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  • How to make a browser console log wait until after a page reload

    June 1, 2020

    Ever wanted to create a browser console log that persists after a page reloads? Sure, that isn’t a problem if you enable the “preserve log” option in your developer console, but hear me out…

  • COVID-19 social distancing will probably last longer than you think

    And what isolation means for nomads

    March 26, 2020

    My goodness gracious, this coronavirus epidemic keeps looking worse every single day. From what I’m reading lately, it now looks like the need for social distancing is going to extend for several more months, not just several more weeks. Most frightening, look at these maps of projected infection rates in the United States by July 1 based on three different scenarios…

  • Asking your Uber driver #WhatsMyName is the exact opposite of what you should do

    June 9, 2019

    The tragic death of Samantha Josephson on March 29, 2019, is extremely heart-wrenching and was not at all her fault. Her parents’ mission to educate the world on rideshare safety in her memory is noble and absolutely worth pursuing. But unfortunately, their central recommendation and social media campaign of asking your driver “What’s my name?” when you get in the car is the exact opposite of what you should do and in fact puts rideshare drivers at risk…

  • Optimal investing

    Or, Betterment vs Wealthfront 2017

    July 29, 2017

    I’m a recovering mutual fund investor. Not that I ever thought that mutual funds were a good idea—I just didn’t think about it. But now I’ve done just the slightest bit of research and found out how to save at least hundreds of thousands of dollars in opportunity cost over the coming decades…