Remove Slack’s Sidebar

I’ve recently started using Slack, and I really like it, but the unhidable sidebar has been getting me down. Turns out it’s simple to hide it using this CSS snippet:

Credit to Robin for most of the code, I just tweaked it a bit.

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Colourising Watch

For many years I had assumed (based on some comments in forums) that the watch unix command had a bug, and could not display colourised terminal output, even when using the -c colour option.

This made me sad.

Recently I’ve been writing tests in py.test, which colourises the ...

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The Cult Of Done Manifesto

  1. There are three states of being. Not knowing, action and completion.

  2. Accept that everything is a draft. It helps to get it done.

  3. There is no editing stage.

  4. Pretending you know what you’re doing is almost the same as knowing what you are doing, so just accept that you ...

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An open letter to moonpig.com

It was with much distress that I read this article about your insecure API: http://ifc0nfig.com/moonpig-vulnerability/

The author, Paul Price, showed that you do not use any authentication. I have tested this myself (I am a software engineer, and it was TRIVIAL) and can confirm the flagrant disregard ...

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