podcast April 13, 2021

Podcast 329: Two words for ya – “networked spreadsheets”

Paul explores what it feels like to work from his office again.
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We chat about Paul’s return to the office and what our lives are like now that all your podcast hosts have been at least partially vaccinated. Plus, Lotus Notes, networked spreadsheets, and the biggest flight simulator update of all time.

Episode Notes

Dave Winer wrote a fun piece on the lost apps of the 80s. We explore the paradox of software that is “too good” to become popular among mainstream consumers. 

Microsoft has valiantly released a new version of its flagship flight simulator for 38 years. Now we know what makes it seem so very, very real. But just how big can that next patch be? 

Another day, another data breach. At this point, we’ve become numb to the notion that our identity is compromised.  Is acceptance better for your health than constantly being on guard? See for yourself.




newsletter April 23, 2021

The Overflow #70: Networked spreadsheets

Welcome to ISSUE #70 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. Delve into the mysteries of superpositional drunken stumbles, the physics of the correct way to hang your toilet paper, and JavaScript that returns like a GOTO command. From the blog Stack…