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January 25, 2017

Perceived vs. actual barriers to homeownership for young adults

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjamin Vulpes @ 8:55 p.m.

Low-dough castigation of Fed bureaucrats, Boomers, and male-sexed virtual reality acolytes building their own escape hatch from reality.

January 24, 2017

The CIA's flickr account

Filed under: maga — Benjamin Vulpes @ 10:41 a.m.

Why does the CIA have a flickr account? Join me for a rollicking thirty-eight-hundred-word tour of the propaganda organ in question. You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll see art that will drive you to tear the eyes from your face!

The American consumer, in two photos

Filed under: maga — Benjamin Vulpes @ 5:22 a.m.

The American consumer needs to be told that the rocks don't come from genetically modified organisms, and can be sold a toaster that also makes coffee.
That is all.

January 11, 2017

Best ecommerce landing page of 2017

Filed under: webdev — Benjamin Vulpes @ 9:46 p.m.

I have discovered a gem: www.bikesdirect.com. Chrome loads and parses the DOM within 166 ms, and the whole page loads over my residential straw of an internet pipe in 2.22 seconds1.
It even works without JavaScript.
Nobody ever said that you have to import all of the Frontend Community's bad decisions to sell online, and if [...]

PDX Snowpocalypse 2017

Filed under: portland — Benjamin Vulpes @ 7:53 p.m.

Rare indeed is it that Portland gets snow in any amount, much less great amounts. Less than two inches has been known to grind the city to a halt, sending overconfident California transplants in big trucks and no snow tires slide around like children in a bumper car arena. The city is so underprepared that [...]

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