Dogs have family, cats have staff.

Current status: very confused ...

I (love|hate) regular expressions -- muesli (@fribbledom)

TFW: You see a comment on your blog and get all excited, only to discover it to be spam 8-(

Q: What do you get when you drop a piano down a mineshaft? A: A flat minor!

Lebesgue’s proof of Weierstrass’ theorem johndcook.com/blog/2019/08/19/

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence -- Vince Lombardi

Today is the oldest you've ever been, and the youngest you'll ever be again. -- Eleanor Roosevelt

Give your child the invaluable life lesson that punctuation can be important - wash their hair with 'No! *More* tears!'

Every artist was first an amateur. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trains in chaos ...

I'm just trying to get home ...

hey dev friends, if you were looking to write a really interactive web interface (like one with draggable, interactive gui elements), what framework would be your top choice right now?

i've got a great idea for a fun web app, but honestly I'm way more of a backend dev and I don't even know where to start with the frontend stuff if it has to be totally dynamic and animated.

The nice thing about standards is that you have so many to choose from -- Andrew S. Tanenbaum

1m fingerprints found in leaky database by firm who should know better theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/ - this is why I still use passwords

Just watched Back to the Future... for about the 40th time in my life 😂

What can I say... it's still as good as the first time I've seen it.

Thunberg is boating to the US because she wants to minimise CO2 emissions whilst she fights climate change. Meanwhile 50-year-olds behind keyboards are making jokes about her drowning to try to hurt the feelings of a teenager. So hard to know who's on the right side of history.

I'll never forget the first time I saw a universal remote control. I said to myself 'Well, this changes everything'

A nice article in Quanta about the chromatic function:

quantamagazine.org/color-me-po

It doesn't prove it, but the vertex colouring function is always a polynomial. Which is lovely.

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