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an herbivorous mastodon user with hooves? That's a comgahungulate

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I'm interested in commissioning an artist to render my pen name, Rusty Congaree, into one of those gnarly, jagged designs grindcore/black & death metal bands use for their logos. If you art & are interested, holler at me! We can talk details & money.

it's a cgi movie about a baby, but get this -- secretly he runs an open source community

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Allergy Warning: may contain multitudes

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business of software complaint 

this is not the top of the list of ways that capitalism & the profit motive ruin software, but i'm weary in my bones at trying to convince people to invest in ops tools, backups, security, all the things that aren't shiny new features that drive revenue. at least 90% of the web apps i've worked on in my career are held together with spit and baling wire, with an ever-growing array of eye-catching decorations haphazardly bolted onto the outside.

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This is excellent: a library of interaction patterns for use designing online social systems in ways that mitigate malicious and hateful content socialpatterns.adl.org/pattern

idk who needs to hear this, but if you've never listened to An Album to Benefit Preservation Hall (2010), there's no time like the present to fix that

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if you get abducted by aliens, be sure to tell them what a good job they're doing. no one ever tells them that and they are trying their best

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they're called dad jokes but they can be made by any groan-up

i think we're gonna need a bigger brain pill

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it has been made abundantly clear through my prior years of poasting that scarcely anyone here knows or cares about what a Steve Albini is.

but because there are so few examples of prominent white middle aged dudes genuinely reconciling with problematic output of their past, this is pretty interesting.

melmagazine.com/en-us/story/st

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Anybody know any developers/TA providers in South Carolina? Going to be talking with some members of a nascent intermodal trucking co-op later today and looking for some ppl in their area to direct them to.

referring to the years from my 18th birthday to my 28th as 'The Bad Whoopsie'

i haven't opened my notebook yet today, and now i'm afraid to bc there might be something i was supposed to do and missed.

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the Grinch represents the Green Man (in his aspect of a woodwose) initially raging against the Christianisation of pagan Europe before eventually being assimilated by Christianity

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