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TIL command + shift + . will show hidden files/folders in macOS Finder (v10.12+)

No, CNN. Captain Planet is our powers combined, not some billionaire.

The first 2 hours of an AWS workshop on serverless have been configuring servers with CloudFormation / cdk.

GCP and Azure had a better DX, but I really wish I could just use Zeit at work.

It’s nice to hear companies now referring to their MongoDB databases as a “legacy” datastore.

We are just 11 days away from the four month period when people who use EST and PST year round will be correct.

(Daylight Saving Time is in effect most of the year, so ET or EDT should be used then.)

I spent my childhood in a Christian ̶c̶u̶l̶t̶ bubble listening to CCM. I grew tired of its triteness long before I left the church. Now, Christian music’s biggest stars refuse to change their tune for the Trump era.

Willem Arondeus was a Dutch gay artist and author who bombed the Amsterdam public records office to hinder the identification of Jews by the Nazis. His last words when being executed: “Let it be known that homosexuals are not cowards.”

If you have ever used Snopes to help stop the spread of misinformation, please consider donating to its legal fight.

If you enjoyed “The Big Short”, you will probably enjoy “The Laundromat”, a new movie about The Panama Papers on Netflix starring Meryl Streep.

Hey Siri, when I ask, “Where are you?” I am not looking for a pithy response, but an audible clue to find where I left my phone in the vicinity without having to jump on another device to Find My Phone. Work on that, will ya.

I wonder if Stockholm would have picked up more of the Brexit-related emigrations if it had already adopted € the euro.

It’s unfortunate Facebook has a stronger policy against female nipples than outright lies in ads it profits from.

macOS Catalina asks to introduce the new features. I agree. It opens Safari instead of Firefox, my default browser. Upon closing Safari, macOS asks if I want to keep Firefox as my default browser with the option to switch to Safari being in the default button position. Gross.

Why isn’t Google Slides smart enough to recognize code and not apply curly quotes?

Life insurance in the US apparently is regulated primarily at the state level. I have no state, so that complicates things.

One company wrote back saying they can’t cover someone who lives in Switzerland. That is not relevant information to me, a resident of SWEDEN. 🤦‍♂️

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I am trying to buy life insurance because it’s the responsible thing to do now that I have a mortgage. Options in Sweden are waaay more expensive than in the US, so I searched for expat life insurance. It hasn’t gone well.

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