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So, faced with a clean slate, who do I want to be here? What do I want to see?

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"Everything we do to make it harder to create a website or edit a web page, and harder to learn to code by viewing source, promotes that consumerist vision of the web.

Pretending that one needs a team of professionals to put simple articles online will become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Overcomplicating the web means lifting up the ladder that used to make it possible for people to teach themselves and surprise everyone with unexpected new ideas."

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Did it ever occur to you that 90% of useful stuff on the web for solving our problems started with someone asking for help?

I bought a Roku just to have the NBC Sports App for the Olympics. Joined YouTube TV for the month to get access.

Some people's tone makes me want to reply with "first off, I'm not stupid, but..."

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This guy at work thinks anytime something doesn't work in his code, that is must be a bug in the library or infra. I wonder what it's like to have such ego.

The daily life drama of "out for delivery" and the work day ticking down...

Tempted to start a slack channel at work for where I hold court on why that well meaning thing was problematic.

If Van Halen doesn't get you ready for anything, are you even really alive?

No actually, it's useless pockets.

Or maybe it's the patriachy

The hardest part of embracing femme fashion is becoming OK with random sleeve lengths or hem lengths.

This is one of those days where I feel like I'm just scrambling all day to keep the lights on.

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Note to self there is no "gif diff" command

7AM. Wife: I thought that sweater had a different neckline. Did it shrink?

Me: no way, haven't washed it yet.

10AM: Aw, shit, it's on backwards.

Can we stop appropriating dojo and ninja for our nerd things please?