41:04 PM

Fo the first time in it’s history @time has replaced the logo with #vote in this historic election

10/22/2020, 9:51:45 AM

YAML: just say Norway.

Wed Oct 21 2020 open all

10/21/2020, 8:08:44 PM

@assaf I came across this link in @duncangeere 's newsletter, that I thought you would appreciate

10/21/2020, 5:56:12 PM

“That means Google pays as much as $11 billion, or roughly one-third of Alphabet’s annual profits, to Apple for pole position on the iPhone. In return, Apple-originated search traffic adds up to half of Google search volume, the government says. “

10/21/2020, 4:48:24 PM

“Everyone poops, why am I the only one banned from the swimming pool?” I’m feeling bad for whoever handles @PennGSE’s social media…

10/21/2020, 8:58:51 AM

Atkinson Hyperlegible Font: A new typeface – greater legibility and readability for low vision readers, free from the Braille Institute

Tue Oct 20 2020 open all

10/20/2020, 9:18:37 PM

Say hello to the newest citizen of the United States.

10/20/2020, 5:06:54 AM

ah yes the famous banana peel of poverty

Sun Oct 18 2020 open all

10/18/2020, 5:29:13 PM

What do you get the man who buys himself whatever he wants whenever he wants it, leaving me nothing to get him for his birthday? His fav homemade foods. Empanadas and shakshuka so far. Coming up: arayes, birria tacos, and maybe I have a surprise because he reads my twitter.

10/18/2020, 3:45:32 AM

I have... all the questions, @smartasset.

Sat Oct 17 2020 open all

10/17/2020, 9:15:20 PM

Conservative women are like "I'm not homophobic, my husband is gay"

10/17/2020, 7:33:00 PM

Really. is the gosh darned best weather service out there. Stunning.

Thu Oct 15 2020 open all

10/15/2020, 1:18:50 PM

1/ Tuesday was my last day as CEO of @CircleUp. I’ve been CEO since starting the co. in 2011 with my co-founder @roryeakin. This is a thread about what happened, why and my emotions about it. For more detail: Much of this I have never talked about.

10/15/2020, 3:35:22 AM

California state ballot initiatives are worded like “Vote no if don’t not want thing to do not happen, or will” and if you fuck it up you legalize babies working for Instacart

Wed Oct 14 2020 open all

10/14/2020, 8:46:48 PM

"You need to not suck at uncertainty to be in a startup." Add VC to that as well for super long feedback loop :)

10/14/2020, 7:08:23 PM

Things Ariadne gave to Theseus to help him navigate the Labyrinth: a thread

10/14/2020, 5:29:56 PM

Had a call yesterday with the guy who discovered and advised Jon Stewart, Bill Maher, and just about every other famous comedian. He utterly blew my mind with how he guided them early on in their careers to find their “signature move.” Here’s everything he shared 👇

10/14/2020, 5:06:20 PM

So that's it: Balsa. A company devoted to supporting the engineers, designers, product managers, scientists, analysts, researchers, and every other builder doing the work that moves the world forward. We're incredibly fired up.

10/14/2020, 3:09:30 PM

With some help from the amazing team at @GSDM I made a custom font for @pizzahut based on their old logo from the 60s. dream project.

Tue Oct 13 2020 open all

10/13/2020, 6:50:38 PM

@zoehong @assaf Out of every single thing I could miss about travel, the flight would not even make into the list.

Sun Oct 11 2020 open all

10/11/2020, 1:40:04 AM

Nurses are amazing. I mentioned that I was enjoying jello (reminds me of childhood) and she went to secure me a personal stash and put my name on them in the fridge. Any little thing to keep spirits and energy positive.

Sat Oct 10 2020 open all

10/10/2020, 10:39:02 AM


Fri Oct 09 2020 open all

10/9/2020, 3:10:52 AM

Partner: I have three different accounts for single-sign on. Me: <stares> Partner: They're all single sign-on for something.

Thu Oct 08 2020 open all

10/8/2020, 10:27:12 PM

Dropped off my ballot today! Woohoo!

