a decade of web dev, going metric, and football banners

Reading

How I would explain a decade of web development to a time traveler from 2007 is a nice run through of the various changes in web dev that have taken place over the last decade. As someone who’s been at it for nearly twice that time, it makes me feel old. So many ‘new’ things that I keep meaning to get into, as well as plenty that I make no apologies for not getting into. It’s nigh on impossible to stay on top of everything, but thankfully, there’s enough in that article that I did manage to keep up with.

Collapse – another piece about why Brexit is fucked, but this time from someone who was on board with leaving the EU. I don’t know why I continue to read stuff like this; it’s depressing.

Listening to

99% Invisible: Half Measures. This explanation of why the US is one of the only countries not to use the metric system covers a lot of ground. I didn’t know that technically the US sort of is a metric country – but on a voluntary basis. It’s the °F to °C thing that gets me the most. Like, it should be an easy conversion in my head, but I still can’t make it work.

The Cipher: RZA and Huey: Off The Record Ep #17: DJ Premier. Two of the best producers in hip hop, and two of my favourite people to listen to. RZA dropping jewelz, and Premo’s got stories for DAYS.

Watching

The Truth Behind The World’s Greatest Tifos..