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Ursula K. Le Guin’s powerful speech on literature, publishing, & freedom at the National Book Awards: parkerhiggins.net/2014/11/will-n… — so inspiring!

Broke out the balaclava this morning. COME AT ME, WINTER.

Looks like I won’t be able to make it to @clojure_conj next week. Bummer. Anyone want my ticket?

I just marked “Healthy Codebase and Preparatory Refactoring” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/05gks5dh

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New books! http://t.co/s6UbvGtAIv

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I just marked “Wednesday, 12 November 2014 – The Pastry Box Project” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/mmjg78gg

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Interesting… I contributed to the open-source docs for a closed-source API: github.com/github/develop…

Not sure how I feel about that.

Interstellar is amazing!

I have so many side projects stalled in so many different ways that I made a decision matrix to choose which to focus on.

Philae has landed!

Couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t see the printer on the network. Turns out it’s not hooked up to the network! Doh!

I just marked “The problem of managing schemas” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/mykrz3a7

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Current soundtrack: “The Endless River” by Pink Floyd: rd.io/x/QV7o_SISjx4/

Parenting win: today my daughter told me “I want to kick your tushie.”

Finally saw “Let the Right One In” tonight — incredibly eerie, chilling, entrancing. Recommended if you can handle it.

★★★★☆

Had some kvass for the first time tonight, courtesy of a new friend in White Plains. It’s like drinking sparkling rye bread. Yeah, really.

If you’re building software on a Mac, don’t ever end local hostnames with `.local`: stackoverflow.com/a/17982964/7012

Friends! I started last week as a developer at @thinkful — I’m super-psyched to be working with this fantastic team to reinvent education!

This V8 swapped 1970 MGB GT has a great look. Super cool! bringatrailer.com/2014/11/05/425…

Saw a great Filipino film last night: On the Job. Intense, gripping, provocative. Very well made. Violent!

rottentomatoes.com/m/on_the_job/

What’s the deal with software that requires certain files to have “file” in their name? E.g. Makefile, Procfile, Dockerfile. Seems silly.

I just marked “The inexplicable rise of open floor plans in tech companies – thoughts from the red planet – thoughts from the red planet” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/c68pooqz

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I just marked “Schema evolution in Avro, Protocol Buffers and Thrift” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/nsbfmeoz

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I just marked “https://blog.gregbrockman.com/figuring-out-the-cto-role-at-stripe” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/cahwlu7p

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I just marked “The Problem With Positive Thinking” as a favorite in Readability. http://www.readability.com/articles/tpgaqpdw

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