Readings for Lunch — [ 12 Nov 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
@NASA just released this phenomenal image of Jovian clouds (source)

JAVASCRIPT

Taming this in JavaScript with Bind operator

Dealing with this in JavaScript can be tricky.
But what if instead of fight against it we could leverage on it to achieve nice stuff like function composition with virtual methods?
This is what we are going to explore in this article about one of the potential upcoming JavaScript features: The Bind Operator.

DATA

I asked an online tracking company for all of my data and here's what I found

It’s 3:10 P.M. on April 18, 2018, I’m in the Privacy International office, reading a news story on the use of facial recognition in Thailand. On April 20, at 21:10, I clicked on a CNN Money Exclusive on my phone. At 11:45 AM on May 11, 2018, I read a story on USA Today about Facebook knowing when teen users are feeling insecure.

How do I know all of this? Because I asked an advertising company called Quantcast for all of the data they have about me.