Buzz Andersen

Buzz Andersen


Tech veteran (Apple, Square, Tumblr, @bkcc), old school indie Mac/iOS developer, Eagle Scout. Mail: buzz at https://t.co/dAMKrAgSjv

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All these moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain.

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I guess I should bake something, if only because I happen to have a packet of dry yeast, and apparently that is now more precious than toilet paper.

The obvious reason Animal Crossing resonates right now: the social features. The less obvious reason: real life has turned into a resource management game.

I totally would but I don’t have any high gluten flour!

New name for the toilet paper shortage: the Tragedy of the Commodes.

Funny what a year or two of actually having to govern does to you.

As I read this article about Lambda School I kept thinking “Man, this basically sounds like subprime education.” Then I got to this part.

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Crazy thing: my friends who run a high traffic coffee shop just found this thing under their bar. It turns out to be a super cheap Chinese Bluetooth LE beacon.

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Theory: we branched to the dark timeline when the Cubs won the World Series.

When even the foreign power manipulating you is shocked at your party's lack of principle.

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I think most programmers spend the first 5 years of their career mastering complexity, and the rest of their lives learning simplicity.

Instagram is now basically a mall where I occasionally run into friends.

I was able to connect to it, and the URL that this particular one was broadcasting appears to have been some sort of student loan scam. So, basically this is an instance of physical, location-based spam.

I’ve often struggled to precisely describe Hacker News’s particular brand of obnoxiousness, but this pretty much nails it.

I’ve been thinking for years that someone needs to create a developer version of the Gartner Hype Cycle diagram, so I finally sat down and did one.

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My toilet needs are...unconventional.

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