Got it down to 31 minutes but DAMN GIRL I am out of breath.

Recording is 35 min... gotta cut this preso down to 30 but not bad for a first attempt.

SLIDES ARE DONE! Now to do a dry-run. If the screencast records properly, you may get a sneak preview link here in exchange for giving me feedback :)

Getting deplatformed from Apple. “Your account has been permanently disabled. There is nothing else you can do, there is no escalation path.”

Man, if "Save us Tim Cook, you are our only hope!" is the only way of fixing this, I'm glad I bailed a few years ago.

boingboing.net/2019/08/13/gett

I'm going to call it engagement, but I hate that word :(

the act of starting up / visiting / checking in on a given app... argh, is there a name for this?

I'm almost done with these slides for my UX presentation for DevConf.us, but I'm worried they suck. :(

Do developers find 'how to do UX stuff' talks helpful / useful?

Is there yet a way to set your toots to expire after a given period of time?

I need to cleanse my eyeballs so they are fresh. What do you think?

wants to invest in "The Fund provides investment-style funding for early-stage, technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people", further "UNICEF requires that all code, content or hardware developed and tested be open source and be publicly available."... Great initiative! ungm.org/Public/Notice/82482

I have a large-ish quantity of Japanese import manga, (shoujo, mostly フルーツバスケット) circa 2001...

Any ideas on how to find it a good home?

Replying to an email asking a question that was answered in the previous email i sent quoted in the email asking the question. It wasn't buried. It was a 2 sentence email that had the answer in it.

question for a pharmacist or similar about otc painkillers 

Today I'm listening to The Fragile. It doesn't matter how many times I listen to it, it's still good.

Having a conversation with someone knowledgeable in a topic but on the train tracks of that particular community's bent, not open to another perspective, and being snarky as hell about it.

Unpleasant.

Reminding myself not to do this to other people even though it's so easy!

figured it out :) dumb thing. stackoverflow.com/questions/28 … basically i just needed to use relative urls to the pages i was scraping! thanks to @ealexhudson (on birdsite) for his help :)

so i did this awful JS to screen scrape another page of a managed, locked-down site. it works fine in Firefox and Chrome on my workstation, but in Chrome on my phone it's not working. Any ideas?

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