🏞 SQL Iceberg Meme Explanation

SQL iceberg meme (source) Explaining The Postgres Meme One of the best ways to learn something is to explain it, and this blog post aims to do exactly that. Let’s review and explain every part of this meme, while unraveling its meaning and secrets.

🔗 Using AirPods as a Hearing Aid

Tune the devices to your hearing needs and benefit from the enhancements of transparency mode… Garry Knight: “Using AirPods as a Hearing Aid…” - Toot.Cat The way you set them up is buried deep in the Settings, so it’s not surprising that not many people know about it. Here’s where you need to go. You need to have the AirPods connected to your iPhone or iPad. Settings Accessibility AirPods Audio Accessibility Settings Headphone Accommodations Custom Audio Setup Headphone Audio Customisation Here’s the list of devices it works with, and the news is good for anyone with any of these devices:...

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“The Business” considered harmful

Few corporate speak expressions annoy me in as much as these 2 words: 😬 “The business” This is a pet peeve of mine, for sure. But beyond that, it’s important we stop covering decision makers behind “The Business” curtain. There is no such entity called “The Business” in companies. “The Business” isn’t a job function or role or group of people. “The Business” is everyone in the company. So what is happening in reality, behind “The Business” curtain?...

Slack Overload? Regain control with Inbox Zero principles

“Inbox zero” is a pivotal concept to deal with the constant influx of information we have nowadays. Merlin Mann coined it in 2006, during a series of posts on 43Folders. That “zero?” It’s not how many mes­sages are in your inbox–it’s how much of your own brain is in that inbox. Especially when you don’t want it to be. That’s it. — Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine (2011-07-12) It was not about “perfection” but rather a way for us to take back control of our time and avoid being reactive....

🔗 What is the “irreducible core” of Bitcoin? | Richard Gendal Brown

What is the “irreducible core” of Bitcoin? | Richard Gendal Brown The world’s first internet-scale decentralized platform for value exchange … … implemented on a decentralized global asset register … which is a decentralized consensus system Perhaps Digital Scarcity is the irreducible essence.