I just wrote ‘Kill me.’ That’s all that’s on here. I’ve been dealing with puppet...– Blake ? (via petervidani)
Happy Pi Day Tumblr
I know it’s cliche, but Pi has always been my favorite number and today is pi day so I celebrate. When new people start at Tumblr and walk through the office being introduced to people, we have an opportunity to ask questions. I always ask, “What’s your closest approximation of pi?”. I get a lot of blank stares but nearly 100% of the time people can throw at...
Error Messages are a Lost Art
Sometimes I find myself spending an inordinate amount of time crafting the language behind error messages. Software development can be a lot like what I imagine being an archeologist is like. You spend a fair amount of time, without a ton of information, trying to decipher what the scribblings of some person a long time ago might have meant. I find myself asking deep philosophical questions when...