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Yves Junqueira
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I'm a Site Reliability Engineer and a Go developer.
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Hi. I'm a Systems Engineer, born in Brazil and living in Zurich with my wife Carla and our two boys.

Things I like to do in my free time:
  • read books. I've been reading quite a lot since I bought a Kindle. See my library in the LibraryThing.
  • write simple open source programs, mostly in the Go programming language. #golang
  • travel. Our family is slowly discovering Europe.
  • electronic games
Most of my public posts are in English, but I may occasionally write something in Portuguese. You can use a Google Chrome extension to translate such posts, if you want.
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    International Relations, 2000 - 2003

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The view from Europa must be super scary. Imagine the creation myths that Europa aliens would have to come up with to explain this giant ball covering their sky most of the day (assuming Europa even rotates, it probably doesn't).
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europa_(moon) says it's tidally locked to Jupiter. I would really love to read a short sci-fi story about human-mind-like aliens in Europa split between the two different skies, their rivalries and differences in thought. Like "we hate the free-sky guys" or "we have always been at war with the blocked-sky-ers." Or differences in thought between both halves. Or even physical differences, caused by the radiation in the blocked-sky half, and lack of visible light in the free-sky half.

inb4 European aliens? Does the EU have a Männer in Schwarz department? :)
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I love how Scott makes snarky remarks about the science in the game..
 
Finally edited together the interesting bits from some NMS exploration.
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I'm making use of Scaleway's dirty cheap servers to test Ansible roles using Vagrant and VirtualBox, but I needed to jump some hurdles because they use a custom kernel. Here's a script to make things easier.
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The experiment has not been independently reproduced yet, but it's very interesting.

Quote: He's been able to show that when the magnetic field is rotating counterclockwise, there's a drop in participants' alpha waves
A researcher in US thinks he might have finally found evidence of humanity's sixth sense - the ability to detect, in some subconscious way, Earth's magnetic field. The ability to sense Earth's magnetic field has been confirmed in birds, insects,...
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This is very alarming. 35% of the coral in the central area of the Great Barrier Reef has died in the last few months. Quote: "This year is the third time in 18 years that the Great Barrier Reef has experienced mass bleaching due to global warming, and the current event is much more extreme than we've measured before.
At least 35% of corals in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been destroyed by mass bleaching, scientists warn.
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Don't worry, it'll grow back in just a few millon years.
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" And if you’re willing to read up on the metagame, turn on your mic, and coordinate with your teammates, there’s a lot of depth here as well."... What am I missing? When I played the beta on both PC and PS4, nobody would speak anything. The game seemed very un-strategic. Should I pre-arrange parties to play? The game is so smooth that I'm willing to give it another try.
 
Blizzard nails it again.
When the open beta of Overwatch launched earlier this month, the hype around Blizzard's newest release hit a fever pitch. Gamers acquired a taste for this team-based shooter, and the weeks between the beta and the final release were nothing less than torturous if the countless posts on social media are to be believed. Thankfully, Overwatch is now officially available worldwide on the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. And from the early looks of things, it s...
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I'm a PC-first kinda person. Makes me feel better about video card upgrades and stuff. Otherwise I'd have to explain why I want a gtx 1080 for chrome.
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I'm playing the Overwatch Beta. Not sure how I feel about the game. It's very slick and well done, so it may be worth a lot of hours, but it's probably not going to be my go-to game. (Currently it's Rainbow 6: Siege)

Overwatch is a team fortress type game. I really loved the classic TF based on quake, but this one plays quite differently. In general I prefer slow-paced FPS games, like R6:Siege or Counter-Strike. Overwatch is like a mix of Resistance (fast-faced) and TF2 (player classes). It tries to be more strategic but I don't think it succeeded. Nobody appears to be using their mics, for example. Maybe at higher levels?

If any of you are playing, my battle.net id Nictuku#2123. 
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I've been playing a bit, and it comes across as a slightly more wacky version of TF2 with an incredible level of graphical polish.

That said, an hour into the beta and I think I'm pretty much done with it.

Spent most of the weekend playing Ratchet & Clank, and I'm having a blast with it.
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I understand maybe 50% of the article but the angry tone of the writing is very relatable. And the content is depressing but important.
People joked for a while about how insurers were pulling out of Obamacare markets so fast we might end up with areas in which there were no insurers at all. It's no joke anymore: with Aetna's massive withdrawal yesterday from the Affordable Care Act marketplace, Pinal County, Arizona, the third [...]
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Nobody wants to deal with putting a price on a human life, directly or indirectly, although it needs to be done at some point.
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There's ~100 people farming Pokémon in this smallish park and a Somerville police van just drove by BLASTING THE POKÉMON THEME SONG 😍
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Hey Mr. Ali, why don't you go to war for your country?
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Now I understand why using health care in the US feels like getting scammed. This is a really good article. Want to change the system? Good luck fighting a $1 trillion dollar industry.
Print this Section My goal for this website was to try to untangle and explain a system that has an enormous financial impact on everyone, but makes almost no sense to anyone. It’s a system with hidden costs, enormous mark ups to discourage direct payment and a labyrinth of billing and reimbursement schedules that almost guarantees that no person directly ...
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I don't know. I think I would need to spend some time looking into the interplay between government regulation and insurance. My feeling is that private insurance plays little role in price setting as it does here. When the government is the sole arbiter of price it can set it arbitrarily and thus lower because, 'why not?'
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