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Today I learned

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Warning! This is a draft! This post is being written as you are reading it! I started this post on 2021-05-04 and will be updating it regularly until I thin...

Simple React Native Redux counter example

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If you are learning React Native and Redux and still really don’t understand Redux try looking at this simple counter app that I made. This app aims to clear...

How to add a bottom modal in React Native

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I made a small proof of concept on how to add a bottom modal to your react-native projects. I struggled quite a while on this because I didn’t really know wh...

Set Python 3 as default on Mac

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The default Python version that ships with (older) Mac OS software is hilariously old. Because I am still developing on a mid-2014 MBP Retina (SUE ME!) I was...

I built a bike (build log)

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I built a bike! This is going to be a short build log on how I did it. Big shoutout to my buddy Jelle an the store guy who were both instrumental in completi...

How to open last edited file in Vim

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While googling “How to open my last edited file in Vim”, I found this excellent StackOverflow post.

Make your Anki flashcards atomic

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In Augmenting Long-Term Memory, quantum physicist Michael Nielsen explains how he uses Anki to augment his long-term memory. Nielsen explains why you should ...

Filling my first Field Notes

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I recently filled my first Field Notes with notes! Usually I just toss them in a drawer never to be seen again, but not this time.

Blogging can save you work

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In You Should Write Blogs, Steve Yegge explains why you should blog. Steve is somewhat of a cult figure in the tech space. If you’ve never heard of Steve Yeg...

Rebind shift + cmd + m to %>% (pipe symbol)

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I recently made a video about how to make custom complex modifications in Karabiner-elements. Someone saw this video and reached out to me for some help.

How to set up a React and Flask project

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In this blog post I will go over how to set up your React and Flask project while avoiding the dreaded Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) error.

Video: Binary Search tutorial in Python

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Hey guys I just uploaded a new video to my YouTube channel! You can view the video by clicking here or it is embedded down below. In the video I explain a si...

Learning TypeScript - The basics

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For a new project at work I will have to lead a project in TypeScript. Here comes the kicker: I’ve never worked with TypeScript.

How to add a teaser image to minimal mistakes

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In this blog post I will show you how to add a simple teaser image to the “You may also like” section of the minimal mistakes Jekyll theme. Adding a teaser i...

Plotting with Matplotlib

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Plotting with matplotlib is really confusing. Understanding how it works under the hood helps to alleviate this pain enormously. This short blog post is here...

The Maker vs Manager Problem

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It’s well known that programmers dislike meetings… a lot. But have you ever wondered why programmers dislike meetings so much compared to other people? The a...

How to add Latex to Minimal Mistakes

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In one of my previous blog posts I show you how to set up the Minimal Mistakes theme for your Github page. In this blog post I show how to add Latex support ...

How to change Jekyll theme to Minimal Mistakes

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Recently I migrated my whole blog from the Cayman theme to the Minimal Mistakes theme, which can be found here. This blog post explains how to quickly get up...

Welcome to Jekyll!

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You’ll find this post in your _posts directory. Go ahead and edit it and re-build the site to see your changes. You can rebuild the site in many different wa...