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This is neat and I kind of want one - A small notebook for a system administrator

Reading The Wine Bible:

Bordeaux: As charming as it is approachable!

Champagne: The elegance! The mystique! The bubbles!

Burgundy: These ethereal entrances into the viticulture matrix are only truly revealed once you've memorized the names of 300 Premier Crus. Good luck.

For those of you who listen to Reply All, the Foxconn saga in Wisconsin continues to get worse

If you've ever wanted to be on the engineering team that built an app store from the ground up, my team at Patreon is hiring:

Outperforming everything with anything - including Python

It continues to be true that is one of the best people.

Good morning, friends! I'm hiring for my team at Patreon -- Come build the Patreon ecosystem with me!

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

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:

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 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:

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

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