Wed Oct 07 2020 open all

10/7/2020, 11:40:46 PM

I don’t know what I did to deserve world class Jazz outside my door during a fucking pandemic but I certainly appreciate every fucking second of it. Big surprise at :25

Tue Oct 06 2020 open all

10/6/2020, 7:21:28 PM

👉 Need help understanding DevOps? Let @DavidHasselhoff @FlavorFlav @Carole_Baskin help simplify @AWScloud @Kubernetesio @Docker for you. #CelebritiesExplainDevOps Backstory:

10/6/2020, 4:15:43 PM

When people ask me if my other senses have intensified since losing my hearing

Mon Oct 05 2020 open all

10/5/2020, 8:18:22 PM

A thread of medieval paintings of animals that look nothing like real animals because the artist had never seen them. Starting with - The Oyster

Sun Oct 04 2020 open all

10/4/2020, 11:04:00 PM

The house is a violent purple, an unusually arresting shade somewhere between maroon and magenta, although that's probably the least weird thing about it. Inside, there are virtually no objects not adorned with flowers, feathers, or glitter; I use the word "objects" because most of them are not standard household fixtures that you or I might have, but things like "giant blow-up dinosaur" and "popcorn machine" and "mannequin wearing a tutu."

Sat Oct 03 2020 open all

10/3/2020, 1:24:52 PM

I just saw someone refer to mansplaining as 'correctile dysfunction' so please excuse me while I laugh hysterically for 6 hours

10/3/2020, 12:37:00 AM

The city is home to a land rush of "collab houses," where the content creators are getting younger and younger. Hype House, a content creator collective, has 19 members, many of whom are pictured here. Back row, from left: Calvin Goldby, Chase Hudson, Avani Gregg, Ryland Storms, Wyatt Xavier, Dixie D'Amelio, Patrick Huston, Daisy Keech and Charli D'Amelio.

10/3/2020, 11:24:00 PM

Over the last few years. you may well have been deluged with articles and think pieces about the rise of communal living. Some pegged it as a generational phenomenon - namely, of millennials trying something new - while others found evidence of a broader generational appeal.

Wed Sep 30 2020 open all

9/30/2020, 8:22:49 PM

And yes, we keep track of Korean, Jewish, and American holidays and we pick and choose what to celebrate each year. We almost always do Chuseok, all 3 New Years, July 4th. Sometimes Halloween. Sometimes Xmas. The Jewish husband is welcome to make us latkes anytime.

9/30/2020, 3:40:05 PM

❗️Did you know that *study after study* finds most people don't seem to transmit COVID at all? That a small percent is responsible for almost all infections? That R is not that informative? My new piece on why this may be key to controlling the pandemic.

Tue Sep 29 2020 open all

9/29/2020, 10:28:54 PM

The ability to pick who you work with and say no to jobs is true wealth.

Sat Sep 26 2020 open all

9/26/2020, 12:34:00 AM

This year Java hit an incredible milestone and reached the grand old age of 25 years. We celebrated its jubilee by running a special online Java day event , where lots of expert speakers shared their experience and gave tips and tricks on how to get more from the language.

Fri Sep 25 2020 open all

9/25/2020, 12:47:00 AM

PLUS: What you need to know about Gen Z. September 23, 2020 TOGETHER WITH The Big Idea The CIA has a plan to poach Big Tech employees The CIA has toppled governments and negotiated hostage crises. But when it comes to attracting tech-minded college grads, it just can't beat Silicon Valley.

Thu Sep 24 2020 open all

9/24/2020, 9:41:25 AM

In Switzerland, you can hire an evil clown to stalk someone for 7 days. The clown will follow them around, set up traps, send chilling text messages & even smash a pie in their face if he catches them.

Wed Sep 23 2020 open all

9/23/2020, 5:12:15 PM

The Verge has obtained a summer’s worth of leaked audio recordings of Mark Zuckerberg in internal meetings:

9/23/2020, 11:20:24 AM

it's weird how you can see these things your whole life and have no idea what they're there for, spreading the word

Tue Sep 22 2020 open all

9/22/2020, 5:21:03 PM

Chuffed to announce that I've been promoted to Head of Engineering at @kinandcarta_cr! 💃

9/22/2020, 3:44:46 PM

Long pandemic hair is long. Literally can't remember the last time I cut my hair. This was taken in January.

