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Using Redis' WATCH command for the first time ever to implement an optimistic lock for state change.

I think one of the reasons why I like Go is that it is an opinionated language, just as Rails is an opinionated framework.

You may not like the choices and conventions but having them means no more bikeshedding about it.

Mentrification: that thing where men show up and ruin something fun for everyone else.


It’s πŸŽ„πŸŽ… time here at Chateau πŸπŸ– but that won’t stop the Lapsnatcher.

Dems need fewer debates and more fireside snapchats.

Thankful for a lovely wife who wins Thanksgiving every year. ❀️ πŸ¦ƒ

Started rereading The Mythical Man-Month and it is painfully, obviously sexist in its prose. It needs to be quietly relegated to history by more thoughtful books on the same subject.

Open Facebook, see a bunch of boomer garbage, close Facebook.

here's some Homelessness Myths, courtesy of The Onion: (cw: drug) 

Myth: it's expensive to house the homeless.
Fact: our prison system is quite profitable.

Myth: the homeless spend their money on drugs and alcohol.
Fact: you also do that.

Myth: the homeless are lazy and a drain on the economy.
Fact: you're thinking of billionaires.

Myth: the homeless community can help take care of each other.
Fact: if that's what helps you sleep at night.

Concentration camps in China 

Today a new leak of classified Chinese docs are public: they reveal the operations manual for running concentration camps in Xinjiang, and the mechanisms of mass surveillance of Uighurs. This is a collaboration between International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and 17 media partners in 14 countries #ChinaCables

She’s just sitting on the stool next to me, full on purring, blatantly demanding pets.

Had a pleasant conversation with my Lyft driver on the way home until he started talking about martial law and FEMA camps. Good grief.

I've been working non-stop for the last two weeks on Faktory🏭 Enterprise. Lead features are queue throttling and job batches.

I've never implemented queue throttling before; it was quite difficult, even when borrowing liberally from Sidekiq Enterprise's impl. Here's the initial docs:

Heading to Nashville for ! ✈️

Airport is so quiet, zero line in front of security. Now I get to wait for 1.5 hours. AMA!

Which city will be the first to be completely consumed by wildfires?

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