Just did a quick back-of-the envelope install of pump.io. Unfortunately I bombed out half-way through because the node.js on 12.04 is ancient by all accounts. Worse: apparently one of the ways to install a newer node.js has my favorite pet-peeve of requiring you to run curl …read more
At Pycon 2014 I saw Julie Pagano's talk "It's Dangerous to Go Alone: Battling the Invisible Monsters in Tech" which struck a nerve with me. It showed me that there's a name for some of the feelings that I've felt both in my career and in my technical life.
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We just moved so I've had a heck of a time trying to find things like charging cables and what-not. Most of the devices in the house use some form of USB charging so that hasn't been an issue. I have a Pebble watch that uses a special charging cable …read more