Today I learned about htop and df -H. Brought to you by a service crash.

"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less"

If you can't do it for yourself, at least do it for others
This article came to me at the right place, at the right time.

Great lesson on knowing about what matters, and letting go of what doesn't.

I'm thinking Web/Device/Mobile Developers needs to be more aware of what they're sending over the wires.

Maybe an interactive site showing the latencies per kb across regions/networks/devices might do the trick...

Too often I fall into the trap (like I am right now) of thinking of what I should do vs actually doing something.

I want to build, but I'm too afraid of wasting my time, too afraid to fail, and too over-analytical of what exactly I should do. All of this, ironically, does waste my time.

So, I'm writing this to remind myself:
Just build.
Just build for others.
One step at a time.

Gather around everybody, today we are reading Effective Go:

These are rarely in competition with each other, but when they are... users first.

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Please do not sacrifice UX for the sake of DX.

What I think about far too much:

- coding "philosophy" or "principles"
- migration strategies (db schemas, rewrites, architecture)
- effective knowledge sharing/gathering

75,000 lines of JavaScript... meet TypeScript.

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Howdy! I'm Hapax (aka Jahziel). Very broad interests include:
- Systems programming
- Self-improvement (think *Atomic Habits* stuff)
- Exercise (running, weights)
- Reading
Stuff I'm getting into/thinking about lately:
- How to change the computing industry's approach to building successful businesses
- How to stop crypto from taking over the world
- Better notetaking (Diving deep into SilverBullet)
- mechanical keyboards
- music (guitar and singing mainly)
Let's connect! 💾

I knew moderation was a thing. I didn't think that *I* would be doing the moderating

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Mastodon reminded a few of us the joy and the misery of being an admin.

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Good vibes here