Prose Styles – Plainsong and Baroque

In prose, there are two different styles. Plainsong and Baroque. You might have heard of them. Let me explain each one briefly, and provide an example piece fo text telling the same story in two different styles. Plainsong Short sentences, not many adjectives and adverbs. Blunt and straightforward. The little Continue Reading

Transcluding in Ancient Times: AngularJS

I attempted transcluding in multiple slots before multiple slot transclusion was invented in AngularJS. Weapon of choice: AngularJS 1.3.4. My use case was to create a customizable table that could be reused by changing the table columns and headers. The goal was to keep some functionality and styling throughout the Continue Reading

The bottom of the jar: The truth about tipping

Reading time: 5 minutes. Hypothesis The hypothesis for the waiter/restauranteur/customer debacle is this: It is legal to pay any service worker well below minimum wage, and the rest has to be earned by way of gratuity or tipping from the end customer. Reality The reality, according to a Reddit post Continue Reading