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I'm about to launch some new software. It will be installed using

curl ... | sudo dd of=/dev/sda

I've heard that "curl | bash" is insecure, so we're improving on that.

Night before a (10 day) family trip with the trailer ritual of packing and organizing until 1:30 am.

For example, my battery carrier (short but square-ish hinged kid plastic bin for AA AAA, C, D, and GS13 batteries, including a good amount being rechargeables) is exceptionally provisioned and organized.

Time to try to let the mind's flywheel spin down.

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Indigenous people!

Please share this and reply and be my friend! Let's create a community on here where we know we have someone who gets it!

I'll start, I'm Ojibwe. Raised away from the tribe, but am a full member now as an adult.

(If not indigenous, please still share, I wanna reach others)

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This is not a list of recommendations. There are better options for all of those, I'm sure.

Management: Using many SaaS products that are not your own to do you work.

We write the largest (by readership) CMS/multi-user authorship platform. However, on a frequent basis, to do my work, I use:
* GoogleDocs (obvs)
* AirTable (fancy spreadsheets, almost a decent roadmap)
* Adaptive (budgeting)
* Namely (HR)
* Mural (virtual post-its)

That's it for this week, at least.

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I am up far too late futzing with financial data stuffz.

money tracking services Show more

credit report monitoring Show more

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You know, for being one of the largest and most technically advanced companies in history, Amazon sure can't make quality software.

Details don't matter, insert your own example. Mine has to do with a Kindle Fire my son has (ugh) and me trying to get Alexa on it so it can listen to music. Shouldn't be hard, right?

(spoiler: the Alexa app on it doesn't have the Alexa button to talk to it.... the entire point of the app and what it has on my phone.)

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Here's how I'm billing Equifax for 10 hours of my time.

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It's actually only "Unix" if it's made in The Open Group region of France. Otherwise, it's just a sparkling POSIX-compatible operating system.

Dear Internet Service Providers,

I understand that consultancy firms prefer to build huge webapps like it's IE7-world still, but why would my session time out on a service availability/purchase search?

I'm 2 clicks away from making a purchase! Don't make me start over again!

Yours truly,

A Frustrated Internet Consumer

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if you had a rally in favor of testing then you could call the crowd "pro-tester protesters."

5am destroy my brain for effectively all productivity for the rest of the day. I'm going to take a shower.

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