Debugger
Published in

Debugger

The Real Reason To ‘Learn To Code’? Automating Your Life

On the joys of writing scripts that do scut work

“Robotic arm” by Dan Ruscoe

Last night I automated the tip of my index finger.

I was getting super annoyed by an infinite-scrolling site. I generally hate those: I’m a journalist, and every so often I’m a) doing research that b) requires me to go back several weeks, months or years on c) an…

--

--

--

Debugger is a publication from Medium about consumer technology and gadgets.

Recommended from Medium

Your first AWS Lambda using Spring Cloud Function

Customer Development in DeFi

How Does An App Work?

KELLOGG’S ON CLOUD

7 Best Exif Viewers to scan photo details without any fuss

What is Zero Trust Identity And How to Implement it?

Why Open-Source Developers Are Burning Out

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

I write three times a week about tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer for NYT mag/Wired; author of “Coders” and “Smarter Than You Think”

More from Medium

Today’s ‘Lazy Generation’ Needed the Great Resignation

Your Brain-Altering Screen Addiction Explained. With Ancient Memes.

6 Things to Do When You Want to Leave Your Job, But You Can’t Just Yet

5 Things to Do When You Want to Leave Your Job But You Can’t Just Yet

How To Run a Ukrainian IT Business When the World is Falling Apart