Oh wow, I didn't realize CSS (non-rectangular) Shapes are now quite well supported across browsers! https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/CSS_Shapes
Posted a few tweets about education, life-skills, gamification and how https://learnawesome.org will evolve. Please amplify (comment, RT) so that I can find other like-minded folks: https://twitter.com/nileshtrivedi/status/1360828160493842433
If a webapp has not been careful and has used GET requests for non-safe actions, it can be exploited by other sites using forged requests. If does not even need any user action because CORS is not enforced on <img> tag where the src attribute can fetch a resource on the victim domain.
This is not supposed to be quantified self. I find that excessive tracking of oneself CHANGES me. What kind of person wants to measure and log "Played with the kid for 30 minutes"?
This is just for keeping the big picture in mind. Only 3 goals per category are allowed. There is no syncing with any external day planner. The textareas are for free-form note-taking but they limit the size of notes you can take.
Been playing with this idea for a dashboard/TODO list. The blinking dot in footer represents your current age compared to expected life. The idea is that the 4 categories on the left increase your capacity to have more joy. As you grow older, the box on the right should grow bigger and bigger and dominate more of your attention. All the areas are resizable textareas so you allocate attention as per your preferences, and make sure that you are spending time on things that really matter.
Just noticed that switching.social has started redirecting to ethical.net
@switchingsoftware What has changed?
I wrote some code to simulate the Parrondo's Paradox and yes, it works! Two losing games played alternately (or even randomly) can lead to winning!
It has implications not just for physics, or investing, but also explaining how life might have started!
Collected some learning resources on this topic here: https://learnawesome.org/topics/396e094f-d92c-48f0-8d40-b5db48f30bbe-parrondo-paradox
Some UI components developed out of our usage of TailwindCSS and AlpineJS for LearnAwesome.org:
I started a poll on Twitter about sponsoring bug bounties for open-source dependencies. If you are CTO or engineering leader at a company, please add your opinions: https://twitter.com/nileshtrivedi/status/1343756808565837825
you can follow https://golb.hplar.ch/2019/01/expose-server-vpn.html, which is what i used in setting mine up
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