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Sometimes I wonder if every boy and every girl is still supposed to spice up their life.

Sometimes I wonder if every boy and every girl is still supposed to spice up their life.

Boris Becker?

Boris Becker?

If you put this dark pattern into your app, you’re a bad person.

If you put this dark pattern into your app, you’re a bad person.

Likes https://whalecoiner.com/bookmarks/20210120t1419.

Likes https://whalecoiner.com/bookmarks/20210120t1419.

Likes https://adactio.com/journal/17768.

Likes https://adactio.com/journal/17768.

Get safe

It should be safe to visit a web page.

Get safe

“We deliver lunch.” That’s nice. “It’s going to take 90 minutes.” That’s okay, I’ll just place my order 90 minutes before lunchtime. “Our website will not allow orders before noon.” What.

“We deliver lunch.” That’s nice.

“It’s going to take 90 minutes.” That’s okay, I’ll just place my order 90 minutes before lunchtime.

“Our website will not allow orders before noon.” What.

Likes https://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/2021/01/16.

Likes https://www.gocomics.com/peanuts/2021/01/16.

Have you ever over-engineered something with so many layers of abstraction that it became impossible to add even a small feature without a major refactoring? Me, neither, obviously. Why are we even asking.

Have you ever over-engineered something with so many layers of abstraction that it became impossible to add even a small feature without a major refactoring?

Me, neither, obviously. Why are we even asking.

My brain managed seamlessly to turn a tiktok sea shanty ear worm into a levan polkka ear worm.

My brain managed seamlessly to turn a tiktok sea shanty ear worm into a levan polkka ear worm.

1.46 million views since mid-November

1.46 million views since mid-November

Likes https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210107-the-432-year-old-manual-on-social-distancing.

Likes https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210107-the-432-year-old-manual-on-social-distancing.

The 432-year-old manual on social distancing

In this spookily prescient booklet, people are advised to keep six feet apart, avoid shaking hands and only send one person per household out to do the shopping.

The 432-year-old manual on social distancing

Likes https://jvns.ca/blog/2021/01/12/day-36–server-sent-events-are-cool–and-a-fun-bug/.

Likes https://jvns.ca/blog/2021/01/12/day-36–server-sent-events-are-cool–and-a-fun-bug/.

Bookmarked https://dtinth.github.io/comic-mono-font/.

I’m not entirely sure what to say about this.

Comic Mono

A legible monospace font… the very typeface you’ve been trained to recognize since childhood

Comic Mono

Likes https://emilypothast.medium.com/on-bean-dad-and-gen-x-irony-7882fe110f80.

Likes https://emilypothast.medium.com/on-bean-dad-and-gen-x-irony-7882fe110f80.

On Bean Dad and Gen X Irony

What a guy who wouldn’t help his kid open a can says about the Culture War

On Bean Dad and Gen X Irony