Kevin McMahon

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Favorites from July 2020

A collection of some of my favorite links, images, tweets and quotes from July. This is not an exhaustive list but does captures some things I found interesting, thought-provoking, or cool over the past month.

The worst ride of 2020.

Reading

Ideas

Our lives are based on symbols and mental models that we use to understand and internalize the external world. But are our mental models “accurate working models”? — David Deutsch, via @ruthmalan

Filed for Later Use

JavaScript tip via Tomek Sułkowski: “npkill” is a nifty little tool that shows all node_modules in your system - and allows to remove the selected ones.

npx npkill

Pierian Spring

“A little Learning is a dang’rous Thing;
Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring:
There shallow Draughts intoxicate the Brain,
And drinking largely sobers us again.”

— Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism

Favorites from June 2020

A collection of some of my favorite links, images, tweets and quotes from June. This is not an exhaustive list but does captures some things I found interesting, thought-provoking, or cool over the past month.

via @IanSanders

What if Dracula had Gun Hands?

Ideas

chop wood, carry water

What I particularly like about the Rope Twists is the origin story. Windy Chien set out to learn a new knot everyday. The discipline of getting up and doing that every single day led to the permissive creativity which produced the art.