2024-06-14: Wondering who will enable Recall if MS switches to opt-in? 🤔🤡

2024-05-24: Ahahahah 🤡 https://x.com/melmitchell1/status/1793749621690474696?s=46

2024-05-22: Every time I read a story about OpenAI and associated, all I can think of is “how can they get away …

2024-04-29: For all the garbage that exists on the internet, there’s still amazing content like the smarter …

2024-04-21: Part of how the US sold the first Gulf war to the american people was to create fake testimonies …

2024-03-05: Awesome use of the “spicy autocomplete” gents. Only costs what? A bil?

2023-12-01: GitHub’s enshitification well under way

2023-11-28: Large Language Models (AKA “spicy autocomplete”) 😂💯 via pluralistic

2023-11-19: Tonight in Melbourne

2023-11-19: Just trying to put together a very small, very simple RSS reader system. I’m at that point where a I …

2023-10-25: 101 runs from 40 balls for Glenn Maxwell. Incredible. #CWC23

2023-09-26: It’s a sad day for Victoria and for #auspol where being divided is cool and having basic critical …

2023-09-22: Year 20 of typing “iss” in the start menu to launch IIS..

2023-07-19: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools … but you still need to want to become …

2023-07-13: Nothing quite as frustrating as the Singapore Airlines website 🤡

2023-06-17: “TED talks are free university” has got to be the dumbest shit I’ve read in a …

2023-05-26: Split away mate!

2023-05-12: This video on TDD deserves so much more views

2023-05-11: This AI bullshit better work! Microsoft skips pay hikes this year amid sharp focus on AI

2023-05-04: Devs, prepare. This is going to happen to us too.

2023-05-03: Holy shit…

2023-05-02: I’m failing to understand how a birdsite glitch is worth mentioning while stories like this …

2023-05-01: RTO policies are lies told by supreme leaders to their children

2023-05-01: generative artificial intelligence, which is quickly revolutionizing the tech industry … the …

2023-04-28: { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Sid": …

2023-04-28: We’re doomed

2023-04-26: Is AI really new tech? Seems like the new tech is the amount of RAM you can throw at a python …

2023-04-24: Back in September, von Ahn told me that artificial intelligence would eventually make computers …

2023-04-20: Looks like reddit has started it enshittification

2023-04-20: Today’s eclipse projected on a wall by my trusted kid telescope <3

2023-04-19: elk.zone is so cool compared to the default UI for mastodon. Also trying (and loving) getmammoth.app …

2023-04-13: Serverless (the ‘framework’) joins the long list of stuff that should have stayed …

2023-04-03: Teams/Slack but without the online status

2023-03-30: So how’s this metaverse thing doing?

2023-03-22: Well well, I see Postman is still doing its best to prevent me from using it…. Today: …

2023-03-22: Mate I’ve tried to buy/listen to something with Audible and this shit is just pure trash. My …

2023-03-14: Having the time of my life working with Google APIs from a react-native project. Maps API …

2022-12-07: DevEx went so far back in the list of concerns of execs that we accept react native as a legit, …

2022-11-29: The switch between needing workers and needing to work has flipped

2022-11-15: I want the news (like it was reported two decades ago) without the hot takes you find on the bird …

2022-11-10: Show me a visual reporting framework that isn’t 10000% garbage

2022-11-08: 95-ish% lunar eclipse from Melbourne (and Fidji 931 inbound 🛬) 🌘

2022-11-08: Hopefully just a joke… Meta employees to be offered real estate in the Metaverse as part of …

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2022-11-07: Hiring managers: “there’s no right or wrong answer to this challenge” Also hiring managers: “your …

2022-11-07: At this point I just stay connected to the bird site just to witness its end.

2022-07-09: Man all these ‘A day in the life of a software engineer at [any SV tech company]’ sure …

2022-07-06: How to make sure you stay in business as a moving company? Have owners decide tenants can’t …

2022-06-30: one must further conclude that any code gener­ated by Copilot may contain lurking license or IP …

2022-06-28: If I ever burn out, it won’t be because of yet another dumb architecture decision or the …

2022-06-28: Gotta love how most pilots youtube videos are a collection of complaints about how travelling in …

2022-06-20: The system I’m working on is so complex and unreadable it took me 3 hours this morning to …

2022-06-09: Super tired of the posture “We’re doing it right so let’s keep doing it” vs how I feel on the …

2022-06-05: Let’s just say that if I needed to test a senior dev during an interview process, the first …

2022-05-24: What you are describing is not microservices, it’s a monolith that you need to deploy in …

2022-05-12: This project is still WIP and will be updated soon with new features. It never was.

