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8 August 2013

Writing

  1. My new(ish) job and a decade of freelancing

    On why I decided I needed a proper job after ten years of freelancing.

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    @russelldavies @engineeringdept nod

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    @neb Yes, lovely! Busy Saturday morning but otherwise very free.

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    @jkottke Also: “Ask forgiveness, not permission.”

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    @gilest No problem about not being there at the right moment. That’s the great thing about RSS - you can always catch up later.

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    (Phew, glad that worked. It could have been awkward and embarrassing otherwise.)

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    S!!

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    S!

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    Do I hear an R?

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    RSS gang sign. RSS badges/pins. RSS secret handshake. Websites that can *only* be read via RSS. (Atom too, but you know what I mean.) Yeah.

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    I’m also starting to wonder about RSS feeds that contain *more* content than is on the matching web page, to reward loyal RSS followers.

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    (This for all of those too cool to use RSS.) I wrote about ending ten years of freelancing by getting a proper job: gyford.com/phil/writing/2…

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    @tedmills I was thinking of making just that for dinner! Cherry tomatoes, lettuce and everything! Spooky.

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    @blech That instruction is a bit surprising when the kerning between ‘r’ and ’n’ is very tight.

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    @ianbetteridge How DARE you sir! *slaps with glove*

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    @ianbetteridge But the most important question remains unanswered… “This post has been updated to remove a word that offended some readers…”

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    Eternal truths from Spotify:

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    @suegyford Have you seen this? digital.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/2013/08/06/org…

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    @russelldavies What makes shorts ill-advised? *looks down, ponders*

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    Oh hi Friday, how are you? WAIT A MINUTE. YOU'RE NOT FRIDAY. YOU'RE JUST TWO THURSDAYS SELLOTAPED TOGETHER.