Welcome back! I hope y'all had a happy and healthy holiday break. I'm back in the saddle after hosting a wonderful Christmas dinner for 20 friends and family. I had some time off as well, which I used to work a bit on my blog as well as some Python and data science learning.
As usual, here's a bunch of links from the internet I hope you'll find useful. Enjoy!
I wasn't aware we had reached the point of altering babies' DNA, but here we are.
I expect a longer list from 2020.
A bit long, but worth some time and a discussion. I never think about how search engines try to determine the veracity of the websites returned in a search.
File this under "Do as I say, not as I do."
An essay about data that warmed my heart. I think a lot of this applies to every role, especially for those of us inside IT.
Start this post by reading the summary, then take in some of the specific cases he downvoted. The short of it is this: humans are horrible at communicating through texts, no matter what the forum.
If you want to have more success at work, read this post. I bet you can think of previous discussions at work and understand where things went wrong.
For New Year's Eve I made something special - 6 pounds of pork belly bites in a honey soy sauce. They did not last long. No idea what everyone else ate, though.