Save the Uighurs

When I read that China "disappeared" a Uighur man for sharing a letter from his family online, I was appalled. What is happening over there?

It appears that China at one point in 2018 held at least 120,000 Uighurs in "re-education camps."

A mind training tool for you

While I was at Agile 2019, I wondered how folks in the new self-care track figured out what they should present on. And, while I was impressed with all the content they had to offer, I also realized they were only scratching the surface of what could be taught.

So I sat down under a tree outside the conference center, wondering if I had something to share, and the first thing that popped into my mind was a Lojong slogan: "Be grateful to everyone."

New project: ensure-mounted

I needed a way to make sure my NAS shares stayed mounted on my linux laptop. Sometimes I put it to sleep and its mounted volumes don't come back. I don't want to have to remember to re-mount them over and over again.

So, I wrote a program. Twice. First, in perl5 (which is an old favorite), then in chicken scheme (which I am still learning to love). I didn't like the perl5 code. It was so.. imperative!

Boycott Amazon Prime Day

You can make a difference in the lives of countless abused Amazon warehouse workers by boycotting Prime Day. Forego a sale price and help people get better working conditions.

Join me.

A search engine that could save the world

Ecosia is a search engine that is run by a nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees. Pretty cool, right? So, all you have to do is use https://www.ecosia.org to do all your searching and rest easy knowing trees are getting planted.

It could literally save the world.