Archive for 2023

Beeminder Making You Do Self-Indulgent Things

Thursday, January 26th, 2023
Beeminder Making You Do Self-Indulgent Things

This isn’t a new idea but I keep noticing how great it is to have Beeminder make you do something fun. Ahh, Beeminder… hearteyes-emoji! Here’s how Bee put it in a »

Dumbest Hill To Die On: Automating Your Copyright Year is Lies

Thursday, January 12th, 2023
Dumbest Hill To Die On: Automating Your Copyright Year is Lies

I’ve been railing against automated copyright dates for years but just learned Serine Molecule scooped me in Copyright Notices Are Not Clocks: You should update the copyright year whenever you make nontrivial, copyrightable changes to your work. Not every year, and definitely not automatically. If you do it automatically, you... »