Needed to replace my aging personal computer, decided to dip my toe in the Windows world again. WSL on Windows feels a little like black magic.

Back in frontend land, reminded today that setState in React is aggressively asynchronous; need to verify a change? Use a callback.

Two weeks in, and I can’t believe the difference. People: if you have options, do not put up with energy-draining shit at work. It may be you, but it’s [definitely] also them.

The Xcut Xpress is a die cutting and embossing machine for crafters. It’s also a passable etching press. Need to get some felts but pretty pleased with the first result.