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cold take 

Welcome to 2019, traveler from 2009. The brief:
-sysadmins are now "ops"
-servers are all just "cloud" something
-algorithms are "AI"
-DBs are "blockchains"
-Everything that spies on people is "smart"

Good luck. And update your CV with the above words.


more cannabis, woo shitpost 

more cannabis, woo 


Oh wow, Steve Klabnik (author of #theRustProgrammingLangauge book and #rust core team member) is leaving Mozilla.

Key quote:
> I could say a lot of things here, but I won’t get into the details. What’s really important is this: I’m not proud to be a Mozillian anymore.

I've heard some negative things about Mozilla lately, but this is something that personally moves the needle in a anti-mozilla direction more than, e.g., ads on the new-tab page

weird masto admin thoughts (++) 

hot take 

(image caption: a mobile phone screen shot displaying a dashboard with statistics on sidekiq queues)

it's really cool being able to definitively answer "no" to "is the server acting up?" from my phone


however our servers are now 40% more instrumented for Statistic to happen so that's cool.

Hi! It's time for me to find a new job.

Does anyone have a lead on a social work/therapy position? I'm almost an LICSW with experience working in children's welfare, sexual assault response, disaster management, and LGBTQA+ case management. I have supervision experience, too!

Let me know! (And please reboost!)

physical health, (-) 

very much hyped and lolling that prison guards are pissed off about inmates having really good meals for christmas and new years while they dont get paid bc of the shutdown

I can't...
Nintendo had a poke at the Bowsette thing on their site, but in the process just announced to everybody that Luigi is trans

Poor girl, Nintendo didn't have to out you as a joke like that.

random self medical / pharm notes 

If any of you ever need a math consultant for your naughty teacher porn blackboards PLEASE contact me, PhD students don't make enough and I want to put hilarious overly well-thought out math in unlikely places and I'm available for very reasonable rates

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