Sun Sep 20 2020 open all

9/20/2020, 11:33:29 PM

@tresdessert sure

9/20/2020, 7:39:55 PM

@MacRumors Spent about an hour on mine 😅

Fri Sep 18 2020 open all

9/18/2020, 11:38:36 PM

thank you RBG for being such an inspiration to women everywhere and showing us all what it means to be truly good. I am crushed. thank you so much for your service

9/18/2020, 11:59:02 AM

A bevy of new features makes iOS 14 the most secure mobile OS ever by @dangoodin001

Thu Sep 17 2020 open all

9/17/2020, 3:55:59 PM

Android users, Windows Phone users, PalmOS users, OpenMoko users, BlackBerry users...

9/17/2020, 11:43:29 AM

NEW COVER: Facebook needs Trump even more than Trump needs Facebook. Employees fear Mark Zuckerberg’s commitment to free speech is more about protecting Trump than the company’s ideals

Wed Sep 16 2020 open all

9/16/2020, 12:59:16 AM

This is objectively funny. #caturday #fluffybuttfriday

Tue Sep 15 2020 open all

9/15/2020, 10:44:42 PM

Developer priorities throughout their career

9/15/2020, 5:13:30 PM

90% of programming is asking the right question so the answer shows up on page 1 of Google’s search results

Mon Sep 14 2020 open all

9/14/2020, 11:51:55 PM

Update: 6 new startup investments.

9/14/2020, 4:40:34 PM

You know it’s autumn in Berlin when the utility poles start to shed thei concert posters

9/14/2020, 3:42:00 PM

It's not unusual to find a K-pop single at the top of Billboard's World Digital Song Sales chart, but a K-pop single by a virtual group that exists mainly as stylized versions of online video game characters is a bit less common at No. 1.

Fri Sep 11 2020 open all

9/11/2020, 1:37:16 AM

I love this little gif from Julia Echevarria: stacks and containers and boxes and grids and geometries of organization!

Thu Sep 10 2020 open all

9/10/2020, 1:16:34 PM

Idk who needs to hear this but you can be super creative in an artsy and cute way and still be a damn good programmer.

Wed Sep 09 2020 open all

9/9/2020, 8:56:13 PM

Was he going to run out and catch them?

9/9/2020, 8:48:02 PM

Industrial shawarma production.

9/9/2020, 12:19:00 AM

So, running a local HTTPS server usually sucks. There's a range of approaches, each with their own tradeoff. The common one, using self-signed certificates, means having to ignore scary browser warnings for each project. devcert makes the process easy. Want a private key and certificate file to use with your server?

Tue Sep 08 2020 open all

9/8/2020, 4:59:33 PM

We’re all safe. Received the evacuation order this morning. Made it to portland.

9/8/2020, 2:06:02 PM

Super simple (and free) group video calls for the web 💭 #javascript #node #p2p

Mon Sep 07 2020 open all

9/7/2020, 12:03:23 AM

Husband forbade me from leaving the house today. He is, apparently, not in the mood to bail me out of jail for going into a heatrage fueled *something*.

Sun Sep 06 2020 open all

9/6/2020, 10:43:26 PM

The Escheresque Veluwemeer Aqueduct, Harderwijk, Eastern Netherlands [Google Earth, Aya Okawa]

9/6/2020, 4:24:43 PM

My response to @facebook recruiter.

9/6/2020, 3:37:53 PM

This is the only fall fashion news I’m interested in

Sat Sep 05 2020 open all

9/5/2020, 10:32:21 PM

A good episode this week

9/5/2020, 8:45:49 PM

@assaf This is a fantastic read, man. Instantly one of my top 10 newsletters. You did good.

Tue Sep 01 2020 open all

9/1/2020, 12:41:00 AM

For good reasons, accordions are a popular UI element today: on mobile, they are an essential tool because they collapse content and make page length manageable, but even on desktop, they mitigate visual complexity and allow users to focus on the content most relevant for the task at hand (and are particularly appropriate in complex applications).

