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Old Androids Never Die, They Just Have A Few Screws Loose

April 26, 2016


I hope you fucking baby boomers are happy.
When your grandchildren are dying in the next pointless war, when you're going bankrupt from your healthcare bills and you have to re-mortgage your house to the same fucking bank that your taxes bailed out, when you can't make a phone call or send an email without six different government agencies knowing everything you said, you can just smile and remember that your president makes more in one speech for the big banks than you will make during her entire presidency, that her emails are completely private, and that you traded away any chance you had to not lose everything to either the banks or the health insurance companies, so that you could vote for president based on the content of the candidate's underpants.
If I know you, and you voted for Hillary, and I find out about it, don't ever expect to speak to me again.

Upgrade

April 21, 2016


So, I seem to have nuked my media folder accidentally during CC's upgrade to the latest LTS release.

Eventually I will restore them from backups, but I'm too lazy to do it now. :P


Well, OK

January 19, 2016


New favorite thing:

Being held personally responsible for the learning curve of software written before I was born.


Surveys

January 14, 2016


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I am in a grumpy mood and decided to mindlessly distract myself by taking an "industry survey" that had been emailed to me.

The first page had the choices listed in the screenshot, and I have to say, the terminology used to try to get millennials into coding is downright insulting.

Rockstar? Ninja? Seriously?

So just how much does a "ninja" get paid relative to a developer? Is it about the same as a "rockstar" or do they get more? Is that maybe why you're using these terms instead of established ones like "developer" or "programmer" and pretty much completely throwing any sense of professionalism out the window from the start?

Who the fuck puts stuff like that on a resume??? If I see a CV with the word "ninja" on it, it better have arrived tied to a fucking arrow shot into my desk from nowhere, and I better be hiring a goddamn hitman, not a junior developer. And if I see you walk in you fail.

Yeah, okay, "guru" is valid jargon, but an actual guru would have the sense to not check the box for it, so it's pointless.

And I am sooooooooooo sick of people using the word "hack" for things and people that aren't. Writing an iPhone app doesn't make you a hacker. GTFO. And calling yourself a hacker, or your event a hackathon, or the ultimate sin, sticking the word "hack" into the fucking NAME of the event) is the second most bogus thing you can do. :P


Lets Encrypting

December 15, 2015


Screenshot from 2015-12-15 13-04-05

CC, now with valid certificates from the Let's Encrypt beta! :D