Ryan Barrett's blog

This thing was ridiculous. It took forever. The colors are obviously wrong. Every one of our “strategies” started out great and inevitably failed us. Our best advice is to never start it in the first place. And yet, we did it! …ok, mostly Gina did it. Brooke and I stood around, poked at it, attached […]

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:24:09 +0000

Code reuse reminds me of trade. When we reuse other people’s code, that frees up our time to focus on our own. We can then make our own available for reuse, which completes the cycle. Specialization, division of labor, comparative advantage, raising everyone’s quality of life. How far can we take the analogy? Which deeper […]

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:46:06 +0000

Why don’t the body’s five senses include balance? Seems like a distinct sense, complete with its own anatomy, hairs and fluid in the inner ear. It’s no sight or hearing, granted, but it still seems pretty important if you couldn’t easily stand or walk without it.

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 03:45:19 +0000

I love this COVID-inspired initiative from the San Francisco Symphony: live solo concerts, by individual symphony musicians, for individual patrons. Very cool.

Fri, 28 Aug 2020 18:56:29 +0000

I had no idea gears could be so dynamic.

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 17:30:01 +0000

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 23:56:37 +0000

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 17:26:36 +0000

gangsta lean

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:25:17 +0000

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 14:56:11 +0000

Achievement unlocked: used a chainsaw, didn’t end up in the hospital.

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:54:31 +0000

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