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uspol, my experience 

So I moved to NJ in 2015. A year or so ago, I still felt very "unsettled" and we seriously thought about moving back to Kansas. And I only recently realized... Trump has dominated most of my years here. Dinner conversation is almost always politics, unrest, and what will they do next? I've had trouble feeling settled-in because Trump in power is unsettling! I can only hope this will mark the end of that.

Looking for a USB A to mini-B 5-pin cable. I have a several of these... somewhere. Everything used them, now nothing uses them. Except this old external Seagate drive I want to inspect before I discard.

Wondering what words "scraggly" gets paired with the most... "scraggly beard" "scraggly undergrowth" "scraggly dog"?

(Yeah, I kind of need to trim my beard.)

If you are a #sysadmin, or have worked in computers at *all*:

This is the funniest thing I've read in weeks, and it has nothing to do with any sort of politics.

Tiny shorks are listed. (Slightly-less-tiny shork will get listed Thursday-ish after more eyes arrive so I can make more colors.)

uspol covid my brain 

In my mind, I think I've gotten all of this mixed up, and part of me thinks if Trump loses the election, Covid is over, too.

J'adore! 😆

Virtual meetings are basically modern seances.

"Elizabeth are you here?"
"Make a sound if you can hear us."
"Is anyone else with you?"
"We can't see you. Can you hear us?"

#humour #meeting #seance

Thunderbird 78 has brought native encryption to my email... and once again made every single one of my add-ons incompatible. Sigh.

what do you call a werewolf youtuber? 


Sean Connery has died. 😢
He lived to be 90, and died in his sleep in his home.
Rest in peace, Mr Bond.

I love getting packages. I got my “No love, no tacos” shirt from La Carreta in Marshalltown, Iowa. I also got my Cthulhu valet and mini dragon from @gamehawk

Well, it has a lab tool, but the instructor is rushing through the material and not giving us much time to work the exercises. He gives us two minutes to work a problem and it takes me most of that two minutes to understand the problem. :sigh:

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Here's how I think most live-instructor teaching should work:
You get some written or recorded material, a lab environment if necessary, ahead of time.
You work through this material on your own, at your own pace.
When you come to the class, it's all interactive... asking the expert questions about the material, with lab environment demonstrations as appropriate.
I think this applies to almost anything, not just tech. Why pay a guy to read you the book live?

Next 4 hours in a Zoom training that turns out to be the trainer's first attempt at online training. Oh, good... at least there's an interactive lab tool, so it's not just 4 hours of lecture on a query language.

We have scheduled a "work team outing" to play Among Us. I pray our good working relationships survive this.

It's that time of year, when the silken fall leaves grow over the front door peephole, so I can't see out. 😆

I think I'm going to start doing Kickstarters for imaginary products I want to exist, and set really high funding goals so the funding fails, and then wait for China to make the imaginary thing a reality.

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