I spent yesterday writing a small file uploaded “app” to allow uploading large files to Azure Storage, but without needing to proxy the files being uploaded.
Turns out this is fairly straightforward to do, but finding out how was definitely not the best experience. Figuring out how to use generateBlobSASQueryParameters is probably the best example. (I ended up reading the source code - the docs, even the types... nope.)
My involvement at conferences is primarily as a volunteer, but: same deal.
I’m likely not going to have the influence to change lineups, but I will not stand by and do nothing, so the least I can do then is withdraw my free labour.
If you don’t know me, and don’t want to trust me with details - please feel free to reach out through a mutual you trust instead, I will trust them and not require they pass on any information you don’t want them to.
I want to find an internal IT ops person who cares as much about endpoint security and simplifying the user experience as I do.
MDM? DEP? Security Guides? Compliance?
by great I mean awful. I shouldn’t have looked, it’s not like I can interpret these pictures anyway
(The ultrasound images had measurements/labels that meant i could more easily interpret them)
Anxiety, hospitals, masks
While waiting for a CT scan today, in a hospital gown, I had a I don’t know... something in the anxiety/panic attack realm.
I took off my mask, because I felt that doing so would help me breathe and calm down.
As soon as it did, I put the mask back on.
The mask wasn’t the problem (of course). The cannula that had been put in my arm, the uncertainty of the CT, and anxiety about what the results might be: those were the problem.
Health & mood
Good news: I have white coat hypertension! (My blood pressure spikes when I go to the doctors. I wore a monitor for 24 hours to learn this and be sure I don’t need to take medication.
Meh news: my annual ultrasound to check my liver has triggered a CT scan this year. A little bit worried about that even though it’s probably nothing.
Crap news: a resignation at work that I’m super bummed about.
My first ever international flight was on a Thai Airways 747 (I was 13, AKl-SYD), and the lovely check in crew upgraded me to business so I got to sit upstairs (w/ my grandparents who got the flight with miles).
These planes will always have a special place I my memories. https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/1283880276179816454
A few years ago my husband and I did a thing we called “the year of less” - the idea was to spend less money & not add more things (so new things could be bought but they had to be paid for by selling old things)
I think it’s time to do this again, but I know that I need some way to stick to it, and that probably involves making myself accountable to not sticking to it.
👬 👨🏻💻 🤷🏻♂️ 🏳️🌈 🦄. Pronouns: he/him (they/them are ok too). Married to a wonderful person also named Patrick.
I think you are awesome. Cats are awesome too.
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