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There are some really freaking cool people i'd never virtually meet had I not joined the fediverse.

Thank you all for being awesome. For every minor negative encounter I've had on here there have been literally hundreds of positive connections.

I'm still blown away that such a healthy social network exists.

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Whenever you see a fad/As Seen On TV item and catch yourself thinking "ugh, is that really necessary?", stop and think: for whom /might/ that be necessary?

Fidget spinners help satisfy the stimming urge for autistic people.

Slankets/snuggies are lifesavers for people in wheelchairs and on bed rest.

That pre-peeled orange in the plastic container? Imagine your arthritic grandma trying to peel an orange.

Most of that "unnecessary" stuff has a use case - it's just not /your/ use case.

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DriveThru RPG is hiring a PHP back-end developer and a UI/UX developer:


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I have a really good memory for customers. If there's a regular at my store, chances are I know them by sight and name. But I'm very quiet and don't often use names even for friends/family. I just talk in their direction.

But I noticed people assume I don't know them. Even if I see them every day. And then they feel like I don't care, I'm just the person between them and their meds.

So I started greeting everyone I know by name this week. And WOW. I did not realize how much that meant to people, but apparently it's a lot and it completely turns those interactions around.

And I feel really good about it. It's nice making people smile a little.

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#LibreOffice #sachezle

Dans LibreOffice, quand vous exportez un PDF, vous avez la possibilité d'inclure le document LibreOffice original DANS le PDF.

L'avantage ?
Tout le monde peut lire le document (c'est un PDF), mais vous pouvez aussi le ré-ouvrir dans LibreOffice pour l'éditer !

Pratique également pour archiver des documents à long terme: Pas besoin d'avoir 2 fichiers.

Lors de l'export PDF, cochez juste la case « PDF hybride (fichier ODF incorporé) »

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So my takeaways in learning from failure.

If you do #personalops (one person sysadmin) do what I just did. Spend a couple weeks clearing up tech debt, then spend some time figuring out MTTR and what steps you need to take to recover.


Then do it to make sure it works as you have it documented.

THen, take a break because the above is a mountain of work.

Come back a few days later and install monitoring.


Test your backups and MTTR again

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Full-stack developer, been working with the web since the 90s. #HTML, #CSS, #Javascript, #Python, #PHP, enough #Ruby and #Node to get myself into trouble. #LAMP is fine but other stacks are fine too; I'm a quick learner.

Any position is okay; I've been out of the office for a while and I''d be happy doing just about anything as long as the income is stable.

Formal resume: github.com/joyeusenoelle/Resum

Please boost and share freely!

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I should probably do a proper masto #introduction

I'm Vicky. I'm a librarian focusing on research reproducibility + research data management.
I gave an interview about me/my work recently: acrl.ala.org/dh/2018/04/04/rep

I love FOSS, open access, open educational resources, open EVERYTHING

I hate the corporate capture of scholarship

I co-founded an open source, open access repo for LIS scholarship: lissarchive.org

I also love my super cute black cat Little Boss & my partner @remram44

Thanks to some writing exercises (and some writer friends :), completely blew away my goal this week: mindbat.com/2018/04/13/keeping

activity no. 437 to do while you wait for your build to complete: use a paperclip to clean the pocket lint from your phone's headphone jack

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On this day in 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human in #space.

US Politics 

Couldn't take anymore wishful thinking about the pre-Trump GOP, finally wrote something: mindbat.com/2018/04/12/dont-fa

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what kind of code samples would you like to see on the web page for a programming language?


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I wish I had the option to say “My team will follow up with you” whenever I did not know the answers to my oral exams at university

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So, I'm moving to Hungary in ~ a month. Looking for short-term rental (1-6 months) prospects. Dog-friendly. Probably in Budapest or Debrecen (near-ish the Hungarian language schools in those cities), but potentially anywhere in Hungary.

Anyone have resources, suggestions, advice, etc? Köszi.

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