Justine Lam

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Cooking in the Archives

When I read this recipe for “German Puffs” in (perennially interesting) UPenn MS Codex 644, I immediately thought of Dutch Baby pancakes. Custardy …

Shop PUBLIC V1 Single

Pure simplicity, thoughtful design, and classic style. The PUBLIC V1 sets the standard even higher for what a city bike can be.<p>Designed around a …

The Case Against Sharing

On access, scarcity, and trust<p>With the rise of the “sharing economy,” many have asked the same question, though perhaps not with the same excitement. …

Sharing Economy

How to travel the world and get companies to pay for it.

Don’t get excited, it doesn’t work like that.<p>Sponsorships are like unicorns or leprechauns, talked about often but they don’t actually exist. There …

Making Movies

Good Eggs Product Team

What Are Your Hiring Criteria?

What are the criteria you use when hiring for your team? Have you written them down?Lots of people think they have clear criteria for hiring but have …

Is buying a house a better investment than buying stock?

Americans are optimistic about housing as an investment again according to Gallup, with a plurality saying real estate is a better long-term investment than stocks, bonds, gold, or savings accounts:<p>Catherine Rampell, channelling Yale economist Robert Shiller, says they're wrong. She cites Shiller's …

How The Web Works – In One Easy Lesson

Like an infomercial claim (“It slices! It dices!”), this article’s title sounds too good to be true, but it is true – in one article, I’m going to …

Continuous Integration – strategies for branching and merging | Art of Software Engineering

My team recently moved from one centralized version control system (telelogic) to another, subversion. I know, critics may say, it’s 2013, why not …

the staging area

committed 18 Jan 2009<p>One of the most essential concepts to Git is that of the staging area. Its use can fundamentally change how you work, for the …

Git - About Version Control

This chapter will be about getting started with Git. We will begin by explaining some background on version control tools, then move on to how to get …

Sublime Text 2 – Useful Shortcuts (Mac OS X)

Guide To…Direct Network Connection

UPDATE – March 2017<p>Raspberry Pi Remote Connections – Without A Network!<p><b>No keyboard or screen available for your Raspberry Pi, but you have a laptop?</b> …

Bluetooth audio streaming

Hi everyone,<p>I'm new on this forum and I would like to share a little project I made to stream audio content from a bluetooth source (a phone for …

Why That 'Learn to Code' App Won't Work at Your School

Opinion | Technology in School<p>Why That 'Learn to Code' App Won't Work at Your School<p>By Shereef Bishay     Feb 18, 2014<p>CC BY-SA 2.0 Flickr user …

Getting Started With Foundation CSS | Foundation Docs

<b>foundation.css</b><p>The default CSS for Foundation is kept here. You can find the component and its settings there. You will use this file as you are …

8 Skills You Need When Running Your Own Business

It’s no secret that running your own business is hard work. When those heady first few weeks of excitement and anticipation are a distant memory, …

7 things leaders should learn to say

(MoneyWatch) We've all seen business and political leaders make some remarkably dumb and destructive decisions. What typically comes to mind are …

A Great Leader's Year-end Checklist | Inc.com

Salespeople live and die by the annual review. Auditors have built an entire industry around it. For the next month, print and television media will pour out gallons of coverage of the past year in review.<p>And yet, as leaders, we often move from one year to the next with little or no time spent …

High Leverage Individuals

I simplistically divide people into two broad top-level categories: <b>boring</b> people – not very thoughtful, interesting, smart, talented, etc, and</b> …

Mistakes

After getting my Arduino-controlled RC car turning right, I was just preparing to solder a wire on to turn the car left to the remote control’s …

WaPo: Amy Chua totally wrong because Science

Actually, it sounds very much like <i>Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother</i>, just less funny. From the Washington Post:<p>Why Asian American kids excel. It’s not …

When it’s OK to take a pay cut

The farmer is separating his farm from his parents’ farm. To say this has been a summer full of drama would be a total understatement. I would say …

How to look like things are great

Look at this picture. I love this picture. I am carefree, pulled together, and a little bit like a farmer but not too much.<p>I keep thinking I want to …

New strategies to get a new job

When you see someone who has a career you want, it’s a safe bet that they spent the majority of their career clearly defining themselves and then …

Ten things all homeschoolers should learn

By now you must realize that I have a huge bias about the purpose of homeschooling: I think we should be raising kids to go out in the world and …

I changed my blog title from homeschooling to education | Penelope Trunk Education

I always feel like a responsible world citizen when I read an article from Al-Jazeera. I know whatever I read from there will come from a writer who …

What Chinese people really think of US schools

We all know that kids in China outscore kids in the US on math and science tests. This gap exists between schools in China and the UK as well. And …