I’ve declared today to be Hawaiian shirt day. So you can, umm, wear a Hawaiian shirt if, umm, you want to.
How I got into computing.
When I was 14 I saw the ASCII Star Wars animation via telnet. I thought it was the coolest thing.
I tried writing some C++ code on a Windows machine when I was 17, and it wasn't a good experience -- I had no idea what I was doing. Then I took two coding classes my senior year at hs/secondary, and I loved it.
I absolutely love using & exploring *nix. I wish I had an old computer to tinker around with as a kid. I definitely had the curiosity, but not the resource(s).
SSB gets talked about 'round these parts from time to time.
Go read about it: https://www.scuttlebutt.nz/
It uses many of the same ideas as Dat, coupled with some very different ideas.
Here, read this: http://ajroach42.com/steps-towards-a-web-without-the-internet/
I edited some Perl code today.
I am not the hero you want, but the hero you need.
BBS that is P2P with encryption?
fundraiser for sick doggie Show more
hello! I think it was two weeks ago that I shared this fundraiser for covering chemotherapy for a disabled person's dog. the therapy has started and it looks like the dog is responding well to it, yay!
the funds for the first round are covered, also yay!
but money is still needed to continue the therapy so I'm resharing the link to the fundraising website. thanks everyone!
dunsmore apples, painted by ellen isham schutt, 1912
Tomorrow, I think I'm going to read about John Dillinger, Al Capone, and George Nelson instead of worrying about my work situation going forward.
I am baaaaack. *trumpets sounding*
Jk, I'm quite low key. 'Sup
tfw you accidentally deploy a totally untested optimization & have to test it in prod & it not only still works, but is now fast
The cryptocurrency market has gained $4 billion in the last few hours. Maybe I should read the news?
I am now using Manjaro Linux. Pacman is pretty cool. I am using Manjaro/Cinnamon.
I am now a Linux Admin for Cirrus Labs. They will be training me for 6 months, and getting me certified to work with Red Hat Cloudforms and other Red Hat-related technologies.
Sounds like a good gig.