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Archives: 2012

Variable Hoisting Puzzle

November 27, 2012, 12:28 pm

My colleague, Kyle, recently sent around an excellent article on execution contexts in JavaScript. I’m a big fan of esoteric JavaScript puzzles, so here’s one for you. Hint: the answer is in the above-linked article!

My dream of an Obama bait-and-switch

September 1, 2012, 9:01 pm

We’re screwed. Unless, that is, the President of the United States of America pulls the biggest bait-and-switch in human history.

You shouldn’t have to set a terrain dial

July 6, 2012, 1:07 am

Jeep advertises the ‘terrain dial’ as a desirable feature of their Cherokee model. I’m no rocket surgeon, but can’t computers do better?

Turning it off.

June 21, 2012, 12:12 pm

I’ve decided social media (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Foursquare, etc.) isn’t contributing anything meaningful to my life and may, in fact, be hurting my life in significant ways. So, I’m turning it off. If you want to talk, you either already have my phone number or can email me through the link at the bottom of this page.

Sublime Text 2 more sublime with a drop of Dropbox

January 19, 2012, 9:19 pm

I’ve been a big fan of Panic’s Coda since early on (and skEdit before that). But, move over bacon, there’s a new sheriff in town. After just a few days of use, I’m all in with Sublime Text 2.