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Fuck Cancer

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This is a culmination of tweets I sent in 2019 as I was documenting the process of caring for my mother in Florida while she was dying from stage 4 cancer. This post isn’t really for anyone else, I just wanted to keep a longer-lasting record for myself. My mom was diagnosed with throat cancer & possibly brain cancer today. I’m still a little shocked. She’s a terrible human being, but I...

Managing Stress, Anxiety and Depression During Covid-19

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My team at Grokability has been fully distributed since I started the company five years ago. Some of us are local, some of us are halfway across the country, and some even in other countries. All of us work from home all the time. While you’d think we’d be just fine dealing with the self-isolation and social-distancing we’re all (hopefully) practicing during the COVID-19...

So you ran composer as root…

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Composer is a PHP dependency manager that’s used in just about any modern PHP application, and it works similarly to how Bundler works for Ruby. Even though Composer itself gives you a warning about not running it as root, lots of people disregard this warning and run it as root anyway. We run into this issue a lot on my open source asset management project, Snipe-IT, so I figured I’d...

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I'm a tech nerd from NY/CA now living in Lisbon, Portugal. I run Grokability, Inc, and run several open source projects, including Snipe-IT Asset Management. Tweet at me @snipeyhead, skeet me me at @snipe.lol, or read more...

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