I miss spending time in San Francisco. I think, until seeing it on YouTube yesterday, that I hadn’t realised how much seeing the view out of a car on the ride into the city felt like going home.
It’s never been home, although in a way it was (I spent a lot of time there for work).
I’m not at that job anymore, so even without the current situation I don’t know when I’d be able to get there again. Or even if it would feel the same way without the people I’m used to seeing.
Autopsy, Cancer, Death
The Slow, Troubling Death of the Autopsy
Fascinating read. Part of me wishes this had been an option for my mother when she passed away (18 months after a cancer diagnosis). Mostly because maybe it would help care for others at their end of life.
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)
👬 👨🏻💻 🤷🏻♂️ 🏳️🌈 🦄. 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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