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Also, Canadians call a flat of 24 cans of a beer a "two four", so the "May two four weekend" kind of grew naturally
growing up in canada, I would look forward to May 24 ("Victoria Day") because spring was nearly arrived
but did you know
they don't even celebrate Victoria Day in the UK? It's just a thing Canada made up to feel more British (except in Québec, who of course calls it "Journée nationale des patriotes", patriots in this case being implicitly anti-British)
I think that's beautiful
I recently wrote about how I get the other engineers at Artsy to write so many blog posts.
tl;dr is I wait for someone to do something blog post-worthy (which I have an expansive definition for) and then support them in achieving their knowledge-sharing goals.
"Mastodon Server Covenant" okay so everything sounds good, even the daily backup requirements are a good idea. But I... am not sure how best to go about granting others access to the server.
m.t has admins, but there's a huge gap between the powers of an admin and the powers of someone who can directly modify the database. Maybe it's just my unfamiliarity with sysadmin'ing, but without any kind of guidance on security best practices, this requirement seems ill-advised. More info: https://joinmastodon.org/covenant
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I finally found an audiobook that I enjoyed: https://ashfurrow.com/blog/audiobooks-are-back/
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