It’s rare that I mourn the death of an engineer. We don’t recognize them the same way as pop culture tech titans. Listening to Dr. Bill Wattenburg (or as most of us knew him, Dr. Bill) was something that spanned generations in my family. For forty years, Dr. Bill was an anchor of weekend radio on KGO 810. Back when it was a real, independent radio station, that is.
Fifty years ago today, a man was murdered. When you kill a man out of hate, you create a martyr that lasts forever.
One thing I wanted to figure out was the difference between the two PrecisionCore versions. More specifically, I wanted to know what really was different between them.
A recent barnburner of bad intelligence by David Gewirtz has one thing standing out in particular to me: He doesn’t seem to know how to add.
By banning @Milo, Twitter has made Milo Yiannopoulos into a martyr. Based on their public replies, I don’t think Twitter gets the ramifications of that just yet. Twitter should take this moment to learn, reflect, and reform.
I decided to clean install this blog’s WordPress installation. Why I did it, is best explained in running down the pro’s and con’s of doing so.
Ads can backfire, and your app can stink, if you try to cram too much through a narrow pipe.
Unfortunately, comment moderation is here to stay. One individual, posting under multiple identities, is to blame.
What to do when crowd-funding backers occasionally become abusive? I don’t have a perfect answer for this one, it’s more of a conversation starter.