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The more you want the less you will be fulfilled. Happiness is in wanting and needing less.

We will enter a 1-hour maintenance window tonight at 8pm EST (01:00 UTC) for a server upgrade. I don't expect any problems, but we'll have some downtime.

with support now available! I hope it works well. Been waiting for this. Cannot wait to be able to sit down and give it a try!

when the boss tells us to deprioritize fixing tech debt "so we can ship more product features"

The more tech marches on the more I think actually we will have humanoid androids eventually.

Dishwashers can't stack themselves. Coffee machines can't clean themselves (well). A humanoid robot is a ridiculous extravagance, but so is the CPU in your telephone and that happened.

Ran into someone in the elevator and asked them if they voted.

"Not yet. I'm going to do it at lunch. It's my first time and I've been reading up on everything because I want to make it count!"


Good morning, tooters! If you live in the United States and haven't done so already, go vote!

1. It's always much easier to smell someone else's bullshit than your own.

2. On average, you will tend pick the explanation that strokes your own ego and places the blame on others.

3. Over time, you will therefore weave a dense and complex web of self-deception around yourself.

4. Knowing about the above does not make you able to compensate for it.

5. However, a blunt but honest friend should be able to burst your bubble with minimal effort. Talk to your friends.

pizza segmentation fault - what occurs whenever a pizza isn't sliced evenly

Sometimes people mistake generosity for not being fair.

Fairness and generosity are different things.

You can be generous and at the same time be seen as unfair.

If you don't mind being wrong on the way to being right you'll learn a lot and increase effectiveness.

Emotions can shade how people see reality.

Wait, did anyone remember to wake up the Green Day guys?

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Mastodon for Tech Folks

This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!

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