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Seeing something I haven't seen before, building something that never existed before.

Collecting new skills and experiences like precious shinies.

Artisanal bit wrangler & @elgg expert, and @withknown core contributor.

Hacker, Wanderer.

Have laptop, will travel.

Merged in a whole bunch of @withknown patches, most notably, most external dependencies are now loaded by composer. More to come.

Bad news, realised I missed pancake day. Good news, in a bizarre convergence of events, I have flour, eggs and milk in the house...

TIL: Elgg session tables don't like being converted to utf_mb4, although that's not immediately obvious. Results in system messages that can never be deleted if they were created before the session id changes, and much hair pulling.

One fringe benefit of is that the pound has tanked so much I'm a super attractive hire for overseas companies. Silver linings, I guess...

@OxfordHackspace Hey folks. Not sure if you'd be interested, but I'm having a clearout and I found an old Sharp Zaurus SL-5500. Just plugged it in and it works, but obviously the tech is archaic. Flashed with OpenZaurus. Anyone fancy it?

Social media archaeology.. oh, the cringe!

You are responsible for your own happiness, and nobody is coming to save you.

Vaguely tuning back in to and I'm reminded of those students who'd spend the summer partying and leave all their homework to the Sunday afternoon before they go back to class.

Finally had an excuse to get to grips with Docker. Fun fun!