"Exactly  years ago, April 19, 1943, Albert Hofmann, a chemist for Sandoz, in Basel, Switzerland, ingested a minute amount—just 250 micrograms--of a compound derived from the ergot fungus. He soon felt so disoriented that he rode his bicycle home, where he experienced all the heavenly and hellish effects of lysergic acid diethylamide."John Horgan, "Tripping … Continue reading Happy Bicycle Day
"In China, there is no why." —Chris Buckley, Paul Mozur and Austin Ramzy, "How China Turned a City Into a Prison." The New York Times. April 4, 2019. The future is here; it's just not evenly distributed yet.
This is a list of links, in no particular order, of things I found interesting enough to note this week but for one reason or another, didn't make it as an individual post. This is my way of clearing the decks and showing what is on the cutting room floor and maybe provide you with … Continue reading The Weekly Dump
"Many people conflate your work with your job, but they are completely different things. Your job is the daily tasks you are assigned to complete. Many people think checking these boxes off in a timely manner is their only responsibility... ...Work is all the tangible and intangible things that happen while people are performing their … Continue reading The Work vs. The Job
The HTML Entity for changing the directionality of text from right-to-left (rtl) is 8238. To change it back to left-to-right (ltr), use 8237. Repeating the paragraph above with rtl and ending with the ltr: "The HTML Entity for changing the directionality of text from right-to-left (rtl) is 8238. To change it back to left-to-right (ltr), … Continue reading Fun with HTML: Writing Backwards / Writing Backwards