All the best things about Visual Studio Code that you didn’t know.
You’ve been asking for it, and it’s finally here. Apple TV is now compatible with TVNZ.
Stockholm produces the second-highest number of billion-dollar tech companies per capita, after Silicon Valley, and in Sweden overall, there are 20 start-ups
once people know of the powerful links between sleep loss and, among other things, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity and poor mental health, they will try harder to get the recommended eight hours a night (sleep deprivation, amazing as this may sound to Donald Trump types, constitutes anything less than seven hours).
It’s been said that software is “eating the world.” More and more, critical systems that were once controlled mechanically, or by people, are coming to depend on code. This was perhaps never clearer than in the summer of 2015, when on a single day, United Airlines grounded its fleet because of a problem with its departure-management system
A quick tip for when using Visual Studio Code in a cross platform team. You may have tasks (in the tasks.json) config file. They may be specific for Bash or Powershell (such as in my case).
VS Code allows specific platform properties. So in my case I have the tasks use Bash for my Mac, whereas the other developers use Powershell on Windows. It’s as simple as defining an override for your platform like so (OSX):
Was really happy to find a replacement for the now unsupported clipboard manager Clipmenu today.
It’s called Clipy and acts just the same as Clipmenu but has a new snippet manager. What I found set both Clipmenu and Clipy apart when compared to other clipboard menu managers was the when you activated it via keyboard shortcut it would be right next to the cursor so you don’t have to shift your focus away from what you are doing to select the item you want to paste into your document.
New Zealand was colonised under the premise of beating the class system. Our image of ourselves as a laid-back egalitarian utopia is ingrained in our vernacular: “Kiwi ingenuity,” or “She’ll be right.” But this reputation appears to be misleading.
In the final three months of the US presidential campaign, the top-performing fake election news stories on Facebook generated more engagement than the top stories from major news outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, NBC News and others.’ This doesn’t sound like a problem Facebook will be in any hurry to fix.
Will social media become the new smoking? Will browsing your phone anticipating the next notification become a dirty habit that others will shun you for?
We can only hope.