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Truth 4/13/2018 12:22:00 PM

A remarkable, glorious achievement is just what a long series of unremarkable, unglorious tasks looks like from far away.

-How to Beat Procrastination

 

Hi, Mom! 4/11/2018 2:42:00 PM

I wonder if this is still my mom's homepage. :-P

Oh, weird 4/9/2018 2:46:00 PM

At some point, posting here started working again. That's good, I guess?

Does editing work from Open Live Writer? Yes.

Getting Started in the Chrome Codebase 6/15/2017 11:44:00 AM

https://www.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/getting-around-the-chrome-source-code 

Eric https://cs.chromium.org/chromium/src/docs/

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This is amazing 6/8/2017 4:23:00 PM

Terrible Software UI Design: Volume sliders

Philip Su is my hero 5/3/2017 4:48:00 PM

The current You isn’t the real You. You are currently the past, less-awesome version of the future, final, real You.

https://www.facebook.com/notes/philip-su/on-career-growth-and-insight/10150804625079981/

Reading List 3/17/2017 11:19:00 AM

In which I again remind myself to read everything at https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src/+/master/docs/ 

Working on Google Chrome - One Year In 2/2/2017 12:55:00 PM

I wrote about my first year working on Google Chrome. The post ranges from personal stories to arcane Chrome command line arguments. (Guess which people found more interesting?)

Site Isolation in Chrome 1/27/2017 3:13:00 PM

A big, interesting project, aims to ensure that a fully-pwned render process cannot attack arbitrary sites. Video

TinyMCE 1/27/2017 2:30:00 PM

Switching over to TinyMCE for the editor here. Let's see what it can do!

This is nice. Right?

cool sealed surprised

Crawling 1/18/2017 2:58:00 PM
I have no idea how accurate this is, but it's interesting. Google Crawl Rate
Decisions are made by those who show up 1/17/2017 1:17:00 PM
Farewell letter from the Head of the US Digital Service
Hacker animation in 600 bytes 12/19/2016 3:37:00 PM
Enter the matrix
Sounds about right 12/5/2016 10:04:00 PM
"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't build the Minimum Viable Product, perform a Riskiest Assumption Test instead 11/17/2016 5:02:00 PM
MVP vs. RAT
(Ab)using Motivation 11/8/2016 5:19:00 PM
Frustration, says Fogg, is usually more fixable than annoyance. When we want people to do something our first instinct is usually to try to increase their motivation – to persuade them. Sometimes this works, but more often than not the best route is to make the behaviour easier. One of Fogg’s maxims is, “You can’t get people to do something they don’t want to do.” A politician who wants people to vote for her makes a speech or goes on TV instead of sending a bus to pick voters up from their homes. The bank advertises the quality of its current account instead of reducing the number of clicks required to open one. Making Apps Addictive
Chrome Network Docs redux 11/4/2016 2:33:00 PM
Bumping myself, in the hopes that I'll find time to read these... someday. Chrome Network Docs
TLS/1.3 10/14/2016 2:16:00 PM
Moves version negotiation to an extension.
Eric https://blog.cloudflare.com/introducing-tls-1-3/

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You might not need JS 10/11/2016 3:50:00 PM
Cool demos show what the browser can do even without JavaScript http://youmightnotneedjs.com/
Wanna build a web browser 10/10/2016 3:30:00 PM
Here's how: Chromium Design Documents
The Constitution 10/10/2016 3:00:00 PM
And it's a reminder of how much of our constitutional system does not reside in the Constitution itself but in the hearts of the people who take an oath to it. It's a reminder as well that without the norms of civic decency in which we encase the Constitution, the document itself will not save us. https://www.lawfareblog.com/grab-em-constitution-trump-and-justice-department
Drag Drop is Complicated 10/6/2016 11:36:00 AM
Raymond Chen writes about implementing drag and drop.
"From Scratch" 8/31/2016 11:36:00 AM
"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch you must first invent the universe" - Carl Sagan
APNG 7/27/2016 1:01:00 AM
Now that Brotli is rolling out in lots of places, I think APNG is going to be the next windmill I tilt at.
http://littlesvr.ca/apng/
Milestones 6/30/2016 7:44:00 AM
Nate crawled across his crib and later the floor this morning.
Wisdom 6/11/2016 9:31:00 AM
If forced to briefly summarize the wisdom I've scraped together over the years, it would boil down to this: feedback loops are important.
Milestones 6/5/2016 10:47:00 AM
Nate rolled into his belly for the first time this morning. 
Find Unicode Characters by drawing 5/9/2016 2:46:00 PM
http://shapecatcher.com/
Echos 4/22/2016 9:24:00 PM
You're a bunny, and you're a bunny, and you're a bunny...
Memory Management in Javascript 4/19/2016 3:45:00 PM
Colt's Talk
This makes me happier than just about anything 4/11/2016 12:21:00 PM
Sam the stuffed astronaut dog
Stupid hexedit tricks 4/10/2016 12:49:00 AM
Great blog post on dragging items from .NET to Windows Explorer 4/1/2016 8:24:00 AM
Drag to Windows Explorer from C# .NET
MSDN More https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb776904.aspx

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Is there any reason to ever do this? 3/30/2016 11:10:00 AM
function getAnswersListFromStorage() {
var saved = localStorage.getItem('__keyName__');
if (!saved || saved === '') // <-- why is the second test needed?
Image Variants for testing 3/17/2016 11:33:00 AM
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