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Phew. Self isolation over. (Only 24 hours. Not at all difficult since I’m sick so didn’t want to go anywhere anyway).

Insert thoughts here. (This sitting around waiting for air conditioning installers to arrive, an hour late, isn’t good for my “I don’t know what I’m doing and can’t take a day off work so need them to get in and be done”)

I’m being reverse Oprah “you don’t get prod access and you don’t get prod access and you don’t get prod access”. (Well, definitely not without using SAML anyway.)

Tomorrow I start a new role as team lead (same company), for a brand new team.

I should probably have made some kind of backlog or something.

Ported the number in my iPhone 12 back to Telstra on a plan that offers 5G: 542 Mbps down, 66 Mbps up (on street outside where I live).

5G on this phone feels a lot like 4G/LTE on the 5: yeah not everywhere yet, but it will be.

Today is my last day as an individual contributor. Monday will be interesting.

I had meetings, except for lunch, from 9:30 to 4:30 today.

This probably also explains why I keep finding tabs with my calendar open in them. (Last time I did a sweep I closed 5 of them, and then a couple of hours later found another 5.)

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.

Aw, got called a snowflake for the first time on the bird site.

Like... why yes I am unique and pretty, thanks for noticing.

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.

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@patrick I'll hopefully have a TestFlight together for it, once I have a working alpha

The birds are safe (they know she is there and will move away if she gets any closer), but this is just one reason why my adorable killing machine is an indoor only killing machine. (Where the only thing she can kill is the carpet by vomiting up hairballs every now and then)


Oh hey, it’s that time of day when I feel nauseous for no apparent reason that might be a symptom of something but might just be not eating enough before taking my Ritalin this morning.

Outside is warm and very smokey, and it’s only September.

(All hazard reduction burns I believe, but the air quality is awful)

The last two days, running a pyconline au stream vs today playing mario kart with the niece & nephew.

Ok, I get that I asked something a little silly, but what on earth is an s byte?


Tickets for Hamilton in Sydney next year acquired.

Hey person who keeps trying to use my email address on Tinder: please stop. I’m going to keep clicking the “wasn’t me, remove this address” button each time I get the verification email.

Hopefully not a sign of how today is going to go: click join on a zoom call, computer kernel panics.

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