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Reading Log - December 16 (#10)

There's no escaping the Twitter drama this week after Elon's petty hypocrisy. But outside that, we look at the celebrating the 75th birthday of the transistor, a big advancement in fusion energy, as well as a big announcement from Apple.

Reading Log - December 9 (#9)

Ignoring more Twitter drama this week to look at the FTC filing a lawsuit to stop Microsoft and more.

Developing with Dev Tools Open

One thing I've started to do when I'm actively developing a website or application is keep the dev tools open docked to the side. I do this for two reasons.

Chokepoint Capitalism: A Review

Earlier this year I backed a Kickstarter campaign by Cory Doctorow & Rebecca Giblin for their new book Chokepoint Capitalism. I had read several of Cory's books and consider him someone who is knowledgeable about the creative industry. So when the Kickstarter campaign popped up in my feeds, I decided it was worth my investment, and a read.

November Check-In

Thanksgiving has come and gone, so that means November has also come and gone. It was not a bad month by any means as I got to spend time with my family for both my niece's baptism as well as Thanksgiving.

Reading Log - December 2 (#8)

Another quiet week. Artemis I is continuing to send back amazing pictures. LastPass had a bad week. And there's some cool CSS stuff.

Apollo Remastered

At the recommendation of Kai Ryssdal from Marketplace, I ended up purchasing a new coffee table book called Apollo Remastered. And oh man was it worth the purchase.

Artemis I

Almost a week ago, NASA finally launched the Artemis I mission. This is the first launch of the Space Launch System (SLS). It launched an unmanned Orion capsule around the moon. While I'm excited about the prospect of us going back to the moon, I have mixed feelings on the current program.

On FTX and Crypto in General

Over the last 2 weeks, we've seen one of the most popular and biggest crypto exchanges go from top of the world to declaring bankruptcy. I try not to dump on stuff I don't fully understand, but at this point, I'm kind of glad I haven't gotten into the whole crypto craze.