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Best possible outcome from Oracle v Google is I'm never able to write code ever again and I just stop using computers.

How is David Lee Roth's "Crazy from the Heat" not available as an audiobook? Dude _loves_ the sound of his own voice...

If you're getting Hacktoberfest-related garbage GitHub pull requests today or throughout this month please reply to this post with links to the PRs and your thoughts

Infinite Detail has got me listening to 90’s jungle. No regrets.


Yesterday I exercised, ate mindfully, and drank plenty of water. Kind of a rough morning at work, but not the worst day.

Then, I went and watched that stupid US presidential debate while making dinner.

As best as I can figure, my cortisol levels spiked *so much* from watching that my fasting blood sugar this morning was ~10 points higher (!) than it normally is. 😖

It would appear that Lunchclub invite spam is the new LinkedIn invite spam... 🤨

I just hope this doesn't throw me off of my current rhythm.

Not trying to flex, but I've blasted through *a dozen* audiobooks in just under six weeks.

Alright, alright... Maybe I'm trying to flex _a little bit_. 😄

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Fortunately, the book (Infinite Detail) is engaging enough to justify the more intentional listen.

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While my anglophile ears enjoy audiobooks where the reader has an English accent, I feel like I have to listen at a slower speed (1.5X vs my usual 2–2.5X) in order to not miss anything.

Honestly? I don't hate it.

In fact, I hope they keep the pastels as the default. It's rather soothing.

I wouldn't go putting a production site on it rn, but I am very interested in playing with it.

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DuckDuckGo's Tracker Radar (list used in Safari's Privacy Report) has found calls to Google on 82% of all sites. Facebook scripts come second (34% of sites).

Google Analytics is the most popular third-party connection (Google owns 8 of top 10 calls).

I disable caps lock on all of my keyboards. That way I have to be *deliberately* intentional about yelling while typing.

Totally happy to loop back around on (actually) reading it — slowly and intentionally — once I get a few more titles off of my pile.

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Over the weekend, I blasted through the audiobook of Jenny Odell's "How to Do Nothing" at 2X.

I enjoyed it very much. However, as it was wrapping up, I bumped the speed up a couple more fractions of an X so I could finish it before I got through the evening's dishes.

This led to the realization that maybe I'd missed the point a lil bit. 🙃🤦🏻‍♂️

I'm "reported an ad that featured a Peter Thiel book among a grouping of boring EDC shit" level of fed up today.

COVID, isolation 

For the second time in 184 days, I went inside of a building that wasn't my home.

Even though I was in the doctor's office for _maybe_ 10 minutes — and was fully masked and goggled up — I still came directly home, stripped down in the garage, and took a Silkwood shower.

Not gonna catch my ass slipping, Rona!

Why do my dogs love basking in this gross, smoky sunlight? I don’t get it.

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