Category: misc.

  • Google is Offering Scholarships to Learn Python

    Think Free Coding Education… Once again, the tech giant is funding about 2,500 scholarships on the Coursera platform to learn Python. “Python is now the most in-demand programming language, and more than 530,000 U.S. jobs, including 75,000 entry-level jobs require Python proficiency. With this new certificate, you can learn Python, Git and IT automation within […]

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  • Old Technology Still in Use…

    What is it about visiting a train museum that makes you feel like a little kid again? Likely it’s the colossal size of the machines, but it really is a lot of fun to step inside and feel like you’re visiting the past. This was my experience when, finally, at my father’s repeated encouragement, I […]

  • Apple Card and Balance Transfer – Be Advised

    TLDR; Nope. So, Apple Card…super easy to get approved for and it’s great to get cash back fast (as in usually posts within about a day or two to your Apple Cash card in the wallet) Those are the main…mmm, maybe only benefits. Depending on your credit score there will be an apr of something […]

  • Watch the Making of Gold Airpods

    I do not own a pair of AirPods, not to mention a pair of gold AirPods…but this is incredibly satisfying to watch. A real craftsman at work. ⬇️

  • How Long Does it Take to Learn a New Skill?

    Less than you think… TLDR; 20 hrs Some time ago I was interviewing for a new position at work and the manager introduced me to the idea that it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert in a field. This was based on their reading of Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Outliers”. I never read the book, […]

  • How to Save Browsing Sessions on Mac and PC

    TLDR; Extension for Chrome and Microsoft Edge: Session Buddy Session Buddy is an extension for Chrome; and since the Microsoft Edge (Chromium based) is now in beta for Mac (and PC) you can use it on both macOS and Windows. If you haven’t tried Edge beta, I’d give a try, personally I see advantages over […]

  • Foreceipt…Personal Bookkeeper in Your Pocket

    TLDR; Best non-automated finance tracking app: Foreceipt. It’s just $.99 a month and worth every penny. Your welcome. Some years ago, I set out to find the best finance tracking app for my needs. Open App Store, search finance. Done. Right? No doubt like many have already discovered, it’s a bit confusing and time consuming. […]