I keep track of all the blog posts I have read in 2021.
26 October 2021
- You want Tor Browser ... not a VPN
23 Mar 2021
This post first appeared on my old blog in October 2019. It is preserved, but maybe not updated, here.
- The strangely difficult problem of drawing a box around text
14 Sept 2021
Let me show you a quick demo.
25 October 2021
- Steve Ruiz
Dead Zone Dragging
21 Oct 2021
Improve dragging experience by adding a spooky dead zone, or a minimum distance before a shape will begin to drag.
- Web Performance Metrics Cheatsheet
25 Oct 2021
I recently gave a talk on “Making Sense of Performance Metrics” at the Web Unleashed Conference, and it was suggested that I turn the breakdown of all the performance metrics into a cheatsheet; so here it is! The full cheatsheet, including a downloadable PDF version, are at the bottom of
- Signed Integers are Asymmetrical
11 Oct 2021
An edge case in integer safety.
24 October 2021
- Why are there twelve different musical notes?
1 Aug 2021
A standard piano has 88 keys: 52 white ones and 36 black ones. On the left hand side are keys that produce deeper tones with lower sound frequencies, on the right are the keys that produce higher tones. In principle there could be more keys on either end, but at some point the frequencies stop sounding musical in our ears, and more keys might become impractical for the performer.