Monthly Archives: March 2016

NPM & left-pad: Have We Forgotten How To Program? | Haney Codes .NET

http://www.haneycodes.net/npm-left-pad-have-we-forgotten-how-to-program/ Oh, yes, this is so bizarre… Why would a programmer with self respect even publish a “module” like those? Not even mentioning the lemmings depending on that. No, I want to go one step further: avoid frameworks if feasible. … Continue reading

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Being Poor

http://whatever.scalzi.com/2005/09/03/being-poor

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Cash is King

I’m not saying we should all take our money out of the bank, but that we should all have the option to. Cash gives you that option. Why remove it? It’s our money. Not the banks’. http://www.theguardian.com/money/commentisfree/2016/mar/21/fear-cashless-world-contactless We should keep … Continue reading

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The Superior Social Skills of Bilinguals – NYTimes.com

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/03/13/opinion/sunday/the-superior-social-skills-of-bilinguals.html

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The cult of memory: when history does more harm than good | David Rieff | Education | The Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/education/2016/mar/02/cult-of-memory-when-history-does-more-harm-than-good

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