Australian former pro road cyclist Loren Rowney talks about her issues with bulimia and depression and how it's better not to suffer in silence.
What do you do with people who ignore emails because they're busy doing "more important" things" and then complain that they didn't know about what you mailed them and have now checked in broken code based on their ignorance?
Holy shit! I didnt realise that a fire in in the mid-north coast of NSW had been burning for 7 months. Apparently it was in dehydrated wetlands, and they had to pump seawater into the area to control it. The latest heavy rains finally extinguished it.
I was today years old when I learned of Ashley Boone Jr., the first black president of a major Hollywood studio
I've got to say that I'm not very surprised that British Cycling has been racist. I'd guess that the problem still exists - how many non-white UK cyclists are racing now? Zero AFAIK, although I'd be happy to be proven wrong.
At any rate, this is an important story about a top black UK racer denied the chance to represent his country.
more smoke in the air over Sydney today :(
@bestthingsbot finding out I'm going to be an uncle. My sister-in-law is pregnant; they held off telling people until they were sure there were no complications. Our mother is very happy too since it'll be her first (only?) grandchild.
Katie Hopkins gets a free meal and a little vacation -- at the cost of what little dignity she had left. What an evil clown.
I hate Joomla! (not looking for help, just ranting). The problem is always file permissions (not DNS). You might have fixed the permissions months ago, but they'll be wrong again when you go to check 😖
Highly recommended reading if you do Ops or DevOps.
Paraphrasing someone who commented elsewhere:
First I chuckled,
Then I nodded with increasing frequency,
Then I cringed,
Then I wept,
And finally I just dissolved in tears.
I was supposed to have a dental check up this morning. Overnight, a change blew in and I awoke to find the air filled with smoke, so I've rescheduled my appointment.
@pzmyers not from me. I have been worried on and off about where cancel culture is going and Natalie pinpoints the problems, although not as succinctly as usual. There is definitely elements of virtue signalling and tribalism in how accountability has been twisted out of shape 😢
Merry Christmas, everyone. I may not be a very active member of the Fediverse but I appreciate you, each and every one for all your contributions
Seattle Police officers recorded running into pedestrians with their bikes on crowded sidewalks and then arresting the victims for assault.
I watched The Godfather last night. This Coppola fellow has some talent and I hope Hollywood gets behind him so he can make more good movies
This is the sky over Newtown thus afternoon. Unfortunately the intense red of the Sun in muted in this photo.
In nature, “alpha” has similar connotations to what it has in software versions