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Toot! v1.2 is finally out! This took far longer than I had planned, but it is out!

You can get it here if you do not already have it: itunes.apple.com/us/app/toot/i

Commuting on the same bus daily for this last year has taught me two very important things:
- buses might as well have a single row of seats on each side
- people still think they're clever when they 'check the time' in order to get to the front of the line.

Put an 8 hour 'bonanza' video of birds on the TV for my kittens, and I reckon they think this is what Christmas is.

Public Service Broadcasting have such incredible beats.

Writing regular expressions that actually work is one of the most satisfying things.

Spotify showing me the top 100 songs of my year is really an insight into the sheer amount of Folk Metal I listen to.

What I wouldn't give to have a kettle that produced water only from the spout instead of literally every orifice it mysteriously has.

There must be a word to describe that feeling of disconnect from your current job before moving to a new job, what would it be?

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Probably the most important bit of trivia you new people would find useful is that you can use Mastodon from various apps!

Android, iOS, desktop, even alternative web clients that look differently!

Find an app here: joinmastodon.org/apps

There's nothing more secretly satisfying than adding ASCII art to a project you know will likely not be noticed, but will be used by a stupid number of people.

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Finally first of advent. That great time of the year where reggae Christmas, metal Christmas and everything in between are playing in our home. Recommendations welcome for the 'anything in between' playlists!

Today at work, to me: "Maybe we can have you merge the changes into the master branch tomorrow now that it all works". Nice try.

It hurts so much to see people treating Dockerfiles as a VM setup. Sure, let's shove all our requirements into a single file and ignore that whole microservices deal.

It is finally cold enough to bring out the wooly socks and layers. Also the time when beards frost over without much intervention.

Tonight I was pleasantly surprised with a whole array of Hashiconf 2018 videos to go alongside my new found obsession of their products. 3 hours, 2 beers and a few too many Terraform plans later..

Tonight I had great fun messing with a cluster of Nomad, Consul and containers. Hashicorp do some incredible things. Going from zero to proof of concept in just over an hour makes me happy.

Browsing lobste.rs makes me feel like I am missing out by not running BSD anywhere. Every other post is FreeBSD or OpenBSD related.

Black Sabbath is the best band ever. Change my mind.

Temporary containers in Firefox is exactly what I have been looking for after they released the multi-site container addon. TL;DR use both if you are concerned about having your activities tracked across websites (adverts based on browsing habits for example).

addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef

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