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Software Sessions is a by Jeremy Jung for practical conversations of developing software. Jung is a technical lead in the industry where he integrates software systems and hardware devices in on-premise environments

On the Episode "Bringing Back with Kyle Drake" from January 15, 2020, you get to hear behind the scenes experiences of ' infrastructure (IPv4 addresses and CDN, etc), legal challenges (phishing, spam, false DMCA strikes), how much it costs to do the thing, and creating a place that reminds us that making websites still matter.

https://www.softwaresessions.com/episodes/bringing-geocities-back-with-kyle-drake/

Also check out Jeremy's blog post on how to record a podcast. https://www.jertype.com/how-to-record-a-podcast/

Here's another wonderful plant: yarrow, Achillea filipendulina

Yarrow has several species native to the US and Eurasia. It is commonly cultivated and can become invasive. It's pest and drought resistant, and great for pollinators. As an astringent, has many herbal medicinal uses, like fevers, sunburns, cuts, swelling, or for things like relaxing. It contains bitter tannins and can be toxic to some animals. It can be eaten in salads and used as a hop replacement in beer.

Achillea comes from Achilles, who uses yarrow to stop the bleeding of his soldiers. (TIL: Achilles was an herbalist!)

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Introducing: The beefsteak plant, Perilla frutescens

Aka: wild basil, rattlesnake weed, shiso, perilla

I saw a bunch of plants today, but when I saw this one, I knew it'd be the one I'd share once I saw the name.

Beefsteak plant is not actually beef tasting, though it is used a lot in Asian cooking, such as a tea or dried and salted. It is high in omega-3, aromatic, mucilaginous (think okra), and believed to have many health benefits. The oil can also be used in lacquer or fuel. It is native to the Himalayas and Southeast Asia.

The name actually comes from the color. Rattlesnake comes from the rattling of dried seed capsules.

It is invasive across the eastern half of the US and there seems to be a lot of sightings in the Maryland area. They can be toxic to cattle and horses and stuff so, don't put …

my mentee is asking me if he needs an ipad for college. i was saying things like "wait till you actually take some classes", but then he clarified that since I left, our high school issues out ipads to every student as their only option to do work on. they are not allowed to use pen and paper. as a result, he only knows how to function as a student with an ipad.

i am aghast.