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The Digital Garden

An open collection of notes, resources, sketches, and explorations I'm currently cultivating. Some notes are Seedlings, some are budding, and some are fully grown Evergreen.

Cultured Meat
Anthropology
Illustrated Notes
Economics
Metaphors
Linguistics
How to Illustrate
Web Development
Gatsby
Digital Gardening
React
Talks & Podcasts
Embodiment
The Web
Collaborative Learning
Design
Data
Roam
JavaScript
Rust
Seedling
Budding
Evergreen

Problematic Proteins

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New Harvest & Illustrating the Cultivated Meat Podcast

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The Gift Economy

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Synecdoche: Drawing the Part for the Whole

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A Meta-Tour of This Site

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How to Become a Neo-Cartesian Cyborg

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What I'm Doing Now

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Douglas, Dirt, and Matter Out of Place

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A Brief History of the Digital Garden

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React is a Potato and Other Visual Metaphors

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Growing the Evergreens

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The Knowledge Hydrant

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Frequently Asked Questions

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A Naive Exploration of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

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Understanding by Design

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Silent Synchronous Reading Sessions

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What the Fork is React Suspense?

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Visually Workshopping the AWS Cloud

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The Pattern Language of Project Xanadu

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Are Data Unions the Future of Data?

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Neologisms

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Pattern Languages

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Tending the Roam Garden

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What App is That?

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Painting Roam with Custom CSS

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Fixing Common Git Mistakes

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A Short History of Bi-Directional Links

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Bringing Bi-Directional Links to Gatsby Gardens

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Tracking Humanity

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The Dark Forest and the Cozy Web

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A Chat with Henry Zhu on OSS & Gift Economies

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Defend Your Cookies with Essential Web Security Tactics

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What the Fork is xState?

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A Journey into Vue-Router

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What the Fork is Rust?

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The Art and Craft of Gatsby Themes

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JavaScript Bits You Skipped the First Time Around

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Building Custom React Hooks

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Immutable Data with Immer and Personal Assistant Bots

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Speaking the GraphQL Query Language

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A Fresh Serving of JavaScript ES2019

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The JAMStack, Gatsby & Contentful

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Instachatting with Vue & Socket.io

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Building VR Apps with React360

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Testing Apps with Cypress

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How Are Compilers & Transpilers Different?

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A Fruitful Guide to JavaScript's Comparison Operators

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What the Fork is Babel?

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JSX is a Lovechild

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What the Fork is the React Virtual DOM?

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JavaScript's ...spread Operator

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