Sun Aug 30 2020 open all

8/30/2020, 6:28:21 PM

@gregisenberg @assaf This call for simplicity is everything. The greatest talent of any leader is reductivism.

8/30/2020, 4:25:21 PM

Manuscript draft complete! Now to polish things up and get this mother published.

8/30/2020, 2:24:02 AM

@zoehong @assaf And I’m not responsible for my overcaffeinated ramblings! Oh wait, yes I am! “, she yelled off the balcony to her entire neighborhood. (Espresso shot level 5, 7:20p)

8/30/2020, 8:47:00 PM

Why is Amazon supporting a bill that would make it liable for 3rd-party sellers on its platform?Amazon's marketplace for 3rd-party sellers is huge, accounting for half of its $280B revenue in 2019. It's also a bit of a Wild West, with counterfeit and fraudulent products galore.

Sat Aug 29 2020 open all

8/29/2020, 4:27:31 PM

Golf is so weird. Huge swathes of landscape culled and privatised because men are too scared to just ask their friend if they want to go for a walk

Fri Aug 28 2020 open all

8/28/2020, 5:10:55 PM

Facebook employees are furious and unloaded on Mark Zuckerberg during an all-hands meeting yesterday over his handling of QAnon and a Kenosha militia page that remained online after a shooting that killed two people. Here's my dispatch from inside:

Thu Aug 27 2020 open all

8/27/2020, 1:55:04 PM

Q: So what would you say is a critical skill to master, as an engineering manager at a major tech company? A: The ability to generate large quantities of high quality English text with minimal effort: surely in the top 3.

8/27/2020, 12:28:00 AM

Convert typed text to realistic handwriting! npm install --save handwritten.js npx handwritten.js Note: Use this method only if you plan to use handwritten.js for one time, installing handwritten.js globally (see-below) is recommended for multiple time usages. npm install handwritten.js -g Note: DO NOT use sudo to install global packages!

Wed Aug 26 2020 open all

8/26/2020, 12:58:43 PM

LinkedIn is being unbundled. COVID is accelerating it like crazy The next version(s) of LinkedIn is: - Vertical-specific - Allows members to proudly share work - Incorporates status - Has weekly utility for dayjob - Enables members to make incremental $ It's finally happening

Sat Aug 22 2020 open all

8/22/2020, 7:41:59 PM

If you're feeling jaded and a bit depressed at the state of the world right now, just remember in the 1970s humanity genuinely believed they could spread peace and goodwill throughout the universe by sending aliens unsolicited naked pictures and a mix tape.

8/22/2020, 7:40:52 PM

Same amount of spinach

8/22/2020, 2:23:39 PM

I’ve always wondered why there haven’t been more people with psychology degrees in VC...

Fri Aug 21 2020 open all

8/21/2020, 10:03:00 AM

`inputmode` on HTML elements. 🙈👇 #devsheets 🔗 MDN:

Thu Aug 20 2020 open all

8/20/2020, 10:44:03 PM

A typo created a 212-story monolith in ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’

8/20/2020, 6:54:04 PM

Woke up to this txt from my wife: “Chewie [our cat] ripped the face off a mouse and left it on our front porch. I don’t have time to remove it😬”

Wed Aug 19 2020 open all

8/19/2020, 9:37:29 PM

This video of pandas just being pandas while a zookeeper desperately tries to rake leaves is the best video on the internet

8/19/2020, 4:53:43 AM

@theSamParr “How do you sleep at night duping poor people with a get rich quick scheme?”

8/19/2020, 4:51:17 AM

When husband broke his shoulder last year, he bought this big cooling gel pack to ice himself and now he's strapped it to the inside of my shirt like a little backpack and it's the only thing quelling my heat rage.

