Really good article on complex systems:
A sad tale on how moving from smaller local schools to one large school outside of town has externalized costs to everyone in terms of commute time, increased pollution, and making impossible healthy options like walking or biking.
This window is for cat. 🐈
Technical achievement I am most proud of today: programming the garage door opener into both cars. 🚪🚙
That feeling of utter relief when you have insurance again... COBRA is like hundreds of dollars a month and that's not remotely affordable for ppl trying to cover between jobs
When I was broke and applying for medicaid I got caught with a hospital bill on top of penalties for the coverage gap that occurred cause medicaid wouldn't fucking respond for months.
Until every single human being who resides here is covered, we gotta fight like hell.
Nobody should be without healthcare. Ever.
Faktory 0.9 is here - hello, Redis! https://www.mikeperham.com/2018/10/16/faktory-0.9.0---hello-redis/
Ever wonder how to test CGI scripts? Wonder no more! https://www.mikeperham.com/2018/10/12/testing-rubys-cgi/
"At first I was afraid
I was petrified"
-Pretty much everyone who meets the Medusa
Turns out that "hot pink" is also known as "magenta", which I did not know is tantamount to pink. It looked red on my laptop screen. 🤷♂️
Must be nice to drive a big truck, which you can park anywhere 🙄
This Sidekiq red logo came out as hot pink. 🤔
Wrote a bit about building Linux packages and using GitHub releases for Faktory https://www.mikeperham.com/2018/10/10/building-linux-packages-and-using-github-releases/
The kids decided to put the cat in a drawer this morning - because why not? That's a perfectly natural thing to do with a cat, right?
At least they had food in there for him. Heck, he actually seemed very calm about the whole situation and just sat there munching his snack.
I bought a $$$ Sonos amp and two weeks later they announced the next gen version. 😩
sidekiq more like sidekiqing the bucket
WSJ reports that Google didn’t report a data leak in Google+ to the public because it feared getting under attack like Facebook
As a consequence and since Google+ isn’t very popular they’re now shutting it down within the next months
(Outline link to avoid paywall)
This is the corresponding blog post by Google in which they also describe some other privacy related changes
I’m only 10 pages in but this book is already amazing. I think the shipping container is an integral part of why wages have stagnated over the last 40 years. 📦
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger https://www.amazon.com/dp/0691170819/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_sjNUBbQJJ4QQR
Open source developer, CEO contribsys.com, mikeperham.com
Pretty proud that my gadget powers Mastodon.
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