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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:25 am

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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:43 pm

I opened the link before looking at who posted it and knew that was you.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:57 pm

I'm just putting it everywhere because I'm so annoyed by stuff like this. Some things make me irate for whatever reason. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:08 pm

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It's a bit conspiracy'ish, but sometimes I wonder if folks from old tv media would stoop to stuff like that in order to sabotage the YouTube platform they despise.
 
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:05 pm

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derFunkenstein wrote:

It's a bit conspiracy'ish, but sometimes I wonder if folks from old tv media would stoop to stuff like that in order to sabotage the YouTube platform they despise.

I'm not sure which is worse -- the possibility that your theory is correct, or that there are people out there sick enough to do something like that just for laughs.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Feb 25, 2019 8:35 pm

#6faaae is mathematically provable to be more blue than green. Silly designers.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:29 am

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The Egg wrote:
derFunkenstein wrote:

It's a bit conspiracy'ish, but sometimes I wonder if folks from old tv media would stoop to stuff like that in order to sabotage the YouTube platform they despise.

I'm not sure which is worse -- the possibility that your theory is correct, or that there are people out there sick enough to do something like that just for laughs.


Both items are highly plausible. There's very little that surprises me anymore.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:13 am

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#6faaae is mathematically provable to be more blue than green. Silly designers.

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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:28 am

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Redocbew wrote:
#6faaae is mathematically provable to be more blue than green. Silly designers.

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmhm

And #003826 makes Mustangs look period-correct.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:28 am

Spilled an entire 20oz coffee filled to the brim today, with a good portion of it going down and directly behind my workstation PC. :x Luckily it seems to have only gotten on some of the cabling, but otherwise an unbelievable mess. Hosed a bunch of paperwork, alot in the carpet (too dark to see), and into the cube wall paneling.

Got a feeling my desk is going to permanently smell like old coffee unless I do some carpet cleaning, etc
 
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:46 pm

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I spilled an entire 20oz coffee... a lot in the carpet, and into the cube wall paneling. I have a feeling that my desk is going to permanently smell like old coffee unless I do some carpet cleaning, etc.
You could probably keep it smelling like fresh coffee if you routinely repeated your stunt a couple of times a week.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:22 pm

Really glad I worked from home yesterday: https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

The article does raise an interesting question though: How does one "fall on a circuit board" of a production server which represents a single point of failure for a commuter rail system serving tens of thousands of riders?
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:52 pm

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The article does raise an interesting question though: How does one "fall on a circuit board" of a production server which represents a single point of failure for a commuter rail system serving tens of thousands of riders?

Probably the result of a game of telephone involving idiot executives and PR people.
 
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:12 pm

So.

Chrome has been pretty annoying IMO for a while now, essssssspppppppecially on MacOS. I continued to use it though because, well, it was the best solution for my use cases. The past few days I've been running Brave and I have to say it's pretty great? It's definitely faster than Chrome, and one of the best parts is that it's clearly built on Chrome because it accepts anything from the Chrome Web Store (extensions/themes).

Here's to hoping I can make the switch permanent.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:03 pm

just brew it! wrote:
Really glad I worked from home yesterday: https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

The article does raise an interesting question though: How does one "fall on a circuit board" of a production server which represents a single point of failure for a commuter rail system serving tens of thousands of riders?

Government IT contracting. Question asked and answered :-)
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:51 pm

just brew it! wrote:
Really glad I worked from home yesterday: https://www.chicagotribune.com/business ... story.html

The article does raise an interesting question though: How does one "fall on a circuit board" of a production server which represents a single point of failure for a commuter rail system serving tens of thousands of riders?
Perhaps this is the computer hardware support colloquilism for falling on one's sword?
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:33 am

Peculiar piece of telecommunications industry historical trivia: The name "Sprint" was originally an acronym for "Southern Pacific Railroad Internal Network Telecommunications". Back in the day, SPR had telegraph wire strung all over the place along their railroad tracks, and decided to leverage that infrastructure to get into the long-distance telephone landline business.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:39 pm

Fascinating. Thanks.
 
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:52 pm

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Fascinating. Thanks.

Most fiber these days was laid in rail or highway rights-of-way. No permitting issues, and the ROWs tend to head to points where big data comes in handy. Of course, it also brings on the phenomenon of the fiber-seeking backhoe when said lines aren't properly marked before construction in those ROWs.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:57 pm

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Peculiar piece of telecommunications industry historical trivia: The name "Sprint" was originally an acronym for "Southern Pacific Railroad Internal Network Telecommunications". Back in the day, SPR had telegraph wire strung all over the place along their railroad tracks, and decided to leverage that infrastructure to get into the long-distance telephone landline business.


That explains their internet speeds. They should probably upgrade to something faster soon. :lol:
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:44 pm

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Of course, it also brings on the phenomenon of the fiber-seeking backhoe when said lines aren't properly marked before construction in those ROWs.

If you're a castaway on a desert island, bring along a short piece of fibre and bury it in the sand. When the inevitable backhoe turns up to chop through it, jump on board and be rescued!
 
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:31 pm

Got two job offers on Friday afternoon. Formally accepted one of them yesterday. Pretty pumped.
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

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Got two job offers on Friday afternoon. Formally accepted one of them yesterday. Pretty pumped.

Woohoo! Congrats!
 
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Congrats and good luck at the new job!
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:11 pm

File under "creative ways to completely hose a Linux server": Configure a service that runs as root and does its own periodic log rotation to log to /dev/null.

(No, it wasn't me, it was a co-worker... he got a round of applause at the weekly department meeting.)
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Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:17 pm

I hope someone also linked him to the manpage for logrotate and suggested he do some reading. :lol:
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