As we have a flood of people: let's have an #introduction.
I'm a pro hybrid author. Yes, I write full-time, not for an employer. You can see my nonfiction at michaelwlucas.com, my fiction at michaelwarrenlucas.com, and general bumpf about me at mwl.io.
dang it, I tooted on the wrong mastodon. Over to bsd.network!
Things like this are why I can't abandon birdsite. Yet.
A formative detail of my youth, from yesterday's podcast, in visual form.
Hey BSD folk. Looks like our good friend Peter Hansteen (@pitrh) is in the market. Now's a great time to hire a great guy, pf expert, mail guru and real Unix systems admin. https://twitter.com/akpoff/status/951215465879261186
Regarding the last boost: If you did not already know, domestic rats are very smart and very sweet :| Also very short-lived, which sucks :/
When in doubt, follow people with pet rats.
hi mastodon here are my two wonderful perfect rat babies their names are Grace and Ada
One of my 2018 resolutions is to be better at marketing. I'm told people follow me because they're interested in what I write, and I should remind them that my older books exist.
So... you have been warned?
Fun article about the author discovering a speculative execution bug on the Xbox360.
Also: the fact that Mastodon deletes image metadata and doesn't sell your data to advertisers is something we don't talk about nearly enough.
Besides the creepiness factor, there's also the fact that Twitter/Facebook are just one data breach away from all that info leaking somewhere. Better to never gather the data in the first place.