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    💖

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      I’m iOS only now, so I use a combination of iCloud Photos (cloud) and Moments on my Synology (local) - the latter’s synced photos are also backed up to an external USB drive.

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        Mostly people I know and web comics.

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          (Shameless self-promotion: usesthis.com has a main feed (usesthis.com/feed.atom), and one for each category (usesthis.com/categories/linux/feed.atom, etc.).

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          At first I thought the title was a bit pretentious, but ok, the author wrote i3, which I love. It led me to his post about Go, which is interesting; won’t change my opinion about the language itself and (what I think are) its terrible design decisions, but it’s interesting to see that skilled people like to wield it.

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            It’s a reference to usesthis.com (see the first line), so not pretentious so much as writing in a given form.

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              Hello!

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                Hello, fellow Melburnian! o/

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                  Oh hey! How good is this city?

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                    Nowhere I’d rather be, especially now. :)

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            NetNewsWire on iOS, using local feeds only.

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              For work I also have a MacBook Pro.

              Can’t be on usesthis.com without a Mac, can you?

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                Quoting the source:

                Is this some sort of Apple fan site?

                Nope! Folks just like using their gear.

                Yet, further down that page:

                <input type="search" name="q" placeholder="MacBook Pro">
                

                Clearly someone is an Apple fanboy ;^)

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                  Guilty. Though really, I’m being tongue in cheek.

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                    So was I… typing it all on a MacBook Pro :^P

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                  I put it in the contract before every interview.

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                    I think we both forgot a ;)

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                      Mmmmmmmaybe. :p

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                  Was anyone else surprised Bram works on Google Calendar?

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                    I’ve been using Vim for almost 20 years and had absolutely no idea (1) what Bram looked like or (2) that he worked for Google.

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                      Definitely.

                      Though I shouldn’t be, it seems like they hired a ton of the previous generation of OSS devs: thinking of things like vim, afl (uncertain, though the repo is under Google’s name now), kismet, etc.

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                        It’s just not what I would’ve guessed would be the highest and best use of his talents.

                        I’m not saying I believed he was working on vim, I know better than that. I’m just surprised it was something so…ordinary and corporate.

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                        Yes! And that he sounds as if Google is still a start-up and not one of the biggest companies in the world. Had to check the date of the article. Of course it doesn’t feel like a startup, Bram…

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                          Maybe he means Google Zurich, which seems to have expanded by a lot lately?

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                          Me, honestly.

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                          Running on a VPS:

                          • My website.
                          • Webhook (to publish the site after I push changes to GitHub).
                          • My own personal Mastodon instance.
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                            fish, macOS. I love the autocomplete, and these days it’s relatively painless, compatability-wise.

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                              I ended up writing my own (https://github.com/waferbaby/dimples) to suit my needs/OCD.

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                                I’m using fish. Left hand side is:

                                waferbaby@(host name here) ~/ >

                                Right-hand side is the current Git branch, if there is one.

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                                  For usesthis.com, I push a commit to master on GitHub, which fires a webhook to my server, which then pulls from the repo and generates the site with my own static site generator.

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                                    Wrote my own static site generator, mostly for usesthis.com, because of course I did.

                                    https://github.com/waferbaby/dimples

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                                      My static websites (usesthis.com, waferbaby.com) served with nginx, and my own Mastodon instance, all on DigitalOcean.

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                                        Terry’s was one of the more interesting interviews I did on usesthis.com.

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                                          Do you have a link to it?

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                                              What an interesting interview and a fascinating site! Thanks for sharing.

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                                            Gave up on Twitter, switched over to my own self-hosted Mastodon instance, never looked back. Love it.

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                                              Started rewriting the static site generator that powers usesthis.com, because it grew without any planning and its current design is frustrating me.

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                                                That’s from 2012. A more recent interview is from February.

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                                                  Yeah. I really liked all the stuff about his computing/power setup that wasn’t in more recent interviews.

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                                                    It’s definitely one of my most popular interviews, that’s for sure.

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                                                      You haven’t managed to interview Chuck Moore yet, have you?

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                                                        Nope, but now he’s on my list, thank you!

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                                                  Wow, someone on usesthis.com who doesn’t use a Mac?