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Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
J. fever & feeling down from the jab. Service
together. roast lunch, with D. much applied slugging.
Up earlyish; out for a run, board, +MC, +staff calls
through the day; J. out to get a jab in Ipswich. Relaxed,
dinner, personal tax work. Played Poker with the family,
back to work.
Catch up with Lothar, Florian, Thorsten, partner call,
sync with Tor & Henry, exhausted somehow.
Partner call, COOL community meeting, some patch review,
C'bra quarterly mgmt meeting with customer call in the middle,
Really pleased to see the migration TypeScript (a huge
improvement from Microsoft)
from Gokay & Dennis in COOL; much cleaner more maintainable code.
Sales call, partner call, admin.
CS3 - another interesting conference, they use the
which allows you to get -something- like an in-person conference
hallway / booth experience; as you move around close to people
their audio and video appear and fades in; works surprisingly well.
Would love to have something similar in a FLOSS solution - hopefully
[Update] - seems the CCC team did this already with
built on Phaser.
Presented my slides; 14 minutes - 15 seconds a slide
or so, hmm - if we did less, there would be less to explain
Weekly planning call, mail chew, admin, partner call,
up late writing slides for CS3.
Slept exhaustedly; worship with babes, sermon from Gordon.
Pizza lunch, David over for a walk, lovely to see him.
Up lateish, back to slides, worked through the day. Put
family to bed, catch up with Ash, reviewed & merged some
patches. Listened to LCA talks, some interesting stuff.
Gave my talk at LCA, lovely to be able to present to & meet
people there (without having to fly):
Very impressed with LCA's organization; a nice video on
how to setup your presentation AV locally well in advance, very
clear communication on the infrastructure, background chat and
green rooms for speakers, tech-checks well in advance, and also
minutes in advance, clear scheduling with helpful count-down
and music between talks, smooth speaker introductions, hand-over
and questions; polished. Using proprietary Discord and StreamYard
hopefully a transient tactic to quickly deliver something good
for FLOSS in 2021. Overall - an amazingly well done conference,
Admin, sync with Eloy, and Kendy, mail catch-up.
Poked at some calc profiles & fixed a couple of rather
silly drop-offs. Plugged away at the next invalidation
multiplexing issue. Worked late on slides for LCA.
Mail chew, sync with Andras, monthly all-hands,
slides, testing, TDF Advisory Board call. Recorded a
collaboration dev-room talk for FOSDEM - fun.
Slides, monthly management call, HDMI faceplate
arrived & finally got the lounge into some shape.
Sync with Kendy, worked on FOSDEM slides.
Planning call, catch up with Tor, Florian, Cor, poked ESC
Up late, service at home, out for a walk with the family.
Applied slugging, call with an old friend.
Plugged away at profiling Online, got a couple of rather
significant wins, pushed for review.
Re-inforced the pantry shelves left & right to stop
the MDF bowing under the jam jars. Tried to put up a curtain - but
lost the screw-eyes.
Watched some Mission Impossible thingit with the babes.
Read Ogilvy, partner call, TDF employees then board call.
Mail chew; discovered a call I was late for, enjoyed that,
COOL community / planning call (minutes).
Discovered lateish in the evening, after recording a FOSDEM
talk, and finishing one set of slides that the deadline is extended
a little; good - it did its job.
Plugged away all day at admin, shuffled conference talk
schedule and started on slides. Reviewed community patches, and
easy-hacks, filed another Online Easy
Sync. call with Ash. Worked late on slides.
Took N. to have her braces finally removed at Addenbrooks.
Back to mail.
Planning call, mail, admin. Minuted All-Saints
on-line PCC meeting in the evening.
Played in the band at All Saints, rather reduced & subdued
congregration, H. played the Organ. Pizza lunch, watched "A Knight's
Plugged away at fused-spur / isolators for various
bathroom appliances that had been bundled together in error
with the help of H., N. and E.
Up late for LCA speakers tech-check.
Persuaded jsdom to size widgets to allow some degree
of interactive rendering and tile requests for nodejs automated
test slaves. Call with Herman.
Managed to get nodejs and jsdom to load and (not) render
Sales call, partner call, catch-up with Thorsten,
Mail chew, catch-up with Philippe; poked at nodejs.
Started on the mail-backlog, and queue of admin.
Un-blocked our next 6.4 release somehow. Personal admin
too: tax return, insurance claim, builder snagging list
Up late, worship, sermon, rest, out for a walk,
fine food - a relaxing end to a vacation.
Finished getting door-bell wired and working. Guerilla
glued things to mirror back to help mount it. Out for a walk as
Worked at door-bell fitting with E. amazing how annoying it
can be to get a bell-wire fitted long after the house is complete -
eventually managed to get it to the right place together. Got fused
spur, and transformer cut in in the evening.
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