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The number of “Deliver status notification” emails I got from my background job running on my VPS. Hmmmmmmmmmm, something is misconfigured.

I’m legitimately thinking of turning my old iPhone into a web cam with All the web cams I’ve found look horrible and I already own an old iPhone.

I’ve replied to every candidate and given feedback to the candidate that asked for it. We ask our candidates to write a detailed cover letter. It’s the least we can do.

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Kids hearing a piano being played and they’re going “It’s goose game, it’s goose game!”

I’d prefer to use DNS, but at least I can send and receive from my custom domain now.

This is the 3rd time I’ve hired using Overall it’s working well, but replying to candidates and reviewing applications could be smoother. If I were to spend more time on it, this is the area I’d focus on next.

Job applications were open for 3 weeks. We were humbled to have 63 candidates in total. 28 of those applied in the last 48 hours.

When reviewing the applications we sort by anonymised name, not by date, so we don’t read anything into when they applied.

Kids, NES 

My eldest didn’t believe flower power was a thing, so I pulled out my NES clone.

OMG I just realized this.

tera- = 4 thousands | 4 = tetra-
peta = 5 thousands | 5 = penta-
exa = 6 thousands | 6 = hexa-
zetta = 7 thousands | 7 = septa-
yotta = 8 thousands | 8 = octa-

Kids, School 

It’s my eldest’s first day of school today! I remember thinking about her first day when she was born, and here we are. Wow.


My youngest has decided he wants undies. Wish me luck.

Run and patch your iOS devices to the just-released 14.4 ! iOS operating system kernel (CVE-2021-1782), WebKit browser engine (CVE-2021-1870 and CVE-2021-1871).
Remote code execution + elevation of privileges in WebKit.

Apple: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.



The accounts department at a vendor is making it very hard for us to pay them. Ugh.

My Go Card expired. That means it’s 10 years old.

Turns out I can renew it for another 10 years. Challenge accepted.

“Sorry, you can only buy Carrots Loose in multiples of 170g”

Finally, my 17 times table is coming in useful.

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