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I strained my wrist and crushed myself between my bed and my box spring possibly bruising a rib but damn did I find that watch band I had already decided not to wear this week.

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"If mindfulness just helps people cope with the toxic conditions that make them stressed in the first place, then perhaps we could aim a bit higher."

theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2

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more to the point, don't copy Instagram stories. let us make hypercard programs, ya cowards.

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My thought for a breadboard simulation website is that you would save your project by bookmarking the url.

I'm trying to think of how I could put some features behind a paywall without authentication. I guess that's impossible. 🤔

I'm not going to be the IT guy at the new office so I won't be able to trust my computer.

Without social media, I'm going to be confronted with the reality of my life and have an on-the-job meltdown. 😅

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"What the hell is a 'steam car'??" You ask? Well I'm so glad you asked. Get ready to have your mind blown to tiny bits in awe of the future we could have had: youtube.com/watch?v=rUg_ukBwsy

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I boosted this earlier but I need to give it special emphasis. This talk is required viewing for all programmers. They should show it in schools.

youtube.com/watch?v=9QMGAtxUlA

Without a doubt the best software talk I've ever heard.

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And remember kids, if anyone tells you to implement DRM, tracking software, anti-patterns, gambling apps disguised as social media, and so on - you tell them to "FUCK OFF". If you get fired over it (and you might not, for the record), give me a call and we'll help you find somewhere better.

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why isn't there a thing in the mastodon settings for exporting/importing my bookmarks

KC-135 at the airport 😍

I know, war bad, but plane…plane good…😅

It's weird; I didn't want to leave Buffalo because I didn't want to be far from Toronto.

Now with the border closed, Toronto might as well be one million miles (er, kilometers…) away.

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The bad thing about quitting my current job is that I'm going to go crazy studying on my own and burn through all my cash, and I actually do like having a place to go and something to do. My fellow employees are fun to be with.

I just wish I had something more interesting to do than write checks. And I would like to take vacations more frequently than once every 4-6 years.

Sorry everyone, I should just shut up. I'm waiting for someone who has done this all before to share some wisdom 🧙🏼‍♂️

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Frankly I'm just not sure I can last that long in my current job. I'm already on the edge.

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The benefit of this plan is that it keeps me employed at all times so I never have to ask anyone else for help. I'll also have money to buy stuff for my classroom since schools don't have any money, especially the kind of school that's going to hire someone who hasn't been teaching for a decade.

The down side is that it's still not cool to be gay in school, and most of all I just never felt successful teaching. That's why I quit the first time.

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Maybe I should get a teaching job this fall and then use summers to study for a career in software development.

I'll have to move to a state that doesn't require a master's degree since I never finished mine and I'm not interested in paying for it.

I don't trust covid to clear up by the fall of 2021. This could push my start date to fall of 2022 and my first study the summer 2023.

That's almost 2 more years in my job that I hate, but maybe if I have an exit strategy, I won't be so depressed.

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It took me a long time to figure it out, but I finally figured it out:

I will license my libraries under LGPLv3 and my executables under AGPLv3.

It seems so obvious now.

If life were too easy, it would be too boring, and it already is, and it already is.

I hope I have identified the correct problem. [mh] 

For all of the reading I do, I still don't feel like I have any wisdom, or any perspective.

I still feel like I'm going left and right in the dark.

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I hope I have identified the correct problem. [mh] 

I am unhappy. I think I am unhappy because I don't feel special. I think that specialized skills will make me feel special. I hope I will feel like I'm making the world a better place in a unique way, not just doing something that anyone could do. I am also hoping that more flexibility, especially in where I live, will make me feel more empowered and happy.

If the real problem is that I lack confidence, maybe success will help me feel confident.

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