I decided to consolidate my posts from my old blog and this one, so you may notice some old content here. If you see anything odd, let me know. My homepage will remain at aaron.jorb.in. I intend to create some more static pages there as well, but the regularly changing content will be here.
One thing that I like about commuting versus working from home is that it gives me a specific buffer period where I can transition between working and not working. I use this buffer period to listen to music and podcasts and tend to go in phases where one is dominant. Right now, podcasts are dominating. Here is […]
I bought my friend’s three-year-old son Gears! Gears! Gears! as a holiday present and he absolutely loved it. Within moments of unwrapping it, he was building machines. The surprising part was just how much and his mom and I loved it as well. If you are looking for for a STEM toy for a three-year-old who you […]
If Lemonade had been on Spotify, I’m sure all of it would be near the top. 2016 is the year The Hills become my karaoke jam for a while and I discovered Justin Bieber.
Jaromir Jagr is alone at No. 2 on the career scoring list after an assist Thursday night against the visiting Bruins. He passed Mark Messier with his 1,888th point. Source: Jaromir Jagr passes Mark Messier for No. 2 on NHL points list 22 seasons into his NHL career, Jaromir Jagr now has the second most […]
This year’s compilation — just like every year — was chosen equally by Bootie creators Adrian A and Mysterious D, collectively known as A Plus D. The pair focused on mashups that utilized chart hits from the past year, to function a bit as a pop culture time capsule. However, they didn’t limit themselves to that criteria, especially if a mashup came […]
For some people, when they realize how me and all other project maintainers out there are treated, they are horrified (and I’m not exaggerating when I say all project maintainers; I have yet to meet a maintainer who doesn’t suffer this kind of abuse). Others, though, don’t quite get it, so I’ve tried to come […]
“Designer” is a label that I’ve struggled with for a number of years. What does it mean to be a designer? Have I earned the title? If yes, what was it that I did. If not, what do I need to do? Labels are always hard to apply, especially when it comes time to apply […]
“I just sent you an email” is something you should never say. Either it’s urgent enough to just say something (in which case, why did you start with the email?), or it’s not urgent & you should let email do it’s job.