People want to give up the responsibility of being able to understand. And because they can’t understand, then they have faith. And they put their faith into people who say they can understand. And I think that’s a situation that’s ripe for a predatory relationship.Paul Stamets
To write a Chrome extension that allows ES6
<script type="module"> with a dynamic import:
Chrome extensions exist in an “isolated world” to prevent global var collisions between the website and the extension that runs on a given website. This mostly applies to
content_scripts in an extension.
window.foo: my extension declares
foo in the global scope and the website the extension runs on also declares
foo in the global scope. With “isolated world” scoping for the extension, this is not a worry since it doesn’t share scope with the web page it runs on.
Collecting performance metrics, I needed a way to compare optimization before/after numbers into some meaningful value that would impress the brass.Continue reading “Comparison Formulae”
Pika: Have you ever seen a portal?
Pika: Was it like a doorway or a window?
Kirik: It looks like the room you’re in but the room’s dimensions start changing around you.Continue reading “Portal”
- 3 parts clear gin
- ½ part absinthe verte
- 1 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 4+ parts ginger beer
Stir uncarbonated ingredients in Collins glass with ice cubes. Top with ginger beer.
Over one hundred years of intellectual discipline in the mathematical, chemical, and physical sciences culminates in this amazing device I hold in my hand; empowering me to instantly tweet across oceans and continents that viruses and vaccines are a hoax.
- 3 parts dry gin
- 1 part sweet vermouth
- 1 part absinth
The purpose of accepting authority is to learn to outgrow it.Elaine Pagels
We long to be here for a purpose. Yet despite much self-deception, none is evident. The significance of our lives and our fragile planet is then determined only by our own wisdom and courage. We are the custodians of life’s meaning. If we crave some cosmic purpose, then let us find ourselves a worthy goal.Carl Sagan