8/19/2020, 12:08:36 AM

I was told I got a promotion today. A Mexican-American kid from the border whose parents only wanted us to have opportunities they didn’t have. Principal Software Engineer Luis Garcia

Tue Aug 18 2020 open all

8/18/2020, 9:28:34 PM

Monroe High School teachers in Georgia started the 1st day of virtual school in the most 🔥 way ever

8/18/2020, 1:51:46 AM

Today, an incoming freshman, who deferred this semester, applied to be a PM at Catch. His resume said “BS in Computer Science at [top school], on leave” This seems deceptive to me, no? Kid hasn’t done one day of class at [school]. Wish I had the confidence of an 18 year old.

8/18/2020, 12:47:22 AM

@SunderCR @assaf ☝🏽 @octothorpe

8/18/2020, 12:02:07 AM

Which double-faced, two-timing tech companies are "anti-racist" and also helping Trump get re-elected? A thread. Let's start with @Shopify, Trump's one-stop MAGA shop.

Mon Aug 17 2020 open all

8/17/2020, 9:51:59 PM

Sold out!

8/17/2020, 4:49:16 PM

most engineers would be easier to work with if they talked to a therapist about their unresolved insecurity around never figuring out how to make a good D3 visualization

8/17/2020, 8:28:44 AM

Bikepacking hack of the year? 🏆

Sun Aug 16 2020 open all

8/16/2020, 8:35:42 PM

I built a Github action that uses TensorFlow.js to check the toxicity level of comments and PR reviews, to help create safer spaces 🙂 When content is classified as toxic, the bot notifies the author to give them a chance to edit! #MadeWithTFJS

Sat Aug 15 2020 open all

8/15/2020, 6:47:00 PM

omg-curry: A Feature Complete JavaScript Currying Library -

8/15/2020, 1:57:59 AM

@assaf Try lemon juice / dark mode

Fri Aug 14 2020 open all

8/14/2020, 1:51:31 PM

Many people have been using quarantine as a time to perfect their bread or coffee making skills, but I personally have taken this as an opportunity to make increasingly unsettling eggs

8/14/2020, 12:55:24 AM

And now Google is being sued too! God. What a great day for those of us who love drama!

Thu Aug 13 2020 open all

8/13/2020, 4:12:05 AM

make clean yarn clean rm node_modules npm install yarn install source venv/bin/activate make clean yarn install restart computer kill remote devbox acquire new remote devbox throw computer out window quit job move to antarctica they can't hurt you there yarn install

Tue Aug 11 2020 open all

8/11/2020, 11:02:00 PM

Significant changes at Mozilla Corporation 📢 via @mozilla 🏷 #culture #oss

Mon Aug 10 2020 open all

8/10/2020, 3:06:21 PM

In my too-frequent skimming of German sports cars for sale near me, I came across a BMW 135i with a black exterior and interior. It’s a tempting car, but I’m afraid it says “I listen to two kinds of music: Kraftwerk on cassette and Kraftwerk on vinyl”.👴

8/10/2020, 3:58:12 AM

@JamesClear @assaf With a truly great fun-internet-and-tech newsletter

Sat Aug 08 2020 open all

8/8/2020, 10:37:15 PM

@assaf Thanks for the 15 years and for becoming part of my weekend routine.

8/8/2020, 12:52:00 AM

JSON Schemas are available for the following {0} files: In supported JSON editors like Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code, schema files can offer auto-completion and validation to make sure your JSON document is correct. See a list of editors, validators and other software supporting JSON schemas.

Fri Aug 07 2020 open all

8/7/2020, 11:23:22 PM

Every time Elon Musk pokes fun at government assistance for the 99%, remember that he would be worth nothing without $4.9 billion in corporate welfare. Oh, Elon just l-o-v-e-s corporate socialism for himself, rugged capitalism for everyone else.

8/7/2020, 10:38:37 AM

Us whenever a social media platform is down

Thu Aug 06 2020 open all

8/6/2020, 11:44:22 PM

I'm completely content to work in silence until the moment husband needs to be on a Zoom call.

8/6/2020, 12:20:40 PM

CapitalX Is Live  via AngelList Rolling Fund!

