I got laughed at during a work meeting when I brought up “maybe we should not look at new US clients due to political instability”.

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As the US implodes in real-time, Canadian governments have absolutely no plan to deal with the consequences. I am supposed to go to the US at the end of September to visit a friend I have not seen since 2019. I am wondering if it is even wise to go

Hey, I'm looking for someone to take over one of my jobs, so I can concentrate better on @interpeer.

You should...

- be EU based, NL-based a preference.
- know C/C++/Python
- know basics of network programming: sockets, endianness, datagram vs. stream, etc.
- know Linux networking/routing a bit.

The software runs on small ARM boards (ca. Raspberry Pi 1 power). You'll build and flash images, etc. You'll attach extension boards, and interface the software to firmware.

DM me/boosts appreciated.

Gun violence and politics 

“Let’s build a wall around America and not let them out until they give up their guns” is a shittier take than “the US Constitution’s 2nd Amendment says I can own any gun I want”. Turning a country into an open air prison is pretty the most fascist thing you could do.

OH: “PHP is dissolving into:
Laravel
Symfony
Wordpress
and irrelevant majority”

For those asking or wondering, my doctor has been…not helpful about this in the past and has said “lose some weight and maybe eat differently” so in the land of “universal healthcare” I am on my own. Gonna miss eating a lot things I enjoy :(

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What gout looks like - an angry red spot on a joint on my foot that gives off heat and skin peels off. What it feels like — someone has jammed needles into my big toe joints and that red joint and makes walking very painful. Do not recommend it

Looks like I am a moron whose eating habits have go(u)tten themselves into trouble :(

I think I finally have to block all things uspol-related over on the bird site. Your politicians are useless, trapped in a cycle of corruption and insulation from the voters. None of them are scared of anything other than not getting donations to keep the good times rolling. Until you punish candidates who behave this way, you are going to lose everything

There are times where I wonder if the best thing for my career would’ve been becoming Laravel’s testing person. There was a brief window where I contemplated it but then Adam Watham executed on it perfectly and I started arguing with the core Laravel people because I am a man of OPINIONS and sealed my fate

I am looking for full-time developers to grow my team @bitExpert@twitter.com. If you want to know more, ping me bit.ly/39rLdvU

Putting this out here first — I am looking to pick up 10-15 hours A week of consulting work. People on here know my skills, hit me up if you want to talk

If you write #PHP along with #React, you can also get my React TDD book bundled with the PHP Testing and TDD book by @grmpyprogrammer ! leanpub.com/b/php-react-testin

Honored to be bundled with him as he is one of the people who helped me get my start in testing.

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Having gout means the after-party for conferences means no more junk and certainly no more beer :(

I have been thinking about what my next test-centric project might be…and coming up with nothing. Has it really come to this? Did I inspire enough people that I don’t need to shout as much?

Can’t wait for the Ontario election in 3 weeks to result in Doug Ford winning again because there is no effective political opposition, just career politicians looking to keep whatever power and privilege they have.

the only true correct pronunciation of ‘sql’ is ‘squeal’.

I hope Carmen Hartjes is enjoying the brand new Lexus NX 200 she just bought that I got an email survey for. Not the first time Carmen has used my email

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