Power went out last night and my raspberry pi got shut down...which meant my website went down too. That's a fun new problem I'm not use to!

@rage Same! I'm pretty uncomfortable either way.

Interviewing is both important and exhausting ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

@lopeztel ๐Ÿ‘‹ Nice to see another split ortholinear person! Those switches sound fantastic.

I've decided to finally switch over to neovim. There's been too many neat projects that aren't compatible with vim that I've been meaning to try (treesitter, telescope, etc).

I'm also not a fan of the "Keep me alive" plan for vim's future.

@cyberfarmer hah, you could always get a keyboard with blank key caps: learn out of necessity!

Sometimes I get frustrated when I have to remember which team prefers to communicate in email, slack, Jira comments, GitHub issues (the list goes on)...

So I made a helpful guide:

justuse.email

@werwolf @Phate6660 This site has been a very consistent source of opinions - very helpful for making decisions. Posteo is lookin' like a solid option.

Thanks!!

zstix boosted

I need email recommendations.
Before you ask, no this is not about the recent ProtonMail thing.

I literally can't make a new ProtonMail account unless I use either a non-ProtonMail email or a phone number as verification.

Please don't recommend disroot, their signup page is absolute atrocious.

@Phate6660 I'm watching this thread since I'm in a similar situation. I've been considering mailfence.

@sotolf Yikes! I was willing to look past the shadyness of the browser because the search service is pretty separate, but I can't look past a shitty CEO. Thanks for the context!

@sotolf I've been pleasantly surprised by Brave's search. The result quality is pretty good and it's much less dictated by a larger company's search engines (DDG is powered by Bing).

@danny I really appreciate the offer....after a lot of frustration and pouring over man pages, I realized the issue: I misspelled my email ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ

@danny I'm using Gmail with the PassCmd options. I've verified that the command does output my application-specific password too.

Spent the last few hours struggling with mbsync. I like the idea of having a local copy of my emails but I can't get the dang thing to authenticate.

@awesomesheep48 Yes! According to the books, this is also how James Bond took his showers, prompting it to be called a "Scottish shower" ๐Ÿšฟ

I found this to be a fascinating concept:

noteflakes.com/articles/2021-0

Most of the time I spend "coding", I'm actually just thinking about the problem, a solution, and the next steps towards that solution. This is even more the case when working in a functional-style.

I might try this technique out to see what happens.

@LinuxLegend I think my company would want to go that route. I appreciate all the suggestions / options tho!

@pbx Unfortunately not at the moment. Only option is positive thinking.

I just found a great way to reframe this. They're finding all of our bugs and weak points, which helps me make tickets and squash bugs. They're my outsourced QA team!

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