Month: December 2017

The Case for Angular, from a Hater

I am an Angular hater, although less and less so each day. This article discusses why someone like me would recommend a commercial application be written in Angular. 1. What Was the Problem? Why don’t I like Angular? I looked

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A Quick Protip When Debugging Node with Chrome Tools

Did you know you can use Chrome tools to debug Node? You can and it’s awesome. But, when you are using the Dev Tools Workspace feature, also normally awesome, an annoying thing can happen: You get duplicated results because it

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Ignorance and Equality

This short article mentions a few important considerations when discussing equality. What sort of equality is justified? Any, none, or somewhere in between? I say somewhere in between, spurred by a friend’s Facebook status as follows: Equality is the enemy

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Node ORM Comparison Table

  This article contains table data for a comparison of NodeJS ORMs. Data can also be viewed on this Google Doc. DB Support Generate Schema and Tables Generate API Webpack Express Performance Syntax Star-to-Issue* Normalized Star-to-Issue Extra Features Maintenence Documentation

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Doubling Down on Altcoins

My PRISM has been doing pretty well since I talked about getting into altcoins, and bitcoin has not been doing so hot. This article notes some additional altcoins I’m grabbing, why, and which exchange I’m using and why. I went

The Odd Bitcoin Crash

On December 9, I called for a short term bitcoin price crash. That is exactly what we are seeing: I was prepared for a more severe USD/BTC crash, and it may continue, but it also may not go much further

How Dumb The Liberal Concept of Force Sounds

Sometimes left-libertarians try to espouse a liberal, or widely scoped, concept of force. Mainly, that forms of expression such as speech or dress can be considered coercive. Not only does the “solution” lead naturally to centralized society via censorship, it

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Why All Existing JS CMS Solutions are Shit

This article explains, in moderate detail, why I am starting to build an open source Node + Express + Angular CMS, called NG Express CMS. The answer is that all existing alternatives are shit, so I need to make one

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Are Stereotypes Inherently Problematic?

tldr; no Statistical discrimination is often useful. False stereotypes are problematic, but they are problematic because they are false, not because they are stereotypes. True stereotypes are useful. Below I paste a comment from a video by Epydemic2020. His video

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Mendenhall’s ECON 410 Public Choice Final Exam

The text below is Slade Mendenhall’s ECON 410 Public Choice Final Exam. Check out his course material and website here. Great stuff! Instructions: Below are questions based on the topics that we have covered this semester. They are interpretive in nature,

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