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Okay, this thing where you press . on your Github repo and end up in a web-based VS Code instance -- that's pretty neat. I look forward to internet lectures about why it's wrong in 3... 2...

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I got COVID-19. Then Hurricane Fred hit. (You Won't Believe What Happened Next. (#8 Will Shock You (Doctors beg you to throw it out.)))

just spitballing future spam headlines.

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Now that I know I have asymptomatic COVID (wife tested positive; she’s also fine), I feel like I should go get tested just to make the stats more accurate.

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mock book-cover titled The Gadget and The Gadget Different

Quarantining for a few days; I've done all the sudokus I can stand so I started working on a jokey book-cover generator. (random nouns, adjectives, images, colors/gradients...) This is my fav so far.

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I started to roll my eyes at the all-over-the-map'edness of this 31-track power pop compilation released last year, but then I thought "y'know, if you had a 15 year old and you wanted to give them an overview -- something to listen to, maybe find a retro favorite -- you could do a lot worse than this sampler."

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"Hey Siri turn the LED lamp off."

"Sorry, you can only make one kind of request at one time."

"I... uh.... turn... the LED lamp off?"

...digital crickets...

Why do a let a goddam computer embarrass me like this?

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If you can use your mouth hole to tell a HomePod to play DOUBLE-YOU EX PEE EN radio (WXPN, 88.5 FM on your Philadelphia radio dial), without ending up with your local ESPN radio blaring at you, you're a better mouth-user than me.

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Today's handy NPM package: NPKill; recurses through your projects and offers to delete node_modules from each. Just knocked about 5 percent off a big backup...

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A small thing: I have an account on npmjs.com; they emailed me overnight about how I don't have 2FA enabled and I really should consider it. Good, smart, proactive, oh hey I already have it enabled.

Poorly-written email to everyone? Should've read "If you don't have it, get it?" OR Something technical, broken? I have it on but it doesn't work? Their meta-system for looking at accounts on their system broken? Other?