If Apple ever released an competitor to the echo dot or google home mini I would switch in a heartbeat.

My first night staying in Napa and I’m having a Bordeaux I brought with me.

I’m not sure what this says about me.

Thomas Kinkade is just Lisa Frank for adults.

The curious case of the Raspberry Pi in the network closet buff.ly/2CnwayP

As part of trying to level-up my skills as a manager, I read High Output Management, loved it, and wrote some apropos reading for OKR season:

wordfugue.com/touring-breakfas

The person behind FilkNews is looking at moving the Filk News twitter account to Mastodon and so is looking for a Fandom focused or at least friendly instance. Post on Dreamwidth about this can be found at filk.dreamwidth.org/37294.html if you have any suggestions for them.

I'm reading Tales from Earthsea and it's such a treat. Le Guin had a way with words and created such beautiful worlds.

In 2018, I was promoted from Senior Software Engineer to Team Lead. I wrote about that transition and why I'm excited about it, and would love to hear your thoughts: wordfugue.com/senior-engineer-

2018 was a pretty great year for me, when I stop and think about it.

I've posted it a little early because I'm excited but here is my reading and analysis of RFC-1, the very first official Request for Comments document and an important piece of internet history.

write.as/365-rfcs/rfc-1

I'm doing one of these a day for a year. You can follow along at @365-rfcs. I'll only be posting the really noteworthy ones on this account.

h/t @EricaJoy@twitter.com for generally being awesome but also showing me this

Periodic reminder that birdsite is _way_ more usable with retweets turned off; and you can turn off all retweets for the people you follow using this handy @glitch@twitter.com site: turn-off-retweets.glitch.me/

The opposite of hopepunk isn’t grimdark, it’s NextDoor.

i made the Bûche de Noel this year!! lots of nerve-wracking firsts for me:

first , first (which separated and then got too hard when it set), first (didn’t get much of a roll tbh) and first (unfortunately not pictured… it ultimately ended up fine but i didn’t have time to get the mushrooms assembled)
instagram.com/p/Br57iXzBP9j/

Hey everyone who said Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse was amazing:

omg you were right, holy hell that’s the best ensemble superhero film that’s come out since avengers 1 and it maybe redefined what’s possible for superhero movies

My Christmas preparations now apparently include poaching and immediately ice-bathing a dozen eggs the night of the 24th.

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