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TIL: the iOS 8 Health app can create a “Medical ID” that’s then accessible from the iPhone unlock screen via the “emergency” button.

CSS tweak to hide the obnoxious Google+ shilling in an empty Gmail inbox view:

td.TC { display: none; }

I just marked “bliki: BeckDesignRules” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/jjoqqqw4

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Does anyone else get nauseous trying to correctly pronounce “oeuvre”?

Writing my first @samzastream job!

Dan Simmons has a new novel out next month! goodreads.com/book/show/2396…

Results of a major trial published in NEJM show that eating peanuts greatly reduces the chance of an allergy.

kottke.org/15/02/eating-p…

267 contributors
635 releases
4,099 issues
7,435 commits
50K lines of code

…to make a “small command-line program”

github.com/rg3/youtube-dl

Solr now a standalone server; another sign that Java Web app containers are obsolete.

cwiki.apache.org/confluence/dis…

Also: 12factor.net/port-binding

“I’m… learning so much about tech stuff that my colleagues would never get in a decade. This community is awesome.”

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9101148

“We will ship Pebble Time worldwide, with the exception of Cuba, Myanmar/Burma, Iran, Sudan, Syria, and Russia.”

kickstarter.com/projects/59750…

Go is about to be self-hosting: go-review.googlesource.com/#/c/5652/

Cool!

#golang

Today my kid used “soup” as a verb. #humblebrag

Wrote some Java 8 code — lambdas and streams are a big step forward; they really make a big difference.

“Sorry, we have a once a day policy for that particular episode of Sophia the First.”

Dammit, I wish I was at @strataconf today!

“HTTP/2 is Done” and will soon be an RFC: mnot.net/blog/2015/02/1…

For all its recurring glitches and annoyances, Internet video calling is still a fantastic technology.

I just marked “Fighting “tribal knowledge” and scaling the org side of a Series B startup” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/hediphsf

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I just marked “The Problem with Job Titles” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/pynobjyz

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One redeeming element of this era’s otherwise-dispiriting job search process is really connecting with a kindred spirit in an interview.

At this point I could add “improvising standing desks” to my résumé.

If you, like me, have been wondering how to speed up playback with QuickTime Player (Mac OS X), here you go: macworld.com/article/114319…

Just listened to the Invisibilia episode “How to Become Batman” — amazing, inspiring, heartbreaking.

npr.org/programs/invis…

Just started supporting someone via Patreon — first time for me. Very exciting!