Author: @jelontok

  • Stuff I Read Today: 8/28/2022

    “Let go of what doesn’t matter: If something isn’t serving a purpose or making you happy, let it go. This can be anything from a material possession to an obligation you don’t enjoy.” “Create more structure in your day: A little organization can go a long way in bringing order and simplicity. Set aside specific…

  • Protected: Moving on. Moving back.

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  • Stuff I Read Today: 3/9/2022

    “But what is certain is we don’t need to be together five days a week to make these things happen. With a shrinking workforce and an increasing war for talent, employers who don’t provide flexibility will be the losers.” Even Google agrees the old days of office life are done “In psychology, decision fatigue occurs…

  • Stuff I Read Today: 2/8/2022

    “To Mullenweg, there is nothing inherently beneficial about working alongside people in a physical space. Indeed, the work-from-home revolution has revealed that aspects of the analog experience are toxic for many.” What Is Company Culture If You Don’t Have an Office?

  • Revisiting GIMP

    Revisiting GIMP

    One night, I saw my offspring #2 helping offspring #1 do a school project. They were trying to remove a photo’s background and save it as a transparent image using GIMP. Yes, using GIMP. I was really surprised when I noticed offspring #2 using GIMP’s path tool. I’ve been working in the web dev industry…

  • Stuff I Read Today: 9/13/2021

    “Every time I learned a new PC programming language, the industry changed.” An Old Programmer Loses His Job – AP Carpen / Medium “We learn better by playing games. So we’ve collected interactive coding tools and games to help you learn CSS, JavaScript, SQL, React, Vim, regular expressions, Jamstack and pretty much everything in-between.” Interactive…

  • Re/Start


    Hello, world?!? This is probably my 5th or 10th blog, I lost count. If you know how to look, a lot of them are still lurking around the interwebs. I still remember my first blog, it was a static only collection of HTML files that I created back in college and hosted in GeoCities. During…