Brett & Kate McKay explain why our everyday choices make or break our integrity. Once you commit one dishonest act, your moral standards loosen, your self-perception as an honest person gets a little hazier, your ability to rationalize goes up, and your fudge factor margin increases. Where you draw the line between ethical and unethical, […]
I was on gum-removal duty last Saturday (so I’m not in this video), but this is a really cool timelapse of another Serve Del Mar project that renovated the school’s teacher’s lounge. Via Jay Kim.
There is a very real danger of our drifting into an attitude of contempt for humanity. We know quite well that we have no right to do so, and that it would lead us into the most sterile relation to our fellow-men. […] Nothing that we despise in the other man is entirely absent from […]
Marco Arment on Medium: Treat places like Medium the way you’d treat writing for someone else’s magazine, for free. I think it’s important to own your own domain, publish content there, and even receive email there. But if not, you’re surely helping somebody for nothing.
Fellow procrastinator Matt Gemmell is facing something very relatable: the constant availability of time-sucking distractions and what we can do about it. We have limited time. Our workdays are only so long. Our evenings. Our lives. We spend too much of our time on trivia. Some distraction is healthy and necessary, but we all know […]
For my friends in the Bay Area: Tomorrow, August 3rd, there’s a great volunteering opportunity to help Del Mar High School in San Jose get ready for their school year. We plan to help clean up their campus, renovate the teacher’s lounge, host free health check-ups for students, and more. Here’s what our last event […]
Drew Crawford wrote a very long and well-cited article about why mobile web apps are slow. Now I am going to warn you–this is a very freaking long article, weighing in at very nearly 10k words. That is by design. I have recently come out in favor of articles that are good over articles that […]
I’ve been using the Node Embedded Database in a project and its MongoDB-compatible API has been a joy to use. DailyJS has a short and sweet writeup of NeDB and how it works. While my current project has outgrown it, I’m considering using NeDB for Yeti since it’s pure Node and can even be used […]