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Just finished watching an excellent talk by Tim Ewald -- Programming with Hand Tools.

It's ~5 years old but absolutely makes a lot more sense now.

The tools that we use changes the way we think about problems. So adding more of them just complexifies and hides the actual problem.

youtube.com/watch?v=ShEez0JkOF

Setting up my machine to use Parcel (which is the new bundler apparently; webpack ruled when I stopped doing web development) and it is downloading 709 dependencies.
Oh boy! I remembered the leftpad controversy.

Just copied the ssh key of my new laptop to my vps in 5 chunks because I disabled password login and copying long stuff over console in a DigitalOcean droplet results in gibberish.

Add to that random crap that systemd prints on the tty every 10-30 seconds and I had to edit file, paste the chunk, save it, exit vim, wait for crap, clear screen, and repeat.

And we're in 2019.

I stopped using the Swiftkey keyboard in Android after it was purchased by MS. Then life did a full circle and I started using Google keyboard. Now back to Swiftkey.

The options of good keyboards in Android are pretty limited.

Unsubscribe from a couple of those newsletters you never read.

Switching between Mac and PC keyboard is more difficult than switching between left hand driving and right hand driving.

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