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Really good set of articles on building distributed systems. I wish I'd had this when starting to build @sidekiq.

aws.amazon.com/builders-librar

I saw "The Lighthouse" yesterday. It was weird and confusing, I wish I had those two hour of my life back.

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

redis.io/topics/transactions

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.

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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) 

Concentration camps in China 

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:

github.com/contribsys/faktory/

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