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  1. Oct 2016
    1. Unless IT has got a database there for me that they’re willing to keep running at all points in time,

      then make it a trivial operation, with a docker or vagrant instance to hold your db.

  2. Sep 2016
    1. "In 2015, 22 percent of lower-skilled men [those without a college degree] aged 21 to 30 had not worked at all during the prior twelve months,” he said."Think about that for a second,” he went on. Twentysomething male high-school grads used to be the most dependable working cohort in America. Today one in five are now essentially idle. The employment rate of this group has fallen 10 percentage points just this century, and it has triggered a cultural, economic, and social decline.

      bookmarked for later.

      previously an overworker, now self-underemployed, I find it hard to go back

  3. Jun 2016
  4. May 2016
    1. Maybe the Dunning-Kruger effect affects everyone, at different amounts, but applied to a large number of micro-skills that comprise a practice or discipline.

  5. Mar 2015
    1. we discuss the advantages of using parallel instead of for. For is a Bash keyword.

      to lookup later.

  6. Jan 2015
    1. Most peoples data does not exceed the size where it is manageable,

      a tautological statement ? or two sides of the same problem: I can't keep much beyond what I can keep track of.

    2. The iPod was a trojan horse.

      Rent your own photos. Rent the software you use. It's all part and parcel of the same concept. A subscription model rather than an ownership model. The iPod was a trojan horse.

      the move from owning to renting applied to our own memories.

  7. Dec 2014