Web excursions are select bookmarks from Brett's travels around the internet. You can see them all on Pinboard. Visit the bookmarks page for previous Excursions.

Web Excursions for November 17, 2017

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Insight.io GitHub code browser
I’ve long used the OctoTree Chrome extension for browsing GitHub with a full tree view of the folders and files. Insight.io adds some full-fledged IDE features to this. Code navigation, class and method references search, definition lookup, and more. (Also see my other favorite Chrome extensions)
Tetra - Automatic Call Notes
An AI-based notetaker for phone calls. You can tag a spot in the conversation as a marker, and get a summary of the call afterward. I would love to figure out a way to do this with podcasting, getting show notes and markers delivered to me automatically…
Datasette: instantly create and publish an API for your SQLite databases
A tool for creating and publishing JSON APIs for SQLite databases, instantly creating a url-based interface for accessing (but not writing) your data via JSON(o) calls.
Neal Preston: Exhilarated and Exhausted
“I want the reader at the end of this book to feel like they’ve just spent a year on the road with Zeppelin with one day off, then six months with Guns ‘n’ Roses, with one day off and then five years with Bruce Springsteen. Exhilarated and exhausted.” -Neal Preston
: Legendary rock tour photographer Neal Preston’s coffee table book. I haven’t bought this, yet, but it’s on my wish list.
How to use sudo with Touch ID on your Mac
Cabel Sasser tweeted a tip for enabling MacBook Pro Touch Bar touch ID for sudo commands in Terminal. Serenity Caldwell explains it in detail on iMore.