Important followup!

I now have two (!) jackets that support pins and an overflowing pin collection.

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closing out by thanking with commemorative flames. πŸ”₯✨

The Rusty Wrench Award is Australia's highest honour for community contributions to the open source movement, recognising outstanding service to the Australian and New Zealand Free and Open Source Software community. πŸ§πŸ”§πŸ†

Nominations are due by email by 30 Nov

Oh, so this is "Trouble", the sperm whale who's bones are in this very museum!

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TIL that there was a trend in 1910 for people to wear chickens on their heads (aka chanticleer hats)


- Not everyone contributes to open source in the same way
- Not everyone has the time
- Candidates: advocate for yourself
- Hiring managers: offer candidates alternative evaluations of equal weight

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So has slides that matches his outfit, and I am totally stealing this some time.

If you haven't been to the photo booth at , I highly recommend it! They have hats!

Tomorrow! 10:30am! I'm giving a variety 3/4 hour on programming language oddities, foot guns, and wats!

And here, at the Australian Garden at Balboa Park, we can see a sapling, capturing the energy of the sun to sprout new buds of growth πŸŒ±β˜€πŸ¨

Woohoo, made it to the watching party at ! 🎲 🐲

Random scenic shots of Sydney during Cyndi Lauper in random bar in San Diego. Best karaoke, or best karaoke?

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