Recently I've been thinking a lot about startup culture, and its values. I don't want to be associated with it at all any more — I want to be the founder of an indie software business, not a startup. I care more about users than million-dollar valuations. And I want more people to feel the same way, choosing small-scale, human values over investment and growth. I tried to articulate this and wrote a thing about it: http://joshsharp.com.au/blog/fewer-startups-more-indies.html
US Dept of State says attack on email system exposed employees' personal data.
Today at work #2:
User: "My computer is so slow! I can barely work!"
I go to their workstation, the RAM is maxed out. I check the open programs:
Outlook (~10 windows open)
SketchUp (2 instances)
Firefox with a couple dozens tabs open
Acrobat PDF (dozens of windows)
I start closing windows and the computer starts getting better. I lecture the user on closing programs they're not using, and to turn the PC off at night.
Hey @ashfurrow does you have metrics for the turnover ratio? People that don't stick around for long compared to people that stick around? It would be interesting to know
Hello friends I know I mentioned this last week, but it’s time for a new challenge. I’m looking for a design and / or front-end dev role in a product team.
More info: hankchizljaw.io/hire-me
Boosts appreciated 💖
This weekend, we’ve had yet another reminder of how amazing our NHS service is.
We had a baby that was safely delivered, followed by incredible aftercare to make absolutely sure that both Baby and Mum were OK. Our midwives were incredible.
This service cost us exactly £0.00. It actually cost more to park my car.
Thank you, NHS. Let’s all do what we can to make sure it sticks around.
Edit: Never mind I got it :)
SO at the risk of sounding dumb, I need to copy the contents
of the release directory and put it where?
"I'll clarify a bit more the installation instructions.
After running cargo build --release, the binary is available in the target/release/ folder.
You need to put it somewhere in your $PATH if you want to use gutenberg in the terminal"
@SuperFloppies GoHugo is down?
I'm looking for a new challenge. I'm looking to go back into a UX and design role, but I'm also into front-end development, so a hybrid role could work too.
I made a page describing what I'm looking for: https://hankchizljaw.io/hire-me
Boosts are very much welcomed, thank you 🙂
The best thing about this commit is not just the massive “fuck you” that it rightly gives these corporations, but it also gives a list of companies to never work for https://github.com/jamiebuilds/react-loadable/blob/master/LICENSE
Today, Europe Lost The Internet. Now, We Fight Back. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/today-europe-lost-internet-now-we-fight-back
This is why I'm avoiding WordPress for the foreseeable future
📝 New post: "The power of self-publishing"
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