2022-04-27: I swear to god I edited this personal recurring event LAST WEEK to stop reminding me 15min …

2022-04-26: A rottentomatoes.com-like website where you list your company by answering a quiz. The result is a …

2022-02-09: Instead of pushing back against easy-to-understand-and-experiment-with tools (pair, ensemble …

2022-02-07: Codebase so rotten you need to refactor the unit tests “helper” methods in order to upgrade the …

2022-02-01: When change is slow, it takes so much more energy to keep the big picture in sight than it is to do …

2022-01-25: Software logic so complicated even support people don’t fully understand how it works… …

2022-01-13: I can’t believe I got stuck on such a dumb bug… I was trying to check if a list of GUID …

2022-01-11: Wordle 205 2/6 ⬛⬛⬛⬛🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

2022-01-10: It’s been a month since I last committed any useful code, and I can’t believe how much I …

2022-01-10: I was burnt to a crisp, but hadn’t really internalized this fact yet. The endorphins from …

2022-01-09: Wordle 203 6/6 ⬛⬛🟩⬛⬛ ⬛🟩🟩🟩⬛ ⬛🟩🟩🟩⬛ ⬛🟩🟩🟩⬛ ⬛🟩🟩🟩🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

2022-01-06: Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn removed from the phone. Will try to put the phone away in the …

2021-12-21: Brilliant post by Marianne Bellotti highlighting the inevitable flaws an organization will have …

2021-12-16: I clicked the Edge ‘restart to update’ button 10min ago now and it still hasn’t …

2021-12-09: Is there really no way to exclude the .NET 6 minimal API Program.cs file from code coverage FROM …

2021-12-01: If you’re going to use asynchronous pull requests, at least try to commit so the change log …

2021-11-29: Well looks like my Mum won’t be able to visit us in February, based on the (knee-jerk) reaction of …

2021-11-26: Basing conversations on fears of things that haven’t happened yet is a red flag XP as an …

2021-11-24: Really good conversation about agile adoption [](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuZ39j7UE20 …

2021-11-23: Now would be a great time to start working on my yikes-bot again

2021-11-17: They said we were experimenting on the backs of children," Danner said. “But when SpaceX …

2021-11-11: I was looking for an objective ranking of countries based on the standards of living, and all I got …

2021-11-10: ⚔️ The green knight is amazing 🔫 No time to die was a painful experience. The first 1/3 of the movie …

2021-11-09: Never imagined it’d be so hard to convert HTML to an image using .net core…

2021-11-04: I’m curious about what people mean when they say that “under-engineering is worse than …

2021-11-04: Sometimes I spend a long time time reviewing even a simple PR because it takes so much energy trying …

2021-11-03: Just came back to work after a week being sick and resting 24/7. Already burned-out 🥱

2021-10-26: Melbourne never disappoints 🤩

2021-10-25: I’ve been ready for the notch for years! 😅

2021-07-13: All the talk about remote work vs back to the office is boring. People once again trying to …

2021-07-07: From neugierig.org For example, imagine two applications A and B that are identical except in one …

2021-06-30: I’ve always wondered how the hatch and docking mechanism made way to the astronauts between …

2021-06-29: This article hits home on the mentorship issue I’m facing at the moment, and on why I accepted …

2021-06-28: Amazing sunset tonight #melbourne

2021-06-22: I just resigned. It feels super strange. This is only my second full-time employer since I started …

2021-06-21: New week. Happy Monday everyone

2021-06-18: 🎬 Currently watching: Tenet. Wish me luck!

2021-06-18: Just got off the phone with an HR person who sent me an offer for the established Australian …

2021-06-17: Turns out spending 3.5h today in job interviews, two of them back-to-back, was a lot more tiring …

2021-06-17: Just had the nicest interview in a while, and also the weirdest, back-to-back. Both are for a …

2021-06-17: Just pushed a commit with config file sourcing in the bash script to store the micro.blog app token …

2021-06-17: I just published the first version of a bash script to quickly post to micro.blog using either the …

2020-08-28: Agile and Innovation Transitioning from a waterfall to an agile thinking can be very hard, and there’s nothing …

2020-08-09: Aligned Autonomy This article from December 2019 by Pete Hodgson (@ph1) is food for thoughts for non-technical people …

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