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If you don't ask, the answer is always "no." But if you do ask, the occasional "yes" is an exciting surprise.

Every conference. I meet amazing people, learn about amazing ideas and projects, and feel inspired to accomplish so much.

This time, that inspiration coincided with yet another Namecheap prompt to renew domains I purchased 3 years ago for a post conference project I never finished.

When exactly did the post-conference funk devolve into paralyzing developer "I can't seem to ship" depression?!? It seems to happen every single event these days :-(

This is the first post I've made to my instance from another country. :-) I love technology!

That moment when you try to get one last image for a slide deck ... and instead get "Error Establishing Database Connection" :-(

Didn't realize going vegan was quite that transformative ...

Eric Mann boosted

"It’s highly possible that this learning difference by age is not due to some magic change in brain plasticity, but simply that adults don’t have as much time to be exposed as children and often hit a point where it stops being helpful to improve after a while. "

In a weird twist of fate, YouTube has started filling my "watch next" feed with clips from The Newsroom. Why oh why don't we have a real Will McAvoy?

I dunno. Ultimately I use the software and it helped build my career. But let's not lose sight of the fact that we're still talking about a tool here ...

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Heard a rumor there's some stuff going on in the community. As a frequent user I'm concerned, mostly about the communication and the public flaming going on ... less so about the actual content of those comms.

"It's like chaos monkey, but on steroids!" <- this is the most terrifying mental image I've had all day ...

Updated to 2.9.2 tonight. I think I'm finally getting the hang of this "host my own software" thing.

Mowed over a sprinkler this afternoon. Guess what I'm doing tonight.

Whatever happened to "don't be evil?" This decision is antithetical to everything has claimed it and represent.

Also made some individual chicken pot pies for my wife's lunches this week. I guess you could say I had a productive weekend.

Went berry picking yesterday. Made a pie for my wife and daughter today :-)

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