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I don't think I ever did one of these and there's 🍍 all these new people 🍍 so: #introductions 

I'm mostly a software engineer and , with tangents to , failing to learn , and otherwise wasting a perfectly good B.Mus in performance. I was a (SERVER FIRST ALGALON 10), and now I'm a .

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I feel like my head has been released from a vise I didn't know was there.

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Today in 5-character bugfixes that took me literally a week:

diff --git a/php/session.ini b/php/session.ini
index aaaaaaaa..bbbbbbbb 100644
--- a/php/session.ini
+++ b/php/session.ini


we have lost a giant, what will happen to my country without her

Today in Things I Do Frequently:

$ git tag help
$ git tag -d help
$ git help tag

who do i 🤬ing yell at about the 🤬ing , the biggest 🤬ing race in the women's calendar, not having 🤬ing live coverage this year. what 🤬ing happened to " races must have 45 minutes of live coverage"? boy am i glad i didn't miss out on that stage 5 recovery ride tho

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FHI: Everything is fine, masks are unnecessary, just maintain 1m distance and wash your hands.
Meanwhile, in Bergen:

14% gravel is a good enough reason to keep the knobbies on right

The Trek-Segafredo women's team tactics have been spectacular this season, maybe they should give the men a masterclass?

First couple minutes with a new 10 server:

*wait what*
*wtf editor is this, i need a new terminal*
ps ax|grep visudo
which editor
ls -l `which editor`
ls -l `/etc/alternatives/editor`

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Me: You know, we could actually make the world better if we really wanted to

Very Smart™ people: But have you considered the cost of making the world better??

Ello's Other Law: There is no amount of work you can put into a staging environment that will prevent C-levels from testing in prod.

the rona 

Norway's insistence that "masks don't matter, just keep your distance" is absolutely baffling. 40% is still 40%! What are you doing?!

I don't always try to upgrade the Firefox sync server I set up five years ago and haven't touched since, but when I do it's 11:45 on a Friday night.

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