Tech companies in #india have started to massively cut costs across cloud infra, meaning a LOT MORE work for cloudops guys. I've been working 12 hours since the lockdown started in India and its taking a toll.
I thought wfh would make work easier but its getting a lot harder. Hopefully things return to normal soon. Our current pace of work in cloudops roles is unsustainable.
I took a leave for tomorrow to just recharge, can't step out but might just finish My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk.
Thanks for the link. Looking forward to reading the article. Link below is to a Google Doc with my favorite bits from the book. About 3 pages worth.
@epilys which book is this from?
@kieran Expanse and Black Mirror are sci-fi favorites for me. This Is Us is also an awesome family show to watch, especially now.
@yakkoj I'm surprised amz deliveries are still happening, didn't they freeze deliveries some time back?
@smays I didn't know about his book, but I'm glad I do now. Found this while googling:
aaaand.... he's back!
"One America News, or OAN, is a far-right news network being embraced by President Trump at his coronavirus press briefings. John Oliver takes a look at who they are, how they report, and why they could be a big problem during the pandemic."
virus, dipshit journalists
@twitter because capitalism
PayTM CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma is live on FB for AMA
Watched The Platform on Netflx yesterday.
A very unsettling movie on the surface, but a lot of themes reminded me of Snowpiercer and tricke-down economics, the latter quite literally. Class warfare, socialism, elitism, panopticon... quite a heady mix of ideas. Highly recommended.
@robf Hey. Is this ESO? I started playing it recently, but a few hours in, the graphics kind of put me off. I'm a big fan of ES, but I'm wondering if ESO is worth the trouble in 2020. What say?
@ajroach42 I love the Expanse. Haven't seen a sci-fi show with that much political and social depth in a long time. I didn't know about Tick or The Boys, I'll check those out. Thanks for the recommendations :)
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