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Alestorm had a huge rubber duck with them at Alcatraz metal festival yesterday. I love them even more now! 😂7
Disclaimer: non dev related.
So I went to a festival today. What is the most stupid question you can ask at a festival?
And the winner is
And the winner is...
'why are you sweating?'
THE WHAT? ARE YOU FUCKING RETARDED?!?
DETAIL ONE: I'M AT A FUCKING FESTIVAL
DETAIL TWO: I'M DANCING MY ASS OFF
DETAIL TWO: EVERYONE IS MOTHERFUCKING FUCKING FUUUUUCK DANCING.
Mother of god, stupidity knows no fucking boundries 😲20
Come to a festival they said.. .. It'll be fun they said.. Here I'm ranting and reading machine learning algorithms under a tree, while others party. Omg.7
The last 5 months have been tough.... My boss ( who was a close friend) quit and I become interim department head... Trying to run a team who didn't seem happy I'd taken the reigns.
At the same time my wife's ongoing battle with her anxiety had gotten worse and she really needed my help with everything possible at home..
In March I was confirmed as the HoD but I was still doing 3 to 4 days a week on client delivery, trying to support all presales activities, manage a team of 10 people, travel for work and support my family....😩
It really got to me and I was close to breaking... The worry of not replying to an email ASAP no matter what time of day would eat me up, working late every night... It got too much and I was running on fumes with my weekends just me completely wiped out and useless to the family. 😓
I had a escape last weekend to a 🍻 beer 🍻 festival with friends that I was considering not going too and just losing the money but the wife made me go...
And it broke me even more... So much that its somehow put the pieces back in the right order in my brain and snapped me out of my major rut!
Somehow, sitting with friends, making stupid jokes, drinking way too much and blocking out all the work crap gave my brain the hard reset it needed. 🤟
This week I've come back a different person ( wife's words) work is a breeze, exciting and encouraging.... 👊
I can't get enough of playing silly games with my kids all night
And couldn't feel any more positive about things if I tried.... Set that spark back for my wife too! 😏💏
So.... After that long rant 👀
Tl;Dr - work and life got too much... Close to giving up... Too much beer with good company gave me a hard reset and I feel like a new person.... 👍
Plus the team is now loving the new direction and strategy too 👔
Who says drinking is bad for you? 😂🍻11
Finally after planning for a couple of weeks, devRant's Mumbai meetup was successful.
(@vocuzi 😏😏😏😏😏😏😏😏 sunna tune, SUCCESSFUL 😏😏😏)
@Teknas, @-Red and myself.
We attend a few music gigs at city's biggest art festival. however, due to extreme cold weather (19°C), we all were freezing and decided to leave early.
The best conversation went as below:
Backstory: @-Red is an IIT dude (for those who don't know IIT, it is a government college and the best one in India which is in Mumbai).
@Teknas: There are more cows than girls in IIT.
@Floydian: Can you confirm @-Red?
@-Red: Confirm what?
@Teknas: Better question would be, are there even any girls in IIT?
As nerdy as he can get, he is busy playing AOE on local server and has no interest in women.
We plan to meet again sometime soon. IF anybody is around, do join us.
Sorry, we were unable to click a selfie as our shivering hands wouldn't keep the camera stable. Will post it next time.57
To the dev who added GIF feature in whatsapp.
Context: Today starts the festival of Deepawali or diwali in India.
And given the lazy ass we people are they are just forwarding lazy ass gifs wishing happy diwali.
Every fucking where.
Even those from whom I haven't heard since last festival.
Amen to that programmer. Thanks bro.5
Scared the shit out of g/f by using festival on Linux.
SSH'd into computer in bedroom from bathroom, announcing
"I am Lucifer. I'm coming for you, Jenny!"
Followed by a shutdown of PC. She shit herself banging on the bathroom door.
Rant for Indians
Who the hell gives you joining in the Diwali week. Half of the office has taken holiday so that they can go home. My orientation/induction might also get cancelled because of lack of personnel. And her i am stuck in a new city away from home for one of the major festival in India.15
Who remembers winamp? Well... We still use it in our bar once a year
Backstory: I help to organize a small openair festival once a year and to finance that we run (amongst other things) a bar once a year.
Music is still supplied by good old winamp! The nostalgia is strong.3
Let me introduce you all to my debug crew.
Dennis the Pirate and Puzzle the Mystic.
I won Dennis as a prize at the Renaissance Festival (I hated the festival). The attraction was called "Dunk the Wench". There would be a girl sitting on a platform that opens up if you hit the target, and she would drop into a pool of water. I paid $10, hit the target after 3 tries and picked Dennis as my prize. Oh boy she was mad, like I give a fuck. 😂
Puzzle the Mystic
Went on a no Wi-Fi trip with buddies to some rural part of Minnesota. We had booked an entire cabin from Airbnb. Final day comes and I go to the bathroom to take a dump. I see that no one replaced the toilet paper and I open one of the cabinets to get some more. But something catches my eye, I see this weird yellow thing and realize it's a rubber duck. I gave it the name Puzzle, because it puzzled me at first because of its shape. I really wanted to take it, and not steal it. Luckily, The owners came to do some farm work before we left. I asked the owner I'll pay for the rubber duck, because it's unique. She said to just keep it. She must've thought I was weird 😂4
!dev && rant
Can we talk about banks? Those fuckers! Suposed to keep our money save and be competent... They today gave me the biggest scare of my live and I've run one an update query on a prod db without a where clause! (Okay I knew we had a backup but still pretty scarry moment!)