Mon Aug 03 2020 open all

8/3/2020, 4:26:58 PM

Sun Aug 02 2020 open all

8/2/2020, 12:00:00 PM

It’s impossible to be grouchy when your pancakes are this cute! 😍

Sat Aug 01 2020 open all

8/1/2020, 6:02:49 PM

I told my angel investing mamas that I was going to share three deals with them but one wasn’t ready for distro yet... and oh the follow up! Mamas are wanting to invest in women and minority entrepreneurs. Oh it’s real. Loving their energy. When moms get mad, they get to work.

Thu Jul 30 2020 open all

7/30/2020, 12:32:00 PM

The perfect throwback photo does not exis-

Wed Jul 29 2020 open all

7/29/2020, 8:06:44 PM

The world gets a glimpse into tech CEOs' homes. What do we see? 🧵

Sun Jul 26 2020 open all

7/26/2020, 3:02:05 AM

It’s important to know how to Reader the room…

Sat Jul 25 2020 open all

7/25/2020, 7:36:40 PM

My understanding was that once we cancelled someone they wouldn't get to tweet anymore and i'd just like to speak quickly with the manager

Fri Jul 24 2020 open all

7/24/2020, 4:47:31 PM

A Catholic priest, an Anglican Minister and a Rabbit walk into a Blood Bank. The Rabbit says, “I think I’m a Type O”

7/24/2020, 5:51:17 AM

Can we all just agree to let women run the world for a few years so we can fix this shitshow for good?!

Thu Jul 23 2020 open all

7/23/2020, 7:46:11 PM

Although we live in the age of remote collaboration, effective written communication is still a unicorn. 🦄 We're skilled at chatting, emails and texting. But writing in-depth, well-structured documents like memos? Not so much. 🧐

7/23/2020, 3:02:29 PM

Asked my kid to give me a thumbs up if he was enjoying his breakfast. He gave me a thumbs up and said "thumbs up... and subscribe" He is now banned from YouTube for life.

Wed Jul 22 2020 open all

7/22/2020, 6:44:57 AM

Something to think about

7/22/2020, 1:36:06 AM

@jstrauss @assaf Great metaphor from the Geithner book about the crisis: you don't argue about fire safety while the fire is still burning. If you don't put the fire out all your fire safety talk is meaningless. Fire safety: austerity, fire: economic depression.

Tue Jul 21 2020 open all

7/21/2020, 6:34:22 AM

"the government has no business making me wear a mask" i say before i buckle my seatbelt, drive the speed limit to a restaurant built to code, eat food made in a state inspected kitchen, receive the heimlich maneuver from a waiter who learned it from a mandatory workplace poster,

Sun Jul 19 2020 open all

7/19/2020, 11:13:13 PM

@assaf A friend and I used to do this with LinkedIn’s automated messaging response suggestions. Hilarious.

7/19/2020, 9:37:54 PM

Everyone updating their deck rn:

7/19/2020, 7:33:24 PM

"Well son, it was July of 2020 that we really just gave up."

7/19/2020, 7:20:42 PM

And yet somehow I am still receiving your emails...

7/19/2020, 3:54:50 PM

It took me over a month to do it but I FINALLY managed to cancel my @nytimes subscription. No ethical company should make it that difficult to do something that ought to require no human interaction.

Fri Jul 17 2020 open all

7/17/2020, 9:28:36 PM

@zoehong @assaf What an understatement. 😔

Mon Jul 13 2020 open all

7/13/2020, 2:39:09 PM

How To Make A Dribbble Shot (GSAP ScrollTrigger) 🏀 @CodePen:

7/13/2020, 2:01:38 AM

Watching “Never Have I Ever” Devi’s therapist: No, I will not buy you a thong. Devi: Whatever, I’ll just cut some cheeks out of some regular underwear. Me to husband: And that’s how designers think of product development.

7/13/2020, 5:25:00 PM

Turn your team on to productivity with Toggl the time tracker. Sign up The simplest time tracker to help you get things done. Onboarding a large team? Toggl offers a free demo to teams of 15 and larger. Learn about our advanced features and how to quickly and easily get your team started with Toggl.

