Oh, I should mention, we recorded a couple a months ago, so current events don't come up when I evangelize working remotely or explain how I learned to invest from the Great Depression. Credit to Sean for being prescient.
I was on Full Stack Panic, the podcast about having a long programming career. I told the story of the only time I've yelled in the workplace, how Rails was a cheat code, how consulting did not luckily land in my lap, and working part time. https://share.transistor.fm/s/5691dab6
I've listened to the other interviews at https://fullstackpanic.com and uh, I see why Sean jumped at my use of the word "luck".
A love letter to a Gen X Chicago touchstone. I was at the tail end of this and lived in the neighborhood for years because of it: https://m.chicagoreader.com/chicago/punkin-donuts-belmont-clark-alley-punk-history/Content?oid=79085844
A friend of mine heard a paleta cart during Chicago's lockdown... it's a trap! #whereslightfoot
2001: BeOS -> Linux
05: brown window bars -> slate blue
08: ?? -> Inconsolata
13: Blackbox/fluxbox -> awesome
16: italics -> Operator Mono
18.5y of Linux on the desktop, one significant change (tiling wm), and I chose when. Every pixel is predictable, not distracting.
Also, "once every four years" is about how often I can stand to change something I spend twenty hours a day looking at like terminal font or window decoration. I cannot comprehend the pace windows/macos users survive. How does it not drive you mad with distraction?
Andersonville Code and Coffee is tomorrow from 7 to lunchish. Bring that project you never get to, have a cup, chat with folks. https://push.cx/code-and-coffee
I have missed a lot for holidays and work travel, but I'm at Code and Coffee tomorrow merging PRs, sipping tea, and griping about there being too few hours in the week tomorrow in Andersonville. Drop in! https://push.cx/code-and-coffee
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