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By noon, I'd created one of the four AWS email receipt rules I needed to create.

By 6:45, I'd created one of the four AWS receipt rules I needed to create, thoroughly read and understood the Terraform documentation on AWS SES receipt rules, and opened an issue against Terraform.

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@jon I thought we lost route66 for a moment.

In case it ever comes up, here's how you make Go send AWS requests through a SOCKS5 proxy:

agocs.org/2018/11/proxying-go-

I'm going cross-eyed over here trying to sort out data from a super noisy tank level sensor.

Orange: what it should be saying
Blue: what it's saying route66.social/media/eCn_LOueH

Watching the Just For Func about the Go Execution Tracer

Moodica sorta works though!

I had a coworker who joked that it's good luck to wear tee shirts from failed companies you used to work for. It looks like a couple of my tee shirts just became lucky.

route66.social/media/Oi3otatfx

I spent my afternoon documenting a little-understood report processing pipeline at work. My eyes are going crossed.

route66.social/media/Y0hs41Qul

"good riddance" is all I have to say about Google+

`git commit --amend` is how you change a commit message.

`git commit -ammend` commits all uncommitted files with the commit message "mend".

It's a Coast Guard kind of morning

REMEMBER THAT TIME I WROTE

bel () {
eval $@
echo "\a"
}

Guess what! If you have some long-running process running already (say, downloading files from S3 and processing each one), you can use Ctrl+Z to suspend that process, then run

$ bel fg

And that will ding when the process completes!

GOOD NEWS
Remember how I took down prod with a bad DB update yesterday? It looks like prod would have been broken ANYWAY because the user creation tool does the exact same thing!