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Turns out you can not only transform JS into an AST, but even SQL statements! Pretty nifty.

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TIL that Leondard Davinci was the illegitimate son of a notary and a prostitute 😯!

I was googling around and saw that there was a plugin created to allow me to use chatgpt inside of neovim! I just downloaded it and I got to say, it is quite nice 😊!

neovim and chatgpt together

So I switched over to neovim as my editor quite a while ago but to be honest, I’ve had a hard time grasping how to use telescope and ripgrep effectively. Thank god I have chatgpt around to help me figure out and explain basic commands!

There’s a theory that for a signal to be honest, it has to be costly, otherwise everybody could imitate it. It’s why we spend a 1/4 of our salary on an engagement ring (that and being duped by the diamond companies) 😆.


Amor Fati

Amor fati is a Latin phrase that may be translated as “love of fate” or “love of one’s fate”. This stoic concept mirrors similar philosophies such as Taqdeer in Arabic, loosley translated as the absolute decree of the Divine or Chardi Kala in Sikhism.

Check it out; thank me later ❤️ ! Gotta love my besties!

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Heading to Paris with a friend group soon and our research revealed that we should say Bonjour to folks as we encounter them in our travels. Stark contrast to Vancouver where no one says anything to anyone 🤣.

It’s that time of the year again where we’ll be forking over some of our hard earned cash to retailers in preparation for the holidays. TIL camelcamelcamel exists and keeps pricing history of all amazon products.

Whenever you see a “sale” being listed on Amazon, make sure to check this site first 😊!

Intelligence is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing you don’t put a tomato in a fruit salad. Charisma is convincing everyone that it’s a salsa.

Brought to you by Christine.



Never forget, recursion occurs when a thing is defined in terms of itself.


Iteration and recursion aren’t mutually exclusive.



It’s normal to sit down with a few negative feelings about beginning your work. It’s how you handle those feelings that matters.

Turns out Carl Sagan was a big proponent of Marijuana. Who knew lolz.

Not a doctor and this is not medical advice

Lol so I got a stye and a home remedy that I’ve been using is a tea bag.

You steep the tea bag for one minute and when it’s bearable, rest the teabag on the affected eye for 5-10 minutes. Preferably use black tea.

While working my way through The Pragmatic Programmer I came by a tip that really struck a chord with me.

Good design is easier to change than bad design.

Make things easier to change. Why is decoupling good? By isolating concerns, we make each easier to change. Why is the single responsibility principle good? A change in requirements is mirrored by a change in one module.

If you’ve created too large of a hole inside of your drywall and you want to reuse the same hole for perhaps a drywall anchor, using spackle as filling won’t be enough.

Use wood filler; this’ll give you the consistency and strength you need for loadbearing purposes in the drywall.

So lol when I was exporting an SVG from Affinity, I noticed that the svg size was around 3 mb. Reducing the art board size made the export size waaaay better.

Turns out we aren’t forced to be shackled to the Adobe suite 🤣. There’s similar software called Affinity that does pretty much what Adobe does (without the arm and leg payment).

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TIL that vscode has region folding! It’s like this:

const y = () => {}
const x = () => {}

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TIL that printer ink requires a vehicle (a resin like honey) and a pigment (a powder). There’s a lot that goes into this process and it is pretty damn cool.

How’s it made

TIL that there are credit card scams around like skimmers and shimmers that oftentimes show up at gas station pumps and other brick-and-mortar shops.

To avoid being a victim, do not pay at the pump if they require you to insert the card at the pump (these pumps can be tampered with whilst the inside card reader most likely will not be).

Pay with tap when you can

Also, don’t forget to check your transactions regularly and check out free credit reporting services like Borrowell.

There’s so much to learn and more than enough time! Here are some cool links to check out.

TIL that there’s a dope resort spot in South Asia. Maldives.

TIL it’s better to apply for a limit increase on a line of credit (LOC) if there’s a legitimate reason that this increase is required. Regardless of the approval of the LOC increase, one’s credit score takes a hit so it makes sense to try and increase one’s odds of being approved.

Having a reason for a limit increase (like a home reno) is more likely to get approved than someone who just wants some more backup funds.

Whenever you’re talking about setting up a business or a new venture, it’s important to start with why. Start with why, then move to how, and then move to what… it might be worth reading this book:

Start With Why

My friend Anil showed me an awesome breakfast recipe that incorporates grape tomatoes and ricotta cheese (both things I hardly eat…until now 😼)

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Be proactive! Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready 😁

Risk is the dancing partner of reward.

Struggling is not failing.

Struggling is succeeding on not giving up.

My girl taught me about the California stop; it’s essentially the same thing as a rolling stop but cooler sounding.

I’ve always believed wholeheartedly in the following quote,

A fool will learn nothing from a wise man. But a wise man will learn much from a fool.

Yesterday evening, I was approached by a visibly homeless woman and amidst her musings about how Canada is a flawed nation where people are left to suffer as corporate greed consumes the very essence of the city and about how one doesn’t necessarily need a highschool education to be intelligent, she dropped a nugget of wisdom on me that I’ll carry with me for quite some time.

According to this woman, and I googled this after to make sure that it was in fact true, the people of Denmark actively assisted in helping Jewish Danes

escape from Hitler by evacuating them to neutral Sweden.

By no means am I saying that this woman is a fool; please don’t misunderstand me. What I’m trying to hit home with this TIL is that wisdom can come from anywhere, whether it’s a college professor or a homeless woman who, and I can’t make this up, began urinating in her pants mid conversation… everyone has got something to offer.

Turns out a spade is also a suit for cards and a type of shovel! 😱.

There is no such thing as “potato seeds”… it’s just a “seed potato”! That is… there are only potatoes in this world 😱.

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