Spacetime and Ivy

When I was about 16 my dad hauled me up to the local university to listen to a public lecture by a physicist.

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On the importance of fun.

When I work on Stacks I have boatloads of users to worry about. And when I do consulting work, I have to think about the client. So when a feature needs building, it gets built. No matter what. Even if that means doing difficult or tedious work.

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And now for something completely different.

For a few years now, I’ve been an outspoken critic of Electron, GitHub’s cross platform development system for creating desktop apps with web tools. It’s not hard to come up with reasons to be critical: it’s a memory hog, it’s slow, it’s got poor accessibility support, etc. For me the benefits of cross platform have never been worth these costs.

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My Apple ID: Cursed No More?

It’s been about two days since my cursed Apple ID was changed. It’s working right now and I’m feeling optimistic about this fix. This is the longest period of functinoality in at least two years. Even if this is not the One-True-Solution™, it’s safe to say that this is a huge step in the right direction.

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