I recently finished reading Musashi. Awesome book. I enjoyed it so much that I've decided to write a blog post telling you what I learned. It's spoiler-free, so check it out: https://noeldemartin.com/blog/lessons-learned-musashi-by-eiji-yoshikawa
Today I completed lesson 10 of Seth Godin's The Bootstrapper's Workshop. It's been great and I've learned a lot. If you are interested to see my progress read it here: https://noeldemartin.com/tasks/taking-seth-godins-bootstrappers-workshop
Seems like #solid server implementations don't support SPARQL yet, keep that in mind when working with applications storing a lot of data. The current recommendation is to use Globbing instead.
Gamifying Wikipedia for new editors
Since I started looking into #solid, I realized it's built on top of many existing technologies I didn't know much about. Check out some basic concepts I'd recommend getting familiar with before learning it: https://noeldemartin.com/tasks/implementing-a-task-manager-using-solid#comment-2
I enjoyed this talk by Rizqi Djamaluddin, where he goes into why data privacy is important and how we should be handling it: "Fundamentally Flawed: Privacy, People and the Age of Data" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ucz0UFaYuvs
Interesting, an open letter from DHH (Basecamp CTO) to Jeff Bezos (he was an early imvestor) https://m.signalvnoise.com/dear-jeff-a6319829f92a
#TIL you can use `array_filter` in PHP without providing the filter callback, and it will get rid of all the falsy values. Sweet! I've written logic for this myself many times, so I'll definitely start using this instead.
Mastodon is awesome, I just favorited a bot's toot, I'm not sure I have ever done that in the birdsite.
In case you're wondering, it was @alt_text
I just found out the app I use to listen podcasts has a "hidden" stats page. And I've realized how much time I spend listening to them. I enjoy them, but I consume them mostly when I cannot do anything else like reading or programming (basically exercise/commuting). Bittersweet.
I'm sure if I eliminated my commute there are some I would still keep listening thou :D.
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