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Archive: January 29th, 2017
If that Holocaust denier complains about having his @Huffduffer account deleted, I shall simply deny that any such act ever took place.
Doing some chores …cleaning the kitchen floor; kicking a Holocaust denier off @Huffduffer…
(Okay, that last one didn’t feel like a chore.)
promises address?” but that is then addressed further down:
Fair enough. In any case, what you’ll find here is mainly good advice for writing modular code.
A proposed syllabus for critical thinking: Calling Bullshit in the Age of Big Data.
Our aim in this course is to teach you how to think critically about the data and models that constitute evidence in the social and natural sciences.
A nice straightforward account of building and testing a progressive web a… I mean, website.
I think every website from now on should use some of the Progressive Web App features. It’s even confusing to call it “Apps” as it applies to all websites and apps.
The (literally) hidden dangers of copying code snippets from the web and pasting them into the command line.
This cautionary tale backs up a small tip I heard for getting to understand how found code works: deliberately type it out instead of copying and pasting.
The text detection API is still in its experimental stage, but it opens up a lot of really interesting possibilities for the web: assistive technology to read out text, archiving tools for digitising text …it’s all part of the nascent shape detection API.