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just posted a blog about a tool i've been working on for generating arbitrary output from schemas

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software hacker who loves diving into code and creating way too many side projects. day job is writing open source software, mainly for cloud infrastructure projects.
on a personal level, i love music, listening to and making. some of my absolute favs: grateful dead, frank zappa, phish. i also do a fair bit of online gaming.
i'm exploring mastodon as my social media journey continues. i really dig the social and technological implications of mastodon and want to join the community =)

The patron saint of copying people on emails is St. Francis of a CC.

just read this article from a colleague about taking care of yourself while travelling. i found the advice well grounded.

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Ok, so I have a tweet that's getting kind of popular on birbsite and I want to share the essence here too:

A guy tweeted that MySpace had lost all the music uploaded to it from 2003-2015. " An entire archive just... gone, forever."

So... this is your periodic reminder that uploading stuff to a website isn't an archive.

dear hackers, why are none of you hacking and deleting student debt records?

I started my blog exactly a year ago on 2018/03/15 with first article in the ๐˜Ž๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜š๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ series.

Today I would like to present latest ๐—š๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฆ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น - ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐Ÿฐ article.

#verblog #shell #terminal #unix #freebsd

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i realize that developer stockholm syndrome is nothing new, very nice to see it on other folks' mind as well:

i like this piece, it hits /some/ of the things i have been thinking about. gonna keep rolling this one around in my head ;)

seen any good articles about the stockholm syndrome we develop for $FAVORITE_PROGRAMMING_LANGUAGE ?

(asking for a friend XD)

PostgREST is a standalone web server that turns your PostgreSQL database directly into a RESTful API. The structural constraints and permissions in the database determine the API endpoints and operations.

listening to an interesting presentation from the CTM 2019 conference about decentralization, the music industry, and the future.

check it out:

for your early 80s american cultural history lesson today, i prescribe _Lord of Light - The Thundarr the Barbarian Story_

as homework you will need to perform a 3 minute interpretive dance about what you learned.

meritocracy seems to be a topic du jour in my info stream today. just read this piece by a colleague challenging some of the ideas around meritocracy, and prescribing some solutions. i like reading these types of articles if only to challenge and explore my own biases.

unpopular opinion

han solo is a terrible smuggler and should have chosen a different career path.

Does anyone know how to get an Android (AOSP specifically) or Lineage OS VM up and running under Linux? I have Android Studio installed but haven't got a clue how to use it though I understand it can be used for this.

I want to run a few apps from #f-droid on my laptop. I've looked a quite a few different projects including Android X86 but I haven't been able to get any of them working at all.

Boosts welcome :boost_ok: ๐Ÿ’–

#android #lineageos #vm #aosp

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