For some unfathomable reason, Bedfordshire (the area in which I grew up) grows some of the hottest chilli peppers in the world, all created by Salvatore Genovese.

Chasing Waterfalls Sep 4th

It's long been known that waterfall is the superior model for developing software, and we finally (~12 years ago, but probably didn't hit its schedule) have a conference to discuss these important techniques.

I've updated my 2018 reading list to include my June and July picks.

If you have a SnapScan S1300 (very excellent document scanner) and can't get it to work under Windows 10, try following these instructions

Giant Lego Jun 14th

This is a genius idea - using a 3D printer to make giant versions of classic Lego sets.

MousePoint is a fun little progressive clicker game that subverts the actual clicking aspect. It's a pretty short play (about 6 minutes), but a lovely example of the genre.

Ideally MySQL include this in a future version of mysqldump, but here's a neat little utility to split extended inserts into one row per line. This allows you to use extended inserts (for much faster importing of large tables) while having the ability to grep and diff rows easily.

Idea Instructions Apr 10th

Software algorithms as Ikea instruction manuals.

Aluminium Knife Forging Apr 2nd

Turning a roll of aluminium foil into a knife, without any special tools

Watching the full 11 minutes is time well spent

If you use Sublime text for coding or taking notes, then turning on autosave might be super useful. This ensures that my files get saved and synced to dropbox without me having to do anything, so I can always pick up where I left off on a different machine.

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About

This is the personal site of Cal Henderson, Slack co-founder & CTO, ex Glitch engineer, ex Flickr architect, programmer, author and chronic complainer.

I give occasional talks, write code and sometimes articles. I also blog at World of Theorycraft and those links show up here too.

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Links

» Twitter
» GitHub (more, moar)
» Flickr Photos
» Last.fm
» Flengbot (Group Linklog)
» Shakefeed (Best of Mlkshk)
» Building Scalable Wesites (My book)
» My Conference Talks

WoW

Level 110 Hunter

Bees the Insane
110 Hunter
Unique Pets Collected: 732
Achievement Points: 19,365

Don't Play With That In The House (2017-12-25)
WoW's 13th Anniversary (2017-11-17)
Envision Invasion Eradication (2017-10-27)
A Frightening Friend (2017-10-21)
Protector of the Argussian Reach (2017-10-19)

Other Games

» Glitch: Bees!
» Starcraft: Bees #187
» Diablo 3: Bees #1517
» Steam: iamcal
» XBox Live: iamcal
» EVE: Demitra
» Weewar: iamcal
» Kingdom of Loathing: bees (id #29410)

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