All posts by sonicrocketman

Not that I’d ever dream this would happen, but it would be kinda hilarious and awesome if the House and Senate were so disgruntled with Trump that they actually worked together as a check on his presidency.

You could probably guess what episode of the Ezra Klein Show I just finished by just looking at my Amazon cart.

Curse you, end-of-episode book recommendations!

Also, did you know you can listen to articles with Great for walks and car rides.

The newest iOS update (pending review) will enable you to listen to articles in the background and control the audio from the lock screen.

If you knew that you’d have to work with the other party, and that a majority house could be controlled by a minority speaker, wouldn’t that foster more centrist bipartisanship? There’d be no incentive to obstruct the process and wait until the next election to do what you wanted.

“Quick! Traffic is spiking! Increase the parser throughput and tighten the rate limits on non-critical queues!”

“Aye aye!” *flips big lever*

Developers sometimes talk about “tuning a system” or having “levers” and “switches” to configure things. I want real levers and switches. I want to tune my feed parsing cluster like a pilot or a sailor does a plane/ship.