1. Today I learned about poaceae

    Today I learned about the poaceae, which is perhaps better known as the family of plant species of grasses. Turns out there's a lot more species of grasses than I realized, including some plants that you might not think would be in that category.


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  2. I'm freezing new long form articles for a while

    I'm putting a freeze on new long form content in an effort to clear out a growing backlog of drafts of long form content.


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  3. Cache invalidation and UX

    The use of caches in systems presents some challenges for a good user experience, I ran into a great example of these frustrations the other day.


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  4. Today I learned a new word - disinflation

    Today I learned a new word "disinflation"


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  5. Creating a topo map - day 10

    Creating a topographic map - day 10. Finding some more beginner friendly routes and some historic photos of the nearby area from the era when this wall was built.


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  6. Creating a topo map - day 9

    Creating a topographic map - day 9. Found a few more routes and a comment on why I've names things the way I have.


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  7. Creating a topo map - day 8

    Creating a topographic map - day 8. Some history about why this structure was built.


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  8. Trading card games and competitive play

    Due to the covid lockdowns I've found I've played a lot more board games lately. During this time I've also been thinking about economics a lot more than I did before. This has led me to think about the economics of games especially when more serious competition is involved.


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  9. Creating a topo map - day 7

    Creating a topographic map - day 7. I learned a lot about the image stitching process today from some frustrating first hand experiences.


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  10. Creating a topo map - day 6

    Creating a topographic map - day 6. Climbed some new routes and sent some projects, now that some other people have climbed my project routes I feel a lot more pressure to document these routes properly and put them on some climbing sites.


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