Current Status: Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

Jeff relayed
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if you post from mastodon with your phone you are tooting from a horn because horn is an oldtimey slang for phone do you get it you are tooting your own horn

Angry German metal and pseudoephedrine and strong coffee makes for a pretty decent morning.

"The checksum for the downloaded `faraday_middleware-0.11.0.gem` does not match the checksum given by the server."

OH FUN.

I installed a vim update yesterday and it somehow broke my Ruby dev environment. Computers are neat.

Rereading Altered Carbon. I remember reading it back around 2006 and liking it, but I honestly don’t remember any of the details. It’s like a whole new book again. Sometimes human forgetfulness is kinda useful.

Getting really sick of not being able to access websites because I’m using a VPN. Some present captchas, which is bad enough. Others are completely unreachable. Neither option is fair to people who are simply trying to be safe online.

Out kids have officially started their second watch-through of Star Trek Voyager.

“I received this information from an alien. As I told my husband, it was in the Paramus Holiday Inn. I was at the bar having a drink, alone.”

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when hackers surreptitiously use programs to harvest personal information without the users explicit permission and knowledge: spyware

when multi billion dollar corporations do the exact same thing:
:hacker_a: :hacker_d: :hacker_t: :hacker_e: :hacker_c: :hacker_h:

We’re attempting to train our dog to ring a bell when she needs to go outside. We even bought special bells.

Being sick is stupid. Why can’t I just get my consciousness dumped into a fresh sleeve that doesn’t have an illness?

Head cold continues. I’ve reached stage 1 of “fuck this,” which means spicy food in large quantities. If that doesn’t help, stage 2 begins: “frontier medicine.” I.e., copious amounts of whiskey.

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Headcold, Day 2: it now hurts to talk. Goddammit.

Finally reading Neuromancer. Not sure why it took me so long.

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