XR, VR, AR 2022 Pt. 1: Dragon’s Lair and Hologram Time Traveler

The first 3D experience I remember was Sega’s 1991 LaserDisc interactive movie arcade game, Hologram Time Traveler at the Whistler Village arcade in the early 1990s. Our family made annual spring break trips to Whistler back then and the village arcade was something I looked forward to every time. I was too young to be… Continue reading XR, VR, AR 2022 Pt. 1: Dragon’s Lair and Hologram Time Traveler

Apple Spatial Audio

People are sleeping on Apple Spatial Audio. The mistake is thinking that audio channel technology such as 5.1, 7.1 surround sound can be separated from the audio delivery hardware technology. Olivia Tambini has a recent piece focused on audio technology products including Sony 360 Reality Audio and Dolby Atmos. As Olivia mentions, a company like… Continue reading Apple Spatial Audio

Stripe’s Okay Email Unsubscribe UX

Stripe has a nice user experience for unsubscribing from their marketing and onboarding emails. This is called “Manage your Stripe email preferences” The Good Unsubscribe from allThere are subject specific choices, with a single “unsubscribe from all” link at the top. Clicking unsubscribe from all does not require a second click, it just submits the… Continue reading Stripe’s Okay Email Unsubscribe UX

Github Actions Workflow Visualization UI Update

Last night Github appears to have released a big update to the Github Actions workflow user interface. While there has not been a post on the Github changelog about this yet, the Github roadmap does list #88 Actions: Workflow visualization as feature that was slotted for Github Enterprise customers but became a release for all… Continue reading Github Actions Workflow Visualization UI Update

Justice and the Conscience

I do not pretend to understand the moral universe, the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways. I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight; I can divine it by conscience. But from what I see I am sure it bends towards justice. Things refuse… Continue reading Justice and the Conscience

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Running Django Tests in Github Actions

I’ve bought into Github Actions as a CI/CD and deployment workflow for Django. But since Github Actions is still young there are not as many guides on setting using it with Django, especially for the testing step. If you are just getting started using Github Actions with Django, I suggest reviewing Michael Herman’s recent epic,… Continue reading Running Django Tests in Github Actions