2018-03-02 TWIL Posted on: 2018-03-02

This Week I Learned

  • There’s a lot of cool stuff coming in ES2018/ES2019: http://exploringjs.com/es2018-es2019
  • Probably elementary for most of you, but if you want to figure out if any number is divisible by another, add up the individual digits and if that number is divisible, then the initial one is too. e.g.: For 117 / 3: 1 + 1 + 7 = 9 which is divisible by 3, therefore 117 is divisible by 3 as well.
  • You know how soon after you learn a new word or idea, it pops up somewhere in everyday life, but you don’t remember ever noticing it before? This is known as the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon (a.k.a.: the Frequency Illusion): https://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/baader-meinhof-phenomenon.htm
  • Not really anything I learned this week, but I found this yesterday and video game music can be incredibly moving: