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Well, all of my personal projects are now officially deleted from GitHub. I know I'm probably too late to keep them out of Copilot's model, but the only thing that makes me feel better about that is all the code of mine Copilot read in was *really, really* bad.

Stolen from someone who stole it from the birdsite. Spoiler in the alt text.

I suspect the people who ask "What if *your* parents had an abortion?" are all that interested in having a discussion about the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics.

Sometimes I get very frustrated with AWS IAM stuff. I get it's a bit of a feature that it is the way it is, and least-privilege is the way to do security, but why do I need "s3:ListBuckets" if all I need to do is "s3:GetObject"?

I would like to add - I only like this one light theme. It's not like I'm going to go back to light themes everywhere. And it's really only going to be used when I'm on a call and taking notes.

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I found a light theme I like.

Much like when I realized I like the flavor of grapefruit, my world is now in shambles. A core part of who I thought I was is now a lie.

If you ever think you're done growing, you're not.

I've spent the past workday looking for a parenthesis in my Emacs configuration. It probably would have been easier if I weren't using a literate config workflow - much harder to find mismatched parens when you've separated a lot of blocks.

All y'all posting photos of the outdoors like "a view from my office" or "I wish this was my office," and I'm over here like "I guess y'all don't have pollen or mosquitos there."

Adventures in macOS package management: I decided I wanted to install emacs 28, because I've been on 27 for awhile but figure it's time to update. So I go to Homebrew and tell it "hey, I'd like to install this version of this package". Homebrew is like "cool, sounds great. Mind if I install updates for LITERALLY ALL OF YOUR OTHER PACKAGES TOO? YOU HAVEN'T UPDATED THEM IN FOREVER SO OBVIOUSLY YOU WANT TO DO THAT, RIGHT?!"

How hard would it be to write my own printer firmware? Asking for a friend.

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Fixing to re-enact Office Space - specifically the bit where Michael Bolton goes ham on the printer.

Seriously. I *have* to use the *~*special*~* setup cartridges and print at least one alignment page. But I can't get there because there's something wrong with the setup cartridges. And nothing fixes it.

Okay, now that I've got my website running (mostly, a little bit of the CSS is broken on mobile because I had enough trouble sticking the footer to the bottom of the page for the normal web, and now I've got to find a solution that works for the normal and mini web? Maybe the footer is going to go the way of the dodo), time to rewrite it with Rust/WASM because I can.

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ignore the fact that all pages were last edited on Jan 1st, 0001. I didn't realize embedded files in Go have basically all metadata stripped, and haven't decided if I'm going to fix it yet. I may start linking to my last commit, since that's supposedly in the buildinfo now.

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Aww yea got a website running again.

dathagerty.com lives again!

Twitch-based debugging: hoping some rando from the internet hops into your chat and finds the race condition for you (because let's be honest, it's probably a weird race condition).

And of course, I haven't set up HTTPS yet, so don't use that.

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Though let's be honest, it'll probably be longer than two weeks.

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Getting a webserver set up again for a personal website. If you go to the URL in my profile anytime between now and the next two weeks, you'll see the default Caddy landing page.

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