Notes from my week.
- Testing out a new API for the Admissions Reps app
- Wrote my annual work evaluation for 2020
- Working on my 2020 Year in Review
- Working on my website. I think I have all the existing functionality moved over to Eleventy now.
- Hockey is back!
- Had my fantasy hockey draft for the new season
- NCAA football national championship: Ohio State-Alabama
- NHL: Penguins-Flyers
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
- The Croods: A New Age
- NHL: Penguins-Capitals
- NFL: Chiefs-Browns
- NHL 21 (PS4)
- Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
- Finished Life, the Universe and Everything
- ShopTalk Show — 445: 11ty Conversions, CSS Tricks Redesign, Art Direction, and Should We Be Using React?
- Syntax Podcast — Hasty Treat – A Podcast About Nothing
- Smashing Podcast — What is Machine Learning? with Charlie Gerard
- Bethesda is making an Indiana Jones game
- Razer has created a concept N95 mask with RGB and voice projection — Razer Project Hazel
- Disneyland will become a ‘super site’ for COVID-19 vaccinations
- Troy with Age of Empires sound effects
- Go read this NYT story about losing $220 million in bitcoin — “Of the 18.5 million bitcoin currently in existence, roughly 20 percent (around $140 billion) are lost in inaccessible wallets”
- Pittsburgh Penguins 2021 season preview: How much is left in the tank for Sidney Crosby & Co.?
- Give your Eleventy Site Superpowers with Environment Variables
- Twitter permanently bans Trump
- Trump’s ban from Twitter creates the ultimate case of link rot in posts across the internet
- The Cute New Burger King Logo
- Google is adding a ‘Guest Mode’ to its smart speakers
- Valve’s Steam Year in Review shows PC gaming on the rise — and VR, too
- Art Direction for Static Sites
- 2021 MacBook Pro will ditch the Touch Bar and bring back MagSafe, say reports — I wouldn’t mind the Touch Bar so much if it was an addition to the F-keys rather than a replacement. Maybe just put it above that top row. I also do miss MagSafe on the MacBook, but I also love being able to use a standard USB-C cord to charge my computer (along with video output and everything else).
- Basic custom taxonomies with Eleventy
- Tips to stay focused and finish your hobby project
- How to Use Things 3 to Streamline Your Writing Process