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Client: “How much time will it take to finish this job?”- Your Ex-Waifu

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/09/24

From Client: “How much time will it take to finish this job?”- Your Ex-Waifu

Client: “How much time will it take to finish this job?”
Me: “About six weeks”
Client: “You have two weeks.”
Me: “OK, I’ll try to explain myself better.”

–jeroen

Video: https://www.tumblr.com/video/newandimprovedbeef/170394974576/500/

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USBKill – “kills” your machine when an unauthorised USB device is inserted or an authorised device is removed

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/09/18

Interesting article: [WayBack] USBKill – Wikipedia.

Tools:

Via: [WayBack] TIL: USBKill USBKill is anti-forensic software distributed via GitHub, written in Python for the BSD, Linux and OS X operating systems. It is designed… – Jürgen Christoffel – Google+

–jeroen

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7 Rules for Creativity Managers – YouTube

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/09/18

Interesting video explaining there is a lot of work to do around me, meaning I probably need more in stead of less people around me (:

  • Nurture diversity: Creativity managers dislike brains being the same.
  • Create markets: Creativity managers favor coopetition in networks.
  • Rely on merits: Creativity managers embrace networks and gameplay.
  • Make no predictions: Creativity managers keep many options open.
  • Update the workplace: Creativity managers work the environment.
  • Change constraints: Creativity managers optimize for exploration.
  • Open boundaries: Creativity managers connect instead of protect.

Via [WayBack] 7 Rules for Creativity Managers – Marjan Venema – Google+ (who is a great coach).

–jeroen

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Amazon EC2 Instance Comparison, and RDS Instance comparison

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/09/14

When you have the forrest and trees problem on Amazon Instances, then these will help a lot:

It is open source too: [WayBack] GitHub – powdahound/ec2instances.info: Amazon EC2 instance comparison site

Found this because I wanted to know instance difference because the 2018 addition of local NVMe storage to C5/M5 instances:

–jeroen

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EditThisCookie – Chrome Web Store

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/09/14

Interesting, not just from a GDPR perspective:

EditThisCookie is a cookie manager. You can add, delete, edit, search, protect and block cookies!

[WayBack] EditThisCookie – Chrome Web Store

Via [WayBackError 400 on Google sites (YouTube, Maps, Search etc) · Issue #537 · deanoemcke/thegreatsuspender · GitHub

–jeroen

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