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Blog: crowbot
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Over the last couple of months, I've spent a great deal of time thinking about what "devops" means for me and my team at Say Media. The industry overall has been describing devops as a world where developers know more about the operational environment; and where operations folks know more about programming and application development. I think that's a good start, but it overlooks some of the nuances involved in implementing that culture. For the field of software engineering to grow and mature, it needs to bifurcate into specialized disciplines. The most obvious division is "operations" and "development", and then... Continue »
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President Barack Obama didn't milk a dairy cow or take a dip in the Connecticut River hot springs on his swing through Vermont on Friday. But he did give thousands of screaming fans at a Burlington fundraising rally a show... Continue »
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Blog: Backyard
Slovenia's ambassador, Helena Drnovšek Zorko, apologizes to her children and her nation for signing ACTA (click through to read her entire statement.) ....I signed ACTA out of civic carelessness, because I did not pay enough attention. Quite simply, I did not clearly connect the agreement I had been instructed to sign with the agreement that, according to my own civic conviction, limits and withholds the freedom of engagement on the largest and most significant network in human history, and thus limits particularly the future of our children. via metinalista.si Continue »
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Updated Below with Comment from U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) today proposed a constitutional amendment to overturn a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allowed unrestricted campaign spending by corporations and labor unions. The amendment —... Continue »
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Though 'Kalegate' may have grown quiet for the moment, soon hundreds — if not thousands — of people will be wandering around in brand-new Eat More Kale (and Team Kale) T-shirts made by Bo Muller-Moore, whose orders have exploded during... Continue »
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“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” —Gertrude Stein Susie's Thanksgiving Hall of Fame: If You Want to End War and Stuff You Got to Sing Loud Nothing Says Thanksgiving Like Baked Apple With A Marshmallow Buttplug Gonna Lay That Devil Down, A Thanksgiving Promise The Great Balloon Boy Wishes... Continue »
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Blog: serendipity
His father changed their name from Goldenberg to Raas. Even though they lived in New Jersey. Hitler might come -- we should not be so obviously Jewish. In fact, we shouldn't be Jewish at all. Let's be Catholic. The local priest seems very nice. Okay, maybe a little too strict.... Continue »
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Blog: sippey.com
There's something wonderful about watching someone do something they're good at, when they're not performing, or even deliberately practicing. Just *doing it*, because it's what they love to do. Especially when they have no idea they're being recorded. Continue »
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Although, let's be honest with ourselves here, if you're a Node developer, you are probably serving the application directly from Node, running in a screen session under your account. via teddziuba.com Been going around the last few days ... I don't have too much of an opinion about the rest of the post. But, yeah, this seems to be how every Node application needs to run. Continue »
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SAY Media has this tradition (I later learned that this was actually a national event of some sort) of welcoming employee's kids to work for a day, so of course I brought Maelys in, so that she understand a little... Continue »
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I love this Globe and Mail interview with Michael Chabon about fatherhood (via Ruhlman). In particular, this quote, which is an excerpt from Chabon's Manhood for Amateurs: The daily work you put into rearing your children is a kind of... Continue »
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'Kimmie' is not my given name. My legal name is much longer and doesn't sound sexy when murmured under one's breath. Not like 'Kimmie' is oh-so-sexy but give this a whirl in bed, 'Hello, Khanh Kim Phuong Nguyen'. While you... Continue »
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