"I've found the easiest way to use Git is to use GitHub desktop"
--- I managed not to break the code of conduct and yell a little in this session. Everyone has their methods. I will learn from this person, most likely. I just. Ok.
Topic change -- programming assumption: If it's a valid US street address, I can run it against the USPS database. New construction will make it in soon.
Folks, I live in a house build in 193x or before. It is on a major road, within a 5 min walk of a small post office, in a heavily-populated area. It is not on GPS, USPS doesn't have it in its database, and I take the walk to the post office regularly to get my mail. No idea why!
me before college: I want to work at a large Silicon Valley company and shape the future!
me now: I want to retreat from society forever and spend my days in the wilderness practicing witchcraft
I don't want fully automated luxury space communism. I want partially automated sustainable adequate earth ecocommunism.
restarting Mastodon: or, Kill Six Billion Daemons
‘But you’re Philip Glass! What are you doing here?’ It was obvious that I was installing his dishwasher and I told him I would soon be finished. ‘But you are an artist,’ he protested. I explained that I was an artist but that I was sometimes a plumber as well and that he should go away and let me finish.”>>
<< the pioneer of minimalist music Philip Glass supported himself by working as a plumber, furniture mover and taxi driver. >>
<<Even after Glass achieved fame and notoriety with his opera Einstein on the Beach in 1976, he still continued to ply his blue-collar trades. Called upon to install a dishwasher, “I suddenly heard a noise and looked up to find Robert Hughes, the art critic of Time magazine, staring at me in disbelief.
There's so much in the world to be despairing about that you have to make utopia where you can, even in tiny temporary ways, bc often you forget what it's like to be seen as a human being in all the ways you are
ever decide it's not even worth trying to explain WHY you were doing this thing which caused an error and writing "for reasons"
if you have a car with a fob to allow you to start it, etc what happens if you are driving and you throw the fob out the window? does it check at intervals? only on start?
boost if you are also curious
Y'all are deep frying memes from Mastodon screenshots now. I'm gonna put my phone down for an hour and lawd help me what I see when I pick it back up
ｃｙｂｒｅ ≠ cyber
ｃｙｂｒｅ describes an optimism, a hope for the possibility of technology rather than a fear of its oppression
ｃｙｂｒｅ represents the reality of what is now possible, in addition to the mythology of what was thought possible
ｃｙｂｒｅ belongs to the indomitable individuals and indefatigable communities who have carved out a home in an invisible layer above reality
also ｃｙｂｒｅ was available as a domain name
today we have
Team A: front end devs
- extroverted cinnamon rolls
- afraid of Team B's overbearing manager
Team B: systems devs
- introverted cinnamon rolls
- afraid that everything must be perfect next week
despite being #actuallyautistic
I think I'm kind of reassuring everyone involved that it'll be ok and I'll handle it.
"fragging" your enemies and getting the "quad damages" may be cool,. but you want to know what's even cooler?
being honest and kind to yourself
i just swear it works and it's possible and i'm trying
Bit cybre. Bit analog. Bit hopeful. Bit scared. Bit sad. Bit weird. Bit bookish. Bit neurodivergent. Bitrot occurring at anticipated rate.
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