As a few know, besides being a dev I help to organize a small openair music festival here in Switzerland. The openair was this weekend. Every thing wen't well, until I checked our ebanking account today. There was only 2/3 of the money that should be there. A quick call to the bank and they told me, nope they never received it. As we've thrown it in a secure locker during the night, we didn't receive any receipt or something like that. It took those fuckers 3.5 hours to actually go and check the looker, just to find the remaining money in the corner of it. What the fuck people, can't you open your fucking eyes and not give me a fucking heartatack? I thought you guys are professionals!
Note locker: we get a key to open it from the outside, place our payment during the night, as soon as we close it, it falls inside a vault, so there it's a pay in only system, for lack of a better word, I called it locker.
My heart is still beating like mad, because of them.4
Since CoffeeNcode posted a rant about a new Dutch meetup (https://devrant.com/rants/2023874/...) I thought that I would share a date I know Ill be in Germany for meeting up with my internet friends.
Nothing is definite yet, but Im pretty sure that I will be around Bonn and Köln on the 5th of May. There is a free festival, Rhein in Flammen, with an amazing firework show. Last year I visited and it was a big success so I want to go this year too.
Depending on the amount of reactions I might stay a full weekend instead of being there for 10 hours (traveling there on one morning and leaving in the middle of the night)23
Best part of living alone... lip syncing ktv (karaoke) and dancing like no one's watching.
Oh Happy Moon Festival2
> be me
> festival 200 meters away from my house
> friends ask me to come over
> tell them you can‘t because[insert stupid reason]
> scroll through devrant and code4
Why the fuck people are so happy during festive season? Don't they have like work to do? Or a book to read?7
!rant !dev Facereveal inside. ;)
Elbriot Hamburg was awesome! Filled up my endorphin level to the max.
Amazing lineup! Jasta, Arch Enemy, Suicidal Tendencies and more. Moshpit destroyed me! Haha!1
I'am currently at the Ragnarök Festival and like last year there are all lot of rubber ducks to buy in the merchandise tent. But I cannot dicide which I'd buy. So, I want to ask for recommendations. Which duck shall I buy? :)11
Sport Festival today
I'm in the IT course and responsible for injecting data into DBs.
I asked some 11-graders if they would pay for better values ;D1
Ahhhh.. just like last year I get to enjoy being paid for well... Hanging around in a hammock at a festival 😎3
Happy dushera to everyone
Love the way you lie ft rihanna
PS: for those who don't know, it is a hindu festival and the efigee is of ravana2
So we were making android application for our college festival.. we decided to use Firebase as our primary service for "everything". Decided to use Firestore as database as it wouldn't require much web API call, and mainly as it had a free plan.
We thought that we would never hit the limits of free plan... Needless to say, we started hitting the daily limits about a week before the fest. And it became more of an issue a few days before the fest when we started to hit the limits within 4 hours of the day!!!
But we were lucky enough that the app sustained on the day of festival, lucky enough!!1
Fucking amazon performance from Alestorm at Copenhell!!! 🤘
Anyone else enjoying the festival?9
I have got so much stuff to learn.
So for the last 4-5 days, I've been cleaning the house, top to bottom because its the holidays, the only time I stay home and free. It sucks to do it alone. My parents are getting old and get all sorts of back pain and shit upon little physical effort. So I should get all the stuffs done.
Yesterday, I finally finished my chores at 10 in the evening. But by the time the chores were finished, I was finished too. *sigh* I guess I shall find some time soon.2
Weather's great, sorroundings are great, partner is gone for a festival the next 5 days.. Might actually get work done now!2
"If you want to be the designer that stands out of the rest, do something more than just designing. Make an interesting project like for charity, start an agency, hold an exhibition, start a design festival or build a site like Behance. Become interesting." - Jennifer Cirpici
I'm hosting dancers for BluesShout! a dance festival in Chicago. Three of the people I'm hosting are developers (two girls, one guy). There are a lot of engineering types that dance. If you haven't done any social dancing, you should really give it a shot. Find a Lindy/Swing, Blues or Contra group and take a class. You might love it. 💃💜3
I will have to present some algorithms at our school festival next week.
Any idea for a good real world example to demonstrate how breadth first search works?3
Today is Diwali or you can say Dipawali. A festival of lights. The whole country celebrates it by lighting up their homes with oil lamps made up of clay cups.
