Links 20th Jan…

Computer stuff:

  • The Line Of Death In web browsers, the browser itself usually fully controls the top of the window, while pixels under the top are under control of the site. I’ve recently heard this called the line of death.
  • Phone numbers are no proper verification stop using phone numbers as authentication. They are not secure, people don’t own them, they cant be easily replaced
  • Cartography comparison: Google Maps & Apple Maps  Both maps also prioritize different kinds of places: Google Maps heavily prioritizes transit, while Apple prioritizes landmarks.

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Oct 05 Interesting Links…

Computer Stuff…


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19th Sep….

Computer links:

Other Links:

  • Why Banks Are BASE Not ACID – Availability Is Revenue   BASE (Basically Available, Soft State, Eventually Consistent), ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability). Availability correlates with revenue and consistency generally does not.
  • How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math The building blocks of understanding are memorization and repetition.The problem with focusing relentlessly on understanding is that math and science students can often grasp essentials of an important idea, but this understanding can quickly slip away without consolidation through practice and repetition…. practiced use to truly internalize concepts.
  • Self-Publish, don’t write for a Publisher the tools and technology are to a point where there is little redeeming value to writing for a publisher. The hardest part of writing a book is… writing the book. And a publisher can’t do much to help with that.