Working outside-in with Cucumber (video + slides) →
This looks like a really good, beginner-friendly introduction to Cucumber. I’d love to be better at this stuff.
World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale on Vimeo (via Vimeo)
It’s not about pop culture, and it’s not about fooling people, and...– Steve Jobs, via Bokardo
Apple’s goal isn’t to make money. Our goal is to design and develop and bring to...– Jonathan Ive, via Bokardo
Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things that you most value. It is...– Becoming Minimalist
An 8-bit cover of Weezer’s El Scorcho, from...
Me: You must be a spy.
Lucy (in a conspiratorial voice): I am! I have very suspicious ears!
From Seth Godin: Interesting business lesson learned on a bicycle: it’s very difficult to improve your performance on the downhills. I used to dread the uphill parts of my ride. On a recumbent bike, they’re particularly difficult. So I’d slog through, barely surviving, looking forward to the superspeedy downhill parts. Unfortunately, I had a serious accident a few years ago...
Apparently, my blog has become a Quotidian-style quotelog. A bit of a shame, since there’s so much more interesting stuff out there. And, because I have some user-interface tweaks I’d like to make if it were explicitly a quotelog. But, I guess, if this is what’s compelling enough for me to post, then it’s fine. I still toy with the idea of developing a quotelog some day....
Figure out the absolute least you need to do to implement the idea, do just...– John Gruber
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever...– Steve Jobs (here’s the text of his speech) (via kareem) (via superamit)
Josh and his wife Celia helped us join in the community - they were among our...– Sharon Astyk (via ayjay)
Complexity is never eliminated, merely reduced and displaced.– Giles Colborne
The next time you see an application you like, think very long and hard about...– Benjamin Pollack
Either we have the most evil people on Earth living in the United States, or we...– Sen. Jim Webb
“C.S. Lewis said one of the distinctive aspects of the modern mind is the assumption that newer things are always better. We’ve become preoccupied with things we don’t have, rather than the nurturing and stewarding the things we do have. … Wendell Berry says we need to attend to the intrinsic meaning of things: ‘What is needed is work of durable value; the time or age of it...