ABC couldn't find a picture of a non-fictional woman that was good at chess? 🤨

@cos i have fond memories of being serenaded 'Jackie' by drunk pals in my uni years

Son woke me up at 3:30 this morning and I didn't go back to sleep so today is gonna be painful

Learn a new technology, they said.
It'll be fun, they said.

@ash @tatey yeah there's a lot of lessons here.

Lessons that should already be well learned by now of course, but still a lot of lessons.

Health / allergies (-) 

So apparently I'm allergic to ArmaForce / Andrographis...

Taken it before with no problems, but just had it again an hour ago and my whole body is itchy as fuck.

Hands and feet bright red and itchy.

Supposed to be working but can't concentrate at all!

@e4 what oil do you use? You might want something with a higher smoke point, like rice bran oil

@joshua oh really? I've seen these advertised in various places, looked them up, seen the price and assumed it was a scam 😅

Do you have any idea why they are a cleaner shave than traditional clippers?

@mike there's a house near me with 7 foot high fences all around, topped with barbed wire, except for the knee high hedge at the front gate 🤦

@stibbons @futzle i've had a number of non-smeg ovens have the same behaviour - it's really inexplicable

Database documentation as praxis 

This, in the docs of a DB library:

"The single most sensitive class of information with the most ramifications, bar none, concerns people. Information about people is necessarily political, and modeling a system in which humans participate both reflects and reinforces the politics of the modeler. Who enters or is entered into the system, in what capacities, with which characteristics assumed important or unimportant, visible to whom: politics, every bit of it. "

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Database documentation as poetry 

Love it

"Complicated systems, meanwhile, are merely made up of a lot of individual parts, each acting and being acted upon with the rhythm of a clock or an engine. It's possible to encode histories in and define behaviors for a database, but doing so is a strictly top-down exercise; no seemingly-emergent characteristic of a data model is ever anything more than a deterministic bug. Elements of a data model interact with others, but always the same others in the same ways. And some elements are to representation in a database as a screen door is to a submarine, adding at best only an extra point of mechanical failure."

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Database documentation as poetry 

Reading the Prisma docs and found this lovely section on data modelling (it's more theory than true product docs - sorely missing when it comes to DB stuff usually!)

It's really well written - I really like it!

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