There are 7.674 billion people on this planet. Of those, how many are working on innovations that will make the world a better place? A few thousand people? Maybe a hundred thousand, a million?

And what about the other 7.673 billion people? Sprinkled throughout are some truly brilliant individuals, people…

The world is currently in the process of rolling out a vaccine that is killing people. Every day, millions of people are getting a jab in the arm that could be their last.

This is not disputed.

There is, of course, another option: not getting the vaccine.

In fact, there…

Putting an end to email scams is so simple that I’ll explain the entire process in one word in the second paragraph. The rest of the article is just padding. Ready to learn what you need to do? Ready?!….


Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

Now for the padding…

The scamming industry is profitable because…

Releasing an npm package is like trekking through the wilderness. The ideal path will depend on how experienced you are, how much of a hurry you’re in, and whether you’re hiking alone or in a group. This post describes one way to plot a course (the best way).

Truth be…

Let’s say you want a component that will render a list of things. You want it to be flexible, to be able to render any sort of thing, like this:

Or this:

The implementation might look something like this:

The problem, of course, is that the type…

Hitler wasn’t a violent man. Not in the personal, physical sense. His millions of atrocities were carried out by other people, because he asked them to.

This may seem an odd way to phrase things, but I do so because the idea is important: by stringing together the correct sequence…

This article is about a design for shelves that’s easy to make (hard to mess up) and doesn’t require a full-blown workshop to construct.

The design is just horizontal slabs of wood for the shelves and vertical threaded rod with nuts to hold them in place (because a shelf without…

In this post, I walk you through the composition, capture and development of a photo of the cranes at Newington Armory.

The photo

The location

Newington Armory, on the Paramatta River.

The original

Shot with a Canon RP + 35mm lens.

1/20s • ƒ/9.0 • ISO 100

This is part two in a series showing the work behind the scenes to create a particular photo. Part one is here.

The photo

I like this photo, partly because it’s all wrong. The composition is odd, it’s almost entirely out of focus, the colours are faded but not black and white…

This post describes the creation of a particular photograph; it will form part of a series, guided by feedback and my attention span.

The photos themselves are not particularly amazing, and I must confess I don’t think they belong under the spotlight. …

David Gilbertson

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