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Ryan Barrett
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Pilgrimage to the holy land.

+Daniel Meredith, if we knew we'd end up here, we would have dragged you along. Next time!

(https://snarfed.org/lagunitas-brewing-co)
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Yes! A great day every time.
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If you are tall, you know this is true!
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More pros of being tall: you don't have to see the undersides of peoples' noses, and you can always reach the highest kitchen cabinet. 
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2.4Mqps!!!
 
We process 6.3 trillion Cloud Datastore operations every month. That's 30 operations per person per day for every single person on earth.

#GCPLive
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Heard an amazing rumor from a trusted source yesterday: after 10+ years on PHP, +Automattic  is looking at porting +WordPress to Node.js. No joke. Whoa.

https://snarfed.org/2014-03-08_wordpress_node
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I'm sure there will be a seamless glue layer ha ha ha ha ha
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The best code I ever write is the code I avoid writing at all.

(https://snarfed.org/2014-04-17_9081)
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Fewer bugs that way.
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A) Tech is good for government.
B) Tech is bad for government.
C) Tech gets us the government we want.
Choose one.
Stop me if you've heard this one. When the last presidential campaign rolled around, Barack Obama wasn't excited about business as usual. Instead, his campaign [hired a bunch of smart techies]( whi...
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http://brid.gy learned a new trick: publishing! Post, reply, like, retweet, even RSVP to events directly from your own web site. Try it out!

No +Google+ support yet, sadly, just Facebook and Twitter. If a G+ write API ever appears, I'm all over it!
It's been a while [since I](/2013-12-09_brid-gy-meet-webmentions) [mentioned it](/2013-12-23_bridgy-now-with-likes-and-retweets) here, but I've been plugging away on a major new [Bridgy]( feature. ...
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Wonderful dinner at Kinfolk last night. The crab falafel, duck, and desserts in particular were amazing. Thanks to +Greg Lutes for cooking for us, +Cynthia Johanson  for the recommendation, and +David Peterson and +Alexis Shoemate for joining us and being such great friends!
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My first hack from #IndieWebCamp SF: a userscript that shows a web site's contact info with standard icons and formatting.
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The Long Now Salon has its name. Meet "The Interval at Long Now". Our new public venue, bar, cafe, museum, library, archive... home to +Long Now Foundation in #SanFrancisco
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