Alright, it's pretty clear there are no backups to be had on .xyz -- time stop hanging fire and get on with my migration to @rafial
I'm beginning to suspect that "request archive" isn't working on mastodon.xyz
The Mediocre Programmer
This book is about helping you along on the journey of being a mediocre programmer. Together we'll uncover some of common misconceptions we have about programming, failure, and growth and come to understand that the act of programming and development is something we undertake each day and improve in small ways. It's these small changes that over time transform us from being mediocre programmers into better programmers.
I must admit, I'm kind of liking that for once, stupidity may be painful/deadly: https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/05/hydroxychloroquine-linked-to-increase-in-covid-19-deaths-heart-risks/
Considering swapping over to WaPo for a while (gritting my teeth at giving money to the Bezos). Glad I can at least support ProPublica without having to feel weird about it!
That moment when the bubbles of carbon dioxide effervescing off the top of your glass of tonic sound exactly like the Slack notification clatter as faintly heard from your headphones, discarded nearby on the desk #QuarantineLife
My spouse who does copper-plate etching, self-described as a "very medieval process", has taken the current situation as impetus to conquer her fear of the digital world, and begin offering her metal, ink & paper creations online.
Familiarize yourself with another female scientist whose pioneering work was swept under the rug https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-52278716
Ludophile, Cinephile, Technophile, Oenophile and Godless Commie Bastard | http://🌹🌹🌹.ws
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