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LPT: name a room in your house β€œAziz” so voice assistants can turn the lights on/off when you shout β€œAziz! Light!” at them..

The only aspect I’ve been missing from the office are the views across the river/city where is stare while thinking, resting my eyes. As a result I have an eye-strain migraine today from not resting my eyes enough. It took 3 weeks to get to this stage, with the last 10 days of 16+ hrs monitor+laptop daily. Not too bad, probably only minor life adjustment required.

Forgetting to hit β€˜save’ before β€˜deploy’ a lot today 🀨 if I had CI/CD I’d be sitting around wondering why is hasn’t gone live ... like I have been anyway πŸ€ͺ

programming nonsense 

argh node.js and express and the weird function callback loopiness is breaking my brain. all the parameter sets are called the same things, so which parameter set/function/callback is this referring to??!! arrgghhhhh 🧠πŸ’₯

LudoCherry: Stylish tabletop shirts and skirts

A friend of mine from Melbourne launched her Kickstarter this morning. It's for a range of cool tabletop game themed clothes. The polka dots have d20s in them, and the skirts have pockets. Go take a look! I'm off to back it for a shirt…

(Boosts welcome)

It feels like I’m getting a reputation at work, as one of the β€˜difficult’ employees.. you know, expecting others to do their jobs properly, with attention to the details.

What we intended to do: Yarra Valley Icecream Festival. What we’re doing: parked on the side of the Eastern Freeway, thanks to an overheating car πŸ˜…

food mention 

β€œSurfing pickle and the chicken lumps” ... silly band name derived from tonight’s delivered dinner

It's amazing how some people can make things look complicated that aren't. My former employ used Redis, and the whole thing looked like a Black Art. Now looking at it myself, and I'm like "is that IT?"

Now trying to find something I can use it for.

If your executives inform you that they find it outrageous that 40% of all sick days taken by employees happen to fall on a Monday or a Friday...

...and the silence that ensues when you point out that Mondays and Fridays simply account for 40% of all workdays πŸ˜‚

Got a new pm2.5 air quality measurement gadget: outside is reportedly 50, inside the office is 16 πŸ‘πŸ»

Ahh phooey, forgot about the tram strike today when I booked and X-ray/ultrasound at the other end of Collins St.. πŸ˜‚

human biology 

Being human has some great perks, like waking up one morning to find your shoulder no longer works, and will take 6+ months of physio and potentially more serious intervention to get it working again πŸ˜• (adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder)

Spent the day querying Azure AD with PowerBI Desktop and joining some large datasets .. should have just used PowerShell πŸ₯΄

Ok, weird, does not appear to resolve through properly for me today. Have to use different DNS servers to connect and post this.. @aussocialadmin

Sustainability isn't the better option, it's not the better choice.

It is the only thing to do that is not self-destruction. That is, by definition, what it is.

It's not a flavor to be added onto products like "spicy," "sour," "glittery," "country-pop," or something.

It is a criteria actions must meet to not be exploitative. If actions are not sustainable, they are hurting someone, either right now or in the near future.

If you have a 3D printer and can solder stuff, this is a 3D printed air purifier pattern that needs some testing and feedback

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