Month: December 2020
The University of YouTube
This week, I learned how to roll out potica dough thin enough to see the flowers on your tablecloth through it. I went from knowing vaguely that engines have carburetors to disassembling my snowthrower and repairing it. Other things I’ve used it for are video game hints for when I’m stuck, adjusting bike disc brakes,…
From the editorial scrap heap
In 2020, we got some excellent examples of how different approaches to planning, capacity management, and emergency response can make a real difference between a public-health problem and a slow-motion mass-casualty event.
Sharpen the axe with personas
I haven’t been writing much about writing lately, because I have a big! new! exciting! project coming up. I’ll tell you more about that later. However, this weekend I ended up in a twitter conversation about how I get myself unstuck when a piece of writing isn’t working, and I thought I’d share. Abraham Lincoln…
Minneapolis DevOps Meetup