I wish my devRant community here a very Happy Diwali.5
So an update on my last health rant..
It's got off to a great start... not
My intentions were to go into NYC to walk around in Central Park.
I'm currently wandering around aimlessly in the park, taking a break..
On my way over though I passed a bubble tea festival that was happening...
Gotta get bubble tea now... *Bad* but easier it's so expensive.. They're price gouging!!!
*good? But more I want a drink... I have water but I want something tastier...*
**Sees Duane Reade, goes in no sole, too expensive**
** Sees McD...pass... sees sign saying any large drink for $1**
I'm now waking in CP while drinking a large Sprite.... and I want cake bc I'm already in NYC goddammit... might as well get some as it's in the way... And I won't get another chance until.... **Some far away date** ( I know is probably not true...)
I just really want to pluck my eyes out...
My sister is abroad for a music festival where she is attending as a speaker.
Her speech got almost ready at the last moment. The slideshow presentation was sloppy cause she gave some half-assed points to put. I saved the files (PDF and PPT) on her laptop and on her USB stick, I didn't keep any copies for me. She rehearsed her speech and I added some more points to enrich it and fill a bit more time. When she got there, she messaged me if it was possible to add those extra points to the presentation. I asked her to e-mail me the new points and the presentation on time (which it didn't happen), expecting a file attached to the e-mail. And guess what:
SHE FREAKIN' TYPED EVERYTHING EXCEPT OF THE TITLE!!!
AND NOW I HAVE TO REDO THE WHOLE PRESENTATION!!!
I can't facepalm myself hard enough to hop onto another universe...1
Turn on colorful lights
Fire up some crackers
Browse places with friends
Reboot your inner system
😀 HAPPY DIWALI 😀
Was on a Festival last Weekend, and we got some NFC tags to take payments on the Festivalsight
Now im codeing a NFC based TimeTracking App, useing this NFC Tag
Fuck this fucking shit...
Be me, plan a trip to a festival with friends, vacation approved, get up at 3am to drive 9 hours from Germany to Italy, find a nice spot for our tent and yeah...
I was unloading stuff of my car and standing in range of the tailgate and get the shit smashed onto my head...
Yeah I'm a volunteer firefighter, so good at paramedics, so I applied a pressure bandage myself, because shit was bleeding all out of my head...
Then I got a ride with the ambulance to the hospital and now about a hour in the waiting room...
Please cross your fingers, that the X-ray that I'm waiting for shows no damages and that i can continue my festival...
What a happy first festival day...5
For my final project of first year at middle school (that's before university), I had to make a experiment and measured it using a circuit connected to the computer. At the end I couldn't finish but I made a program for explain what the circuit (expected) did using one of the Microsoft Office's assistant (Merlin the wizard), Merlin moved around the screen talking about the experiment and what the circuit measured it over and over, almost forgotten to tell I had to show it in a science festival to anybody who came at school, none asked about the experiment or the circuit, all the questions was about how I made the program, how the program could speech in spanish and explain the experiment.
At the begining of that day I was so nervous, but at the end I could say fuck yeah.
And the program was a macro in Basic with text to speech of a Loquendo like voice, I only record the movements and put the text.
That's one of the reason of I like programming, it save it my ass.
That was more than ten years ago, I didn't have a computer only at the school, internet not was so common.1
Its festive season. Half of the team mates are on leave. Servers are down. No work can be done. Office looks life less ( which it always is). Boss asking why didnt you take leave. Yes because your free time off is almost zero. I need money. People being happy and getting in relationship/married. I am a fucking loner here.
Dragging my ass across the hallway like a ass fucked zombie. Typing this rant with a grumpy face. And people say monday blues are worst.
Fuck this emptiness. Fuck servers on maintenance. Fuck these white iridescent bulbs glowing for no reason. Fuck people murmuring around me. Fuck everything which is in my sight. Fuck this depressive fucking festive season.2
Hey guys, if you are a member of the computer class in school, what would you do in the festival in which you introduce your class to others and do some interesting activities.
I need to answer this question in a school computer class new-person Interview so I would love to get your help!
For example, playing a game we made etc.
Or some mini game ideas6
Develop all the heck u want. Make a release note with all the details.Still the IT guys at the clients end need solution for issues like this.The freaking cause is written in the error itself. Still calling the developer for this puny issue when u have ur own so called database team.That too on a fucking weekend/festival even after discussing with my management that go live will be done on the next monday....
on a 5 day rock festival vacation... a band with songs i barely know is on and i'm a bit high... there's a cool set of animations playing at the stage background and i spent the whole concert trying to figure how i could write each animation in opengl. i'll give them a shot back home, if i don't forget.3
Was going to have some fun refactoring js code on the weekend, gf dragged me to a jazz festival instead </3
I enjoyed it, though
To night i make my first rush coding 6pm to 6pm for make a picture software for a frensh gaming festival. But now i'm at scool and i looking for sleeping
So I have biggest religious festival in the early morning (5 hours to go) and I am still trying to finish the project.