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Underpaid and my own fault

Twitter is in song about the #talkpay movement initiated by Lauren Voswinkel where people reveal how much they're being paid; the intention, to expose pay inequalities. I added my thoughts on the subject: I've never negotiated a salary because it feels rude to ask for more money. I feel underpaid…

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Shitty first commits

I've been writing this blog for a little over a month. Writing, it turns out, is really hard. Ideas are a dime a dozen, but trying to write something interesting for someone else to read brings about cold sweats, heavy breathing, and suicidal thoughts. Luckily for me the nearest bridge…

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How to compare GPS tracks

Every now and then I get a crazy idea. Most of the time I'm smart enough to ignore it, but sometimes, in a moment of insanity, I convince myself the idea is the best one I've ever had. Two months ago, that idea was to try and run 5km in…

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The humble developer rig (2015)

Seven years have passed since I built my last desktop PC and it's showing it's age. I've been surviving on a 32-bit CPU and 2GB ram for long enough - it's time for an upgrade! The humble developer rig is a balance between form and function, price and power. It…

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Mouseless programming

In large display paradox resolved I made a tongue-in-cheek claim that mouseless tiling windows managers were the future: In the not-too-distant future, every user will have adopted a mouseless tiling window manager to make managing windows on a large display a breeze. It's unlikely that my prediction will come to…

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