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Rueing the day I decided to implement Elastic search to store log data.

I favor proprietary software over open core. At least they're honest about their intentions.

Looking for a #remote #job in #python and #django? It would be part time, some 20 hours a week, you set your own hours.

Message me for details if interested.

Being reminded that package/dependency management is a rolling dumpster fire regardless of what operating system you use.

If you would have told me five years ago I would be sitting here reading management books, I wouldn't have believed it. 🤷‍♂️

Every time I browse the federated timeline, I end up blocking a handful of domains.

: weechat (IRC/Matrix), Newsboat (RSS), Firefox Nightly, Podboat (podcasts).

My takeaway from the actix controversy is that Reddit is pure, unadulterated garbage.

On the plus side, in spite of my issues with git submodules, I've replaced Google Analytics on my personal blog with something more privacy focused and tracker free.

Getting my periodic reminder that git submodules, while useful in some situations, are a pain in the butt to manage.

Just did a 'sudo apt autoremove' that deleted 62MB of stuff. I remember when that would have represented half of my hard drive.

Took my first look at Owncloud and NextCloud.

So... Both look nice.

So why would one choose one over the other?

Is this going to be a Firefox / Iceweasel thing?

Contemplating switching to GNOME Desktop. I like XFCE better, but GNOME seems like the path of least resistance for having stuff work. 🤔

Taking a short break to play with my new toy, a Circuit Playground Express from Adafruit.

Going through my RSS feeds looking to prune any blogs/sites that have lost interest in, or that have stopped posting new articles.

Rebuilding an old laptop with Fedora Silverblue 31. After making a mess of Silverblue 29, I think I have a better idea of how to use it properly.

I've been pretty lax about blogging this year, but I did manage to put together my annual post about my favorite books I read this year.

scottbanwart.com/blog/2019/12/

Be very wary of signing an online petition. You may be signing up to allow the petitioning organization to send additional messages to your government representatives without your consent.

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