Sun Jul 12 2020 open all

7/12/2020, 10:26:48 PM

It’s official! Jamie and I are moving to Colorado! We’re out here this week closing on a house and will be back as full time residents at the end of August. Sad to be saying goodbye to NYC and our friends there but super excited about our new home 🏔

7/12/2020, 2:43:03 AM

@PaulChato @assaf @GamersNexus @SnazzyQ @Jon4Lakers @raganwald @ShortFormErnie "One line change" = It will break in production!

7/12/2020, 12:50:03 AM

@assaf San Jose, Fremont, and several other school districts ware as well

Fri Jul 10 2020 open all

7/10/2020, 9:28:22 PM

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7/10/2020, 5:58:11 PM


7/10/2020, 4:11:21 PM

🤔 Ok in terms of newsletters (for front-end developers), I'm regularly reading: - @SidebarIO - JS Weekly newsletter - @assaf weekend reading - @ossia updates - @jonasschmedtman Coding Heroes - and @WebPlatformNews It's a lot already, but am I missing anything else? 😅

7/10/2020, 3:49:57 AM

Made myself a self-updating GitHub personal README! It uses a GitHub Action to update itself with my latest GitHub releases, blog entries and TILs

Thu Jul 09 2020 open all

7/9/2020, 10:04:43 PM

Y’all be like “Alexa is it true that the Tik Tok app is farming data?”

7/9/2020, 5:55:20 PM

I like how they wrote Mars on the side in case someone forgets where to aim the rocket.

7/9/2020, 3:02:32 PM

This chart in the New York Times is an example of how charts don't matter if the reasoning behind them is faulty. @Robinhoodapp customers on average are poorer than @CharlesSchwab's. A chart of revenue divided by average account balance is meaningless.

Mon Jul 06 2020 open all

7/6/2020, 6:07:48 PM

Just scrolling through the Twitter feed of the president who "wants no part in cancel culture"...

7/6/2020, 3:41:22 PM

When you want to tour Europe, but Europe won’t let you in

Sun Jul 05 2020 open all

7/5/2020, 5:06:44 PM

rt if you have also fallen asleep this way

7/5/2020, 2:07:19 AM

I’m most pissed at Balaji for making me agree with DHH.

Sat Jul 04 2020 open all

7/4/2020, 11:55:53 PM

@roseveleth So many unexpected turns in one sentence...

7/4/2020, 1:23:16 PM

The Snuggie sold over 30 million units and generated $500 million in revenues. It’s cousin, The Slanket, reached almost $10M per year too. In case you were wondering, a blanket with sleeves has outperformed most venture-backed D2C brands.

7/4/2020, 3:05:51 AM

Does anyone ever buy this book or does it just spontaneously appear in an office as soon as the first designer is hired?

Fri Jul 03 2020 open all

7/3/2020, 3:22:31 PM

I am SHOOK that there are still publishing folk that don't know about this game-changing hack. If you have to read a PDF on your Kindle and you'd prefer it not to be a teeny tiny fonted frustrating mess, use CONVERT as your subject when you email it to your kindle.

7/3/2020, 3:06:57 PM

Every entrepreneur knows this experience. Much harder to find ppl to support you than to congratulate you. Everyone wants to show up at the finish line. Grateful for my early supporters, you know who you are.

7/3/2020, 2:10:40 PM

NYU and MIT have taken down the 80 million image Tiny Images dataset (>1700 citations) due to hugely important work by @Abebab and @vinayprabhu summarized here: (original paper:

Tue Jun 16 2020 open all

6/16/2020, 12:10:00 AM

"What if you could measure product/market fit? Because if you could measure product/market fit, then maybe you could optimize it. And then maybe you could systematically increase product/market fit until you achieved it." - Rahul Vohra, CEO Superhuman

Mon Jun 15 2020 open all

6/15/2020, 12:14:00 AM

About is a website for developers who have little to no artistic talent. It is a collection of tools for making websites look good without much hassle without complex design software. A collection of tools for developers who have little to no artistic talent. Join the movement #nodesigndev.

Wed Jun 03 2020 open all

6/3/2020, 11:31:00 PM


6/3/2020, 6:38:00 PM

Collection of thinking tools and frameworks to help you solve problems, make decisions and understand systems.