Accomplishment vs Responsibility in the tech world: Handling my daily list of responsibilities as a database administrator has been an accomplishment in itself. Just surviving projects has been an accomplishment. Keeping high-risk environments floating according to business needs has been an accomplishment. Technically these are JUST my responsibilities. I've been discouraged by recruiters from focusing on these elements on my resume. Resume writing and self promoting is HARD. #womenintech #professionalgeek
If you're struggling with time management, learn about how others approach it. Here's some information that may help: https://socialwork.buffalo.edu/content/dam/socialwork/home/self-care-kit/exercises/time-management.pdf
One of the arguments for decentralized federated social networking should be that these efforts get reported on because Facebook is a US company and the actions are to effect US politics. If the CIA is trying to effect other country's elections using Facebook do you think it would be announced? — https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/31/us/politics/facebook-political-campaign-midterms.html?partner=rss&emc=rss
Consultant rant: If you’re a recruiter and I speak with you about a position and tell you I’m interested but need to send you a resume specific to the position details you just gave me, and if I specify I’m on site with a client experiencing ongoing performance issues that have my full attention for the afternoon so will email in the evening, please don’t call 9 times and send 3 texts within 3 hours ... that’s unprofessional.
PSA: if a user habitually boosts stuff you don't want to see, you can turn off boosts just for them without unfollowing them
view their profile in the regular masto UI and you'll see a "Hide boosts from X" in the hamburger menu
this can make the whole experience a lot less annoying, but it's not well-known!
With the Independence Day coming up in the USA, perhaps we need a #FacebookIndependenceDay #DeleteFacebook https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/05/technology/facebook-device-partnerships-china.html?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link&ICID=ref_fark
dtrace for linux; Oracle does the right thing
Committed to RDBMS since before finding caffeine and before becoming a legal voter. Spider whisperer and motorcycle rider -- not a backpack.
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