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Bheesham Persaud

After living in my apartment for about 7 months now, I finally got my first power bill. Sorta makes you wonder if they really care in the first place.

Ah! I get to talk about testing at work tomorrow in book club. I think this is when I recommend Working Effectively with Unit Tests by Jay Fields. Awesome read.

Coming from Clojure, Scala's REPL leaves a lot to be desired

I haven't posted here in a while, but GetTogether.Community, the open source, federated alternative to MeetUp is really starting to come together!

We have support for teams, events with photo galleries and comments, Organizations to group teams and plan multi-team events, and much more!

Check it out at and plan your next #gettogether!

I know that people want to shoot everything with decentralization and blockchain these days but a decentralized social network with private data is even more risky than a centralized one. Data deletion and decentralization does not go together well.

Every time I talk about security I feel like a nut job. :|

Welcome @krita (official) on Mastodon ! ๐Ÿ˜

There should be a law that bans the word "burrito" from being used in tech talks.

I've never been an employer at a job fair before. This is a strange role reversal. I'll sorta miss talking about tech stacks with the employers. Ah well.

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ATTENTION, Public Service Announcement: Do not upgrade your npm. Do not upgrade to 5.7.0, released yesterday.

It changes file permissions of /etc, /boot, /user, โ€ฆ when run with sudo. Avoid, duck, cover, whimper.

Woah. Open Library's email notifications is turned off by default. What a pleasant surprise.

I wish this was the norm.