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Daily Tech News 27 June 2022

Pixy Doesn't Die At The End

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  • Bad thing about working for a small company: Sometimes someone needs to work through the night - repeatedly - and that someone is you.

    Good thing about working for a small company: This does not pass unnoticed.

    To put it another way: When the new CPUs and graphics cards come out later this year, I'm all set to buy a new high-end gaming system.  On which I shall play Minecraft.

    There's still a crisis I need to deal with tonight - a database playing up in weird ways - but it's the only crisis I have to deal with tonight.

    (Also, I'm not the only one who has had to jump in and do weird things at awful hours recently; we've had a lot going on.  It's a good team.)


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Disclaimer: And I need to save that money for my Minecraft rig.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 04:31 PM | Comments (3) | Add Comment | Trackbacks (Suck)
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1 "Cod blot has become asstronominal."

He spends the whole article using terms like "exe" and "dll" as if they were simply the proper terms for executable binaries or dynamic libraries, and he's just recently noticing all of this code bloat that has somehow been going on.  Gosh! and whiskers! what next?  Hey, look, my OS has a built-in communication channel with the company that built it!  It's already automatically uploading every keystroke I type!  That sure seems like a secure and good thing to have!  But dang, it sure seems like they bloat the code a lot.  What's all this haptic feedback fingerprinting stuff?

Posted by: normal at Monday, June 27 2022 05:52 PM (obo9H)

2 The problem with DevOps is that Dev doesn't want to be on call, and Ops doesn't want to work on the product.

-j

Posted by: J Greely at Monday, June 27 2022 10:56 PM (oJgNG)

3 Which is the same as traditional ops, but they didn't pretend otherwise.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Tuesday, June 28 2022 02:39 AM (PiXy!)

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