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📝 To contribute to today's Global Accessibility Awareness Day I've done a lightning talk for the FanDuel front end team and published my notes on my blog.

decadecity.net/blog/2019/05/16

So, if you need another reason to get Alexa out of your home or keep it out, here you go:

"Amazon employees are listening to, transcribing and even joking about the private conversations customers have with Alexa on their smart speakers." thetimes.co.uk/article/amazon-

I have questions.

* What is this?
* What does it do?
* How does it work?
* Has it ever worked?
* How is this code even reachable?

My long term strategy of not really bothering with articles on medium dot com is starting to pay off.

Today has mostly consisted of sitting waiting for the next context switch.

The longer a discussion about Git goes on the closer to 100% probability there is of someone saying: "This is why you [always|never] do $something_i_have_never_heard_of."

People who liked: Un-solving solved problems.

Also liked: JavaScript frameworks.

What with financial services being the 18th century I need a statement printed on a dead tree as this somehow verifies my identity in a magical way (that would be completely impossible for me to forge with technology that's readily available for next day delivery on Amazon).

🤔 Reminds me of the time we spent most of our evening figuring out what combination of spells and magic items it would need to recreate Amazon in D&D.

One of those days where a night's sleep made the solution to yesterday's problem obvious.

Step one in deploying a (+0 −11,752) pull request: find a good gif.

Well, if you are going to make things required fields then I'm going to amuse myself.

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