independent software developer, space enthusiast, hiker, blogger, mac user, coffee drinker, guitar player
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   sonicrocketman

Sing it with me:

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It’s not a Podcast if it’s proprietary.

If I can’t subscribe how I want then it’s not for me.

Podcasts are open, like by definition.

To publish a Podcast you don’t need permission.

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And we're back!


  
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Pine.blog is going to go down for a few minutes. This is all a part of scheduled maintenance on the host servers.


  
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Pine.blog was down for a minute for some migrations to the host server. Everything should be back up now.


  
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I wish I had a banjo.


  
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I keep writing these songs. I can't stop. Here's a new one about how to be a pirate.

sonicrocketman.bandcamp.com/track/the-buccaneers-oath


  
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I’m so ready for our post-catastrophe progressive resurgence.

I want my FDR.


  
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Remember: we’re still not in the aftertimes yet. This is still the meantimes.


  
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I’ll go first. I’m reading a ton more than I used to. Since May I’ve read 4 books start-to-finish, finished 3 in-progress books on my shelf, and I’m halfway through another now.


  
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Poll: Do you find yourself reading more (books, long articles, etc) during the past few months? Yes or No? Why?


  
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Got a little distracted today, but even with that I hit 50,000 words! I'm halfway done!


  
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If the House Tech hearing isn't as effective as you were expecting, and you have a better idea or approach, volunteer to help your state and local legislators better understand technology.


  
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Yesterday I wrote a tavern song for one of my D&D games. Here's the Bandcamp version for it, check it out!

sonicrocketman.bandcamp.com


  
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Also, that’s all leftovers.

Don’t hate on leftovers.


  
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Homemade Potato-eggplant Tikka Masala over Brown Basmati Rice

7/27/20


  
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Today's Assignment:

  • Check that you're registered to vote
  • Fill out the Census

Homework due in November:

  • Vote

There will be a pop quiz.


  
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Today combined a late start with a distraction-filled morning, but somehow I was able to power through to 39,602 words!

I'm 398 words short of a novel... if I was writing a novel.


  
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Learning that the word "definitely" is derived from the word "finite" and not "define" has changed my life. I learned this over a year ago and haven't misspelled "definitely" since.


  
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Looks like my IFTTT integration was appending a blank link to my cross-posts on Twitter. Should be fixed now.


  
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Yesterday I set out to rearrange and reorganize my bookshelfs. After 4 hours I had successfully reorganized the furnature in my entire apartment. The books were still on the floor.


  
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It feels like so much and yet so little.


  
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I have written 1/3 of the first draft of my book! 33,000 words!


  
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San Diegans!

Our City Council is voting tomorrow to move forward with a proposal to use Ranked Choice Voting in our elections!

Please urge the council to approve this measure using the instructions below. We need fairer and more diverse elections.

us7.campaign-archive.com/?u=8453033eadb71df419f0295a5&id=4337eca74b


  
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Seems like things are back up. Going back to work now.


  
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Cloudflare:

This afternoon we saw an outage across some parts of our network. It was not as a result of an attack. It appears a router on our global backbone announced bad routes...

www.cloudflarestatus.com