A while ago, I wrote about the launch of Nerd Merit Badges, to be worn by people who want to show off their geeky achievements. The first one was for folks who have contributed to an Open Source software project.
The new one, just announced, is for those dedicated souls who have strived to experience -- if only for a moment -- the Zen-like, fulfilling emptiness of Inbox Zero (in other words, cleaning out your email inbox). It's a beaut!
New nerd merit badge: Inbox Zero
12,000 years of civilisation and humanity has only just invented the spaghetti bolognese scissorspic.twitter.com/QNQsswQ944 — James Felton (@JimMFelton) February 21, 2020 While the fellow above has impressive technique, we must recognize the great Buster Keaton who blazed the trail for all of us 100 years ago. From The Cook (1918):
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