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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: joshsharp.com.au/blog/fewer-st

Very likely to receive a raise. Man, all that effort paid off.

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)
Revit
AutoCAD
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

I need a GDP pocket so I can actually do stuff when I'm on my lunch hour at work. I'm far too lazy to lug my regular laptop around

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

I love
#a11y, #ProgressiveEnhancement and generally making good things that positively impact people.

Boosts appreciated 💖

Hello Pals,

If you've worked with me before or if the work I've done has brought you joy, I'm collecting testimonials for my website. You might even have something nice to say in general (Lol I know, doubtful).

Any kind words would be appreciated.

Thank you.

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.

hankchizljaw.io/notes/33/

@codesections

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"

Stop saying RSS is dead people. I'm literally using it to read your shitty article about how it's dead

Hello Pals,

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: 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 github.com/jamiebuilds/react-l

PSA: Issuing a call to arms to flood a moderator gets you off my list. Just an FYI. A good moderator will take action on a single report for a proper bad behavior against the code of conduct for an instance. Flooding an admin is not useful or cool.