Anyone into the tv show? I just saw the first episode and it looks pretty solid

Probably the most notable change after you quit drinking is how fervently the alcohol supporters try to change your mind about it.

Alex boosted

A quick morning walk on the beach the 1st of January and you inevitably end up toying with ideas like human mass extinction and such


It's almost 2020 and macOS doesn't know how to do incremental download of the ~8GB blob needed to upgrade to Catalina

"Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillance" by EFF.

Well worth reading and spreading

eff.org/wp/behind-the-one-way-

Time passes and the hole got deeper and deeper:

- Vuex
- vue-router
- ES6
- Babel
- Mocha
- Chai
- Sinon
- Cypress
- async/await

... oh my

"Do not fear death. Death is always at our side. When we show fear, it jumps at us faster than light, but if we do not show fear, it casts its eye upon us gently and then guides us into infinity"

Once in a while I find myself thinking of what a damn unmatched masterpiece Cowboy Bebop is and how that kind of high quality is rare and precious

What truly scares me about the future is not global warming nor AI apocalypses nor nuclear fallout winters or such.

It's being surrounded only by people hypnotized by their smartphone all day long, especially while in places one is supposed to interact with others in real life (i.e. nightclubs or such).

Oh, wait a second... that's already happening, isn't it?

From AwsCognito to Aws-Amplify to Vue.js to Webpack to CommonJS to... how deep is the rabbit hole going to take me?

Oh boy, Vue.js makes me consider abandon a career in systems/devops/backend to go full frontend.

If only wasn't so much fun!

Uhm, wait, I might be on something here...

Funny how the less worries I have the more "are you alive? is everything ok?" kind of messages I receive

Between all kind of convincing behaviors, I find the most amusing that from adult couples with children, telling me at regular intervals that I should *really really really* father children

"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies", said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only one".

Just finished reading the last chapter from A Dance with Dragons, aka the last published chapter of A Song of Ice and Fire saga.

I'm not sure if it's true or because my love and admiration for George RR Martin work is increased to danger levels in the meanwhile, yet I've found it to be the most brutally intense and awe inspiring so far.

Please gods be kind and let him finish the damn job

"You lie,” he said. “All men lie when they are afraid. Some tell many lies, some but a few. Some have only one great lie they tell so often that they almost come to believe it … though some small part of them will always know that it is still a lie, and that will show upon their faces."

George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

But suddenly, I viddied that thinking was for the gloopy ones, and that the oomny ones use like, inspiration and what Bog sends.

youtu.be/lf3cuiRCYi4

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