I just accidentally learned that "ember" is Hungarian for "human". I'm not sure that was a consideration when they renamed Amber.js to Ember.js in the very beginning, but it's certainly a fitting name.
Also TIL: Roscosmos delivered a pizza to the ISS once. And Russian kosmonauts used to pack heat on their space missions, so they could defend against wild animals in Siberia when they came back. https:/
Hey Microsoft: renaming Windows Hosted Apps to PWAs doesn't magically make them so. Having to use a proprietary tool to package the app in a proprietary format is the antithesis of open Web standards. https:/
You think cryptos are crashing hard, because the bitcoin bubble is bursting? Perhaps consider the bloodbath in international stock markets over the last days, losing $4 trillion in about a week: https:/
Wow, beer prices at Delirium are basically NYC level now. https:/
Not sure if some joker at TUIfly is playing a prank or not:
"You are expected at the check-in desk 120 minutes before departure at the latest (180 minutes for long distance flights). You should take into account the fact that your booking may be cancelled and you may be refused access to the aeroplane, without reimbursement of the price of your flight, if you fail to check in on time."
Should've started daily #hackerbeach open-source updates two weeks ago, but wth.
Today I worked on a little learning bot that my mates @bumi, @slvrbckt and I have been using on and off to learn some Spanish in the past. I added subscription management for courses, as well as the first Wolof phrases.
Blockstream just launched Lightning Charge, a library making it easy for any developer to integrate Lightning payments in websites and stores. Naturally, they have a working Blockstream Store running as demo, where you can buy some shirts and stickers: https:/