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Companies be like: we're looking for a junior developer with the experience of a senior engineer and the salary expectations of an intern.

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These "but commutes are good actually!" articles are really cheesing me off. They all boil down to people enjoying dedicated break time where they have no work or personal responsibilities. You don't need a commute for that, you need boundaries.

I deployed today!
I have a cool job. 🤓

Shout out to @aurynn who gave a talk at VUW about devops that gave me direction to my current role at gns on geonet.
I'm reflecting on 5 yrs in full time work supporting web development with those ideas.

Anyone know of a cool branded water bottle?
The office kitchen is a bit far away.
Or should I load up a plain one with stickers?

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Imagine thinking that Bitcoin, a technology that hinges on everyone having a reciept for every transaction made by anyone in the system, is something inherently hard to trace

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Oh my goodness, someone just pointed out that NFTs are exactly the same as the "name a star"/"buy a piece of the moon" scam and suddenly it all makes sense.

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The real fault for NFTs lies with GPG itself. If they had actually made public key cryptography accessible, you could just sell a fucking private key and be done with it.

But no, we need to burn the whole world down so rich people can launder money

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RT @mcclure111
A really surprising portion of the technology we call "AI" is just "sub-minimum wage piecework workers"

I'm only just realising my idea for a rust app has an implementation as a python program
Gtfs was new to me.
But it's exciting to have standards and reference implementations to compare with!

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Applied and accepted for a new job. Really hard to leave my current role and actually resign.
3yrs is a good amount of time to really understand what an organisation is capable of.
I'm only on my third job.

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This is the single greatest triumph of technology over itself, boost if you agree.

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Me starting work an hour later: Haha fuck yeah!!! Yes!!

Me having to work an hour later that night: Well this fucking sucks. What the fuck.

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I got prometheus and grafana to make charts of my mini pc homelab

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