Weird, apparently my github earned me 4 euros in BAT

The ballad of the senior dev

RT @bhcleek@twitter.com

Microservices are awful. Monoliths are awful. Software is awful. At this point I think computers may have been a mistake.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/bhcleek/status/124

RT @sandofsky@twitter.com

Uber in 2016: “We have thousands of microservices.”
Everyone: “That sounds insane."

Uber in 2020: “It turns out that was insane.”

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sandofsky/status/1

My point is, delegate stuff like this to the cloud. For me it's not a big deal, but like, you're a business with a shit ton of customer data that you now can't access in an AWS account, MUCH bigger deal.

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I also spotted a few things that are less than ideal (Law of Continuing Change up in here), that need fixing. But I am fucked because I can't decrypt the secrets anymore.

So I am going to try sops + Gcloud KMS so I don't need to be the responsible adult

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I am incredibly lazy. So I take a NoOps approach to my infrastructure, I let dependabot upgrade it, and my pipeline test it and it just ticks over fine. Except there was a BC breaking change in the GitHub API recently. So I need to do some work (booo) to upgrade my infrastructure

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I terraform my personal infrastructure (dns, setup for websites, etc), because of course I do.

A couple of days ago I discovered at some point I didn't export the GPG key for my key from my keyring for the private key I'd used to encrypt the secrets in that repo.

I did a talk not so long ago on using this technique a few weeks ago. Baader-Meinhof phenomenon all over the place. This is a really nice article and I'd recommend giving it a look
👀 (HT @lunivore@twitter.com @jboogie@twitter.com) lizkeogh.com/2017/03/05/yes-an

I keep hearing the term NoOps lately. I should probably look into that a bit more.

Like it's programming if you're tweaking your bashrc so it's perfect, gluing together two other services others have made, or chipping away at the world's biggest backlog of some enterprise project.

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Programming is a lot like fashion. Not in the sense trends and styles, but like in the sense sometimes it's just sewing a cool patch in your favourite bag, or cutting of the legs on some of jeans or making a full ball gown from scratch.

aaaand now I have found the original is actually on github, and has a better build process than mine github.com/califa/alfred-emoji

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I got frustrated that the Alfred Emoji snippet pack was missing a bunch of emoji, so I make my own version github.com/PurpleBooth/alfred-

RT @HackingDave@twitter.com

It has always been my goal to appropriately communicate to the media what is happening out there and what amazing work the security industry is doing.

I have to be honest, the latest Zoom storm has me concerned. 1/10

🐦🔗: twitter.com/HackingDave/status

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