Trying to do Good, 2020 wrap-up https://pug.family/trying-to-do-good-2020-wrap-up
I’m not going to be able to go into detail, but over lunch with a director at a large computing company we once napkin-math'd how many “cars we could take off the road” if our email client trusted spam scores appended to messages by the email host rather than re-evaluating every message downloaded for spam analysis locally
In the next release, on-device spam analysis was disabled if your email provider included spam headers in the messages
This was an amazing way to end the week. #HIRIE played a show for our office via WebEx and it was a perfect transition to the weekend. Seeing coworkers & their families grooving along put such a big smile on my face.
If anyone is looking for a way to wind down, you can’t go wrong tuning in.
Music lyrics, smoking (drug use)
🎶 Cause I mess up the time
Mess up on the rent
Messing up the moments
Where life’s got me spent
I just wanna go home
Crawl straight into bed
And catch up on the sleep
that I never get
Apologies, don't offer them
Or bother me, no, not for anything
Just load the bowl,
And fill my cup,
Accept the fact I’m messed up🎵
Maybe I’ve not been saying it loudly or frequently enough for the last however-many years…
Privacy is not a luxury.
Same with accessibility. Neither are luxuries, they’re life-sustaining rights. And you’re unusually privileged if you’ve not had to care about either.
Libro.fm, provider of #DRMFree #AudioBooks and contributor to funding local #bookstores, is reaching out to current owners of Ibram X. Kendi’s _How to Be an Antiracist_ with a coupon code to provide an additional copy to share with others
“NOTES: The author will still receive royalties, as Libro.fm is paying for this copy of their audiobook”
#BOINC & #RosettaAtHome are both available via Pamac and now support protein folding on #ARM devices. You can help contribute toward solving #COVID19 and other biomedical problems! There’s even a https://hackers.town team, too (currently in the Top 25% tier!) https://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/team_display.php?teamid=18992
So... I didn't expect or plan on going down the rabbit hole of "learn how to be a professional wrestler" youtube videos this evening... but some of this is just general well delivered professional and life advice