Pondering the utility of a “draft blog post titles” listing on my homepage, partly as a teaser, partly as a reminder to myself
Sitting hacking in Stofan, Reykjavik. They seem to be playing a jazz version of Douce Dame Jolie #thisisiceland
It would seem that the @twitter website has endpoints for fetching people who have favourited and retweeted a tweet — again out-doing their API. Example:
Hydro-fold, a 3D printer of sorts.
By adding water to printer ink and printing fold patterns onto regular paper, self-folding origami is possible. Whilst not quite as impressive as conventional 3D printers, the possibility of printing a self-assembling structure with volume from a normal printer is somewhat exciting
The fact that I’m considering splitting #microformats examples lists into “publishing” and “consuming” is testament to the progress which has been made in the past month
#microformats2 wild examples list growing quickly, will your site be the next? microformats.org/wiki/microformats2#Examples_in_the_wild
Laughing at the @twitter docs using “t.co” and “best practices” in the same sentence: dev.twitter.com/docs/tco-url-wrapper/best-practices
My new theory: adding “unexpectedly” to the middle and “in real time” to the end of any given sentence is guaranteed to improve it.
Unexpectedly guaranteed to improve it in real time, that is.
Guess what I’m #baking (clue is in the flour and purple splats):
prefetch/select_related — that, along with a few small changes, reduced a task which was taking > 500,000 queries to 4558