“Ah yes child let me tell you about the Great Quarantine of 2020. No hologram technology, meetings in PJ's, eating breakfast 5x a day, playing N64 during breaks, digital dining with friends and rewatching Community all night. It was amazing.”
“-Is that when you gained 500kgs, grandma?”
Meanwhile, Mac users should immediately remove the #Zoom app again as they have a full root take-over risks, plus invisible webcam audio/video leak on their system.
@Gina We were all gifted 50 quid Amazon gift cards yesterday as well. ❤️ I work for one of the nicer managed services companies.
@Gina N/A. We were ahead of the curve and made sure everyone had what they needed to work from home a couple of weeks before the UK lockdown. Anything people needed, the company bought. If anyone Has needed anything since the lockdown, we've arranged for one of our field engineers to deliver it.
11.30pm. Woop. Tired. Bolognese cooked and @Jo's lunch in the fridge for tomorrow as a result. Her last shift for five days, so I'm looking forward to the weekend with her. I'm lucky. Also: overnight oats on the side for her very early breakfast. I think I rock. 🙏
I want @Jo back home. This was a day off for her. She volunteered to head back to the ward and do a half shift 4-10pm today. And is back on shift tomorrow. I love her. I miss her. She fucking rocks.
Isolation and my 18 year old and 13 year old are bashing out cool shit on their Minecraft server. Really cool to see them working together, having a laugh and enjoying themselves, even with everything going on. I expected eldest to be going stir crazy by now, as he's a party and gig kinda guy. But no. I'm happy. 🙏
@korruptor I hear you. Seriously considering getting my clippers out and doing a 2 all over.
My bit: this is a legit app, developed by research teams in the UK, sent to me by a friend I've known for 30 years who works in the NHS and has worked with the teams. Data is anonymised, though it DOES need to know where you are to track your symptoms (or lack of) daily.
Think, crowdsourced symptom data. UK only for now.
@tim Thanks mate. I didn't really sleep (got about three hours) though at least managed to rest my head during the remaining time. Familiar (trauma-conditioned) neural pathways are far to easy to slip comfortably back into, I just need to work on not doing so.
Now...where's the coffee? 😁
Started noodling with an old personal project today. A kind of IF engine slash toolkit. I don't think I'll mess around with complex SQL databases or auth or anything like that - LiteDB, obfuscated paths to stories, passwords to "secure" them from unknown editors, just keep it simple. Then maybe expand it to make it MU-like.
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