Rick Falkvinge:

Our parents had certain rights and liberties that they took for granted, inherited from our grandparents. They have not been passed on to our children. That is an enormous failure of our generation.

The Net Neutrality Hysteria by John C. Dvorak:

After years of fear that the government will take control of the Internet, now everyone is begging them to do it. The two liberal commissioners on the FCC pretty much said that problems are coming and rules need to be put in place. This pre-crime thinking will result in regulation that will encroach on everything.

As a kid, I read this comic and laughed (of course). In recent years, however, I've used it as a bit of advice. I'm not as crazy as Calvin. I don't set the bar for events in my life to be as low as possible, but I also don't assume that whatever I do today is going to turn out to be perfect. 

One can't expect to be flawless, so don't let it get you down when you're not.

I've noticed that lots of sites that are otherwise responsive don't have responsive videos. Here's what you can do to make your site have video embeds that are always the width of the container.

The following are quotes from this article, about why programming is hard in it's own way, that Alex posted in our work chatroom.

It's a different file for every programmer. Sometimes they wrote it, sometimes they found it and knew they had to save it. They read over the lines, and weep at their beauty, then the tears turn bitter as they remember the rest of the files and the inevitable collapse of all that is good and true in the world.

Somewhere there's a database programmer surrounded by empty Mountain Dew bottles whose husband thinks she's dead.