If you’d told me a decade ago that I’d be sitting on a moving tram reviewing a coworker’s code on a magical slab of glass, I’d have looked at you quizzically and said “You review your coworker’s code?”

me: DevOps is good for your organization, your delivery and your culture
enterprise: We already do DevOps!
me: Oh cool, show me!

This has the beneficial side effect of opening all links in emacs' built-in eww browser, which is probably better for privacy than Firefox which loads JS files by default (even with the uMatrix plugin enabled).

With the debate over #Microsoft #Windows vs #GNU #Linux raging on, I look at why Windows is unquestionably the top choice in the foreseeable in terms of ease, #accessibility, and #ethics. Noble as #FOSS advocacy is, can it really compete, especially among #women, going forward?

So, do people actually like gamification?

I ask, because Discourse insists on giving me badges and congratulating me on absolutely trivial milestones...

I can be a bit of a grump about these things. Do other people like them?

OnionShare is an open source tool by Micah Lee for securely and anonymously sending and receiving files using Tor onion services.

The newest version adds anonymous dropboxes, supports new Tor addresses, and is translated into a dozen new languages.

Want to read this book in 2019

High Performance Browser Networking

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

"Finding yourself" is not really how it works. You aren't a ten-dollar bill in last winter's coat pocket. You are also not lost. Your true self is right there, buried under cultural conditioning, other people's opinions, and inaccurate conclusions you drew as a kid that became your beliefs about who you are. "Finding yourself" is actually returning to yourself. An unlearning, an excavation, a remembering who you were before the world got its hands on you. - Emily McDowell

Congratulate yourself for doing difficult things, even if they might not seem difficult to others.

Lessons from this great article by Jeff Atwood: building your own little cloud infrastructure is probably 1/3 of the price of renting it from a big provider. blog.codinghorror.com/the-clou

So I just bit the bullet and here are the results. Here's what a fresh/non-cached page from gets from the mothership.

513 requests. 82MB.

I don't know if I want to laugh or cry.

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