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Just to be 100% clear: "Full Stack" is bullshit. It means you're looking to pay someone once for two jobs, and/or it means you want someone mediocre at both. Back end and front end are very different types of skills, and it's damned near impossible to specialize in both while staying current on new developments. If someone _can_ do it, you should be paying them well north of 200.

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If you don't provide an rss feed, you're not a news site, you're an advertising site.

(realized that as a side effect of being reminded of the existence of an ecommerce website I haven't used in 13 years, but where my credentials are still valid)

Just realized I'm coming up on the 10 year anniversary of changing my name. Just over a month away, four days before my birthday.

"You recently donated! Could you do it again now?" .... No. And I almost certainly never will again.

Congratulations, you've just cemented your previously-tentative move from my 2nd choice to 3rd.

most recent example of this: someone dismissing Mastodon as useless because it doesn't have ads or promoted posts that you could use to build a Youtube audience

Dear lord, I think i just got reverse-mortgage spam.

Thanks for making me feel even older than I already did.

Am I the only one thinking the senators should have had to be sworn in _individually_? and on camera, for preference.

I own a Sonos subwoofer. It’s in the basement. I never use the basement tv anymore. OBVIOUSLY I should move the subwoofer to my bedroom, right?

Ah, and today is the day for docusign spam. Cool, cool.

I should really get some custom artwork made for

Sanders' has been the worst, multiple emails per day asking for another $2.70. Yang's was second, moving from birthday cards to "we're going to miss our target!". Warren's just wants me to _participate_, ew.

getting so very close to blocking email from the political campaigns I've donated to in my procmail file. I gave three candidates more than their average donation, but no, they keep asking for more. Did I know this would happen? Yes. Did I think about that before I donated? I did not. And now I regret it.

(which is a problem, since I _buy_ far more than ten books a year)

It happens to me far too regularly. I got thru four novels in two weeks, got a third of the way into the fifth... and that was a couple months ago. If I could just get myself to say "ok, maybe later", set it aside, and move to something else, I'd get thru a hundred books a year easy. Instead I manage maybe ten in a good year.

Anybody else have a problem where they're tearing thru books, then hit one that just doesn't quite click, and you end up going weeks (or months) without reading because you're not willing to either abandon nor finish that book? Or is that just me?

Gods. Next time I decide I need to donate to political candidates, remind me to a) wait until we have a nominee, instead of donating to several at once, b) use a throwaway email address, and c) use a fake phone number.

No, I don't want to sign his birthday card. No, I'm not going to give you another $2.70. No, I'm not going to phonebank with you. FUCK OFF.

"Thanks for using <X>. We'd love to hear how you feel about it!" No, you wouldn't. You would not love that.

I'm snowed in (driveway is too steep to be passable). Are any of the local food delivery companies using drones yet?

CBS really doesn't understand the meaning of the phrase "all access", do they?

Waiting to find out if my contract is getting extended. It ends on Wednesday.

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