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Notes on Programming in Japanese

Here are some notes I think anyone who is programming in Japan may find useful, they (will) span across the full stack. At the time of posting this is a very small post, but this will be an ongoing project. I'll update it as I come back ...

The case of the stolen Bitcoin

[Edit: 2023, November 20) I have had some conversations with people and they seem to be confused about some pretty basic crypto stuff. Here's an interesting primer from Planet Money, it's about 25 minutes and is about money laundering wi...

Meandering thoughts on collective consciousness, Meaningness, and Critical and Meta Rationalism

[The Infinima]For a few years now, I've been a dedicated listener of Christofer Lövgren's podcast Do Explain. He frequently has on Jake Orthwein to discuss ideas like meta-rationality and David Chapman's "Meaningness." After a recent epi...

The medium isn't the message

On Twitter awhile back I saw an ad for a 'domino train' that automates setting up dominos. In the comments I saw a few disparaging comments. One read, "Nobody needs a fully-automatic, magazine fed domino laying train." Another, "Yup, let...

Super simple Posts with Categories for Solidus (Ruby on Rails)

Having a way to communicate with customers on-the-fly without the need to contact a designer or programmer to modify files for you is an essential feature of any online commerce site. Solidus is agnostic about how to do this, so there ar...

On Cozy Orb

[Image] “Most of us, it seems, have a strong inclination to accept the peculiarities of our social environment as if they were ‘natural’. It is one of the characteristics of the magical attitude of a primitive tribal or ‘closed’ society...

Beginning an infinity

[多元宇宙陰陽]Sometime in 2009 or so I made a short found footage film named Conatus using audio from open source record labels, clips from old video in the public domain on archive.org, and inspirational quotes taken from TED talks. Before I ...

Introduction

Hi, I’m Cody! I’m interested in computers and programming, media, language, communication, science, philosophy, epistemology, Making Music and Bitcoin, skateboarding, and Taking Children Seriously. A little about the blog-> For years I...