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Senior Web Engineer. Open web / music. Remote DJ. Tall Dutch guy. #3million

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I start a zsh instance and I get interrupted by oh my zsh asking to update.

 

I ask homebrew to install a package and it starts updating formulas.

 

I initiate a new Github Pull Request on a forked repo and it default destination is upstream/master

 

I type a word and another word shows on the screen.

 

The amount of attention breaking distractions encountered using modern devices is frankly baffling and user hostile. From selecting a show on a streaming service and instead seeing a preview of a different one to the weird autocorrects on modern iPhones. When you initiate an action the computer is not meant to surprise you!

 

if I want to update homebrew I would have updated homebrew. Just update it in the background.

 

Turns out for webdev you don't need full Xcode, trash it and install the stanalone developer tools via `xcode-select --install`. Just as well as the App Store has been redownloading Xcode all day yesterday.

 

2019 and I still love to add `fortune` to my shell profile.

 

If you or your company have a contact form on a website, please send a test email today to confirm that someone reads them! Many times I hear nothing back, particular from small business.

 

"remote working is..."