December 2014


iframe Embed for CodePen

Adding this as an option for CodePen Embeds. RSS is the inspiration. I noticed Feedly isn’t stripping iframes anymore, but instead putting a box you can tap to load the iframe. RSS has traditionally just stripped iframes, which was the inspiration for using something like a <p> for the embed which gets replaced with JavaScript. […]

Milwaukee Ruins

There are some dilapidated old buildings in the Walker’s Point area. Apparently, they used to be part of a coke factory (like the ingredient in steel). I went walking around in them the other day. There aren’t fences or even any signs saying not to, which is weird because it’s super dangerous. There are deep […]


My holiday movie watching binge was themed “hot sad white women”:

“I’d subscribe to your service except for that I only need some of the features so you should offer an ala carte plan where I only have to pay for the features I need”

Stop me if you’ve heard that one before. I’d love it if you became a customer, but I’m afraid that’s a bad idea for everybody. It’s bad for us because it complicates things tremendously in our code. It’s bad because having a complicated billing system and signup form means we lose customers. It’s bad for […]

Willie Watson

I always loved Willie in Old Crow, but I’m glad his new record alone is awesome.

Parable of the Polygons

Human beings are probably slightly more complicated than squares and triangles, but this makes for one fun and compelling demonstration. All it takes is a change in the perception of what an acceptable environment looks like. So, fellow shapes, remember it’s not about triangles vs squares, it’s about deciding what we want the world to […]

Explanation of Boots Of Spanish Leather

I’ve always loved the ending of this song. Most of it is this brooding lovers-separated ballad. But then it’s like, just kidding, she was really just trying to get rid of the dude without outright saying it and it took him the whole song to get it. And when he does, he’s like OH RIGHT, […]

Mini Documentary on Pro StarCraft

I watch a decent amount of professional StarCraft. It’s just fun. I dunno, I guess nobody really cares so I don’t have to justify it. This little documentary was neat to see: It wasn’t amazingly well done or anything, but the history of the Jaedong and Flash rivalry was a nice human angle to it. […]

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