The First Version of PNotify

I just released PNotify 5, which, shockingly, is the fifth major version of PNotify. That got me thinking about when I started PNotify. The PNotify repo goes back pretty far (almost exactly 10 years), but not to the beginning. Here's the first commit:https://github.com/sciactive/pnotify/commit/9986e9f82f7fbc5231078eb6a3d365ab17b8086e That should be easy. The files came from the Pines component repository, [...]

The Daily Wire is Lying About an Expert’s Covid-19 Prediction

The Daily Wire just posted an article about a Covid-19 prediction. They stated that epidemiologist Neil Ferguson changed his prediction of the total number of deaths in the UK resulting from Covid-19 from 500,000 to 20,000. The Daily Wire's statement on FergusonSource: https://www.dailywire.com/news/epidemiologist-behind-highly-cited-coronavirus-model-admits-he-was-wrong-drastically-revises-model The word "thus" in the last sentence means that because the R0 [...]

The Modalish Notification Flow

PNotify 5 will come with a brand new notification flow, called modalish. This flow is developed to provide a good user experience, even when many notifications are shown at once. Edit 2020-04-20: PNotify 5 is out! You can use the Modalish flow in production code now! The problem I use PNotify on my project at [...]