Daks

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

Gretna, Louisiana The arrest capital of the United States: When you cross into the New Orleans suburb of Gretna, Louisiana, over the Crescent City Connection bridge there is no sign that says, “Welcome to the Arrest Capital of the United States.” But it is.

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks
22 Apr 19
the DAKworks
22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

No, I Can’t “Just Relax”: How I Learned to Manage My Anxiety Disorder

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

How Rogue Techies Armed the Predator, Almost Stopped 911, and Accidentally Invented Remote War: On the afternoon of October 7, 2001, the first day of the war in Afghanistan, an Air Force pilot named Scott Swanson made history while sitting in a captain’s chair designed for an RV. His contribution to posterity was to kill […]

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

Will the Republican Party Survive the 2016 Election: The GOP planned a dynastic restoration in 2016. Instead, it triggered an internal class war. Can the party reconcile the demands of its donors with the interests of its rank and file?

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

“ Hanselminutes: Killing Off Wasabi – A 20yr old VBScript problem solved with 2015 Roslyn tech This episode of Hanselminutes is especially interesting to me as a language/compiler/software engineering nerd, and as a long-time FogBugz user (and executive sponsor at several organizations). It discusses the evolution of Fog Creek Software’s cross-platform strategy and current technology […]

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

yahoo: By Lauren Weinberg, VP Global Research & Insights Live streaming is on the rise with a variety of new and interesting content through multiple platforms and providers. When it comes to music, Yahoo has discovered a variety of reasons why millennials are tuning-in to watch their favorite artists live from their mobile devices, as […]

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

I Had a Baby and Cancer When I Worked at Amazon. This Is My Story: After a five-month leave, I was nervous and excited to return to work, and I showed up that first day back with a big smile and a phone full of baby pictures to share.  Here’s what happened instead: I was taken […]

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

My Week Without Apple Watch | Re/code: Modest but important reduction in being “tethered” to the iPhone noted when using the Apple Watch, and it was missed. Worth reading. Dak

22 Apr 19
the DAKworks

I was experimenting with an Instapaper feature, and didn’t realize “publish to Tumblr” was on. Dak

22 Apr 19
Eagles Wire

The NFC East is one of the more competitive divisions in the NFL, but in 2019, it’s expected to be a two-team race between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys. In a league where luck plays a huge part in an organizations success, the Philadelphia Eagles will “open and close” the season against an NFC […]

22 Apr 19
Touchdown Wire

Denver running back Royce Freeman. Houston safety Justin Reid. Philadelphia cornerback Avonte Maddox. Three players who provided excellent value to their teams as 2018 rookies despite the fact that they were selected in the third day of the draft—between the fourth and seventh rounds. The year before, we saw Alvin Kamara, Kareem Hunt, Tarik Cohen, […]