Up late to watch the Perseids. Was out for 30 minutes. Saw two bright ones and I think I saw some very dim ones but it’s hard to tell.
Latest peeve: Seeing staunch used instead of stanch when describing something that needs to be restricted or contained. Makes my teeth hurt.
Ann and I are back to hiking in MN State Parks. Great River Bluffs was the last. We’ll revisit in autumn. The colors should be awesome!
RIP Fran Allen. IBM Fellow Emerita.
I’m beginning to really dislike Markdown for technical doc. All of our system’s special values begin with *. Unix-style pathnames contain /. I wish I could turn off the highlighting for those characters in tools like iAWriter, Bear, and Ulysses.
I handed my passport to the immigration officer, and he looked at it and looked at me and said, ‘What are you?’
– Grace Hopper 💬
💬 Groucho Marx: > I must say I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a good book.