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Since I upgraded to macOS 10.14.5 Mail.app opens the main window randomly 2 – 5 times an hour. What?

The argument for using a code auto formatter:

All code looks the same, updates to the formatter are applied universally.

The argument against using a code auto formatter:

No! NO! NOOOOOO. I am special. I’m different. I am very smart. MY CODE HAS TO LOOK DIFFERENT THAN THAT.

Portland: We need to make residential streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists. What can we do?
Me: Widen the roads and add a shoulder so street parking isn’t so dangerous?
Me: Widen the roads and add sidewalks on all streets?
Portland: We’ll decrease the speed limit by 5 mph.

I really hate the school district’s policy of “we’ll announce school closures, 1 hour late starts, and 2 hour late starts by 6 a.m. on the day”.

Since the sun doesn’t come up until 7:30 a.m. I’m pretty sure the road conditions aren’t going to change between 22:00 and 06:00.

Mobile phone insurance is such a scam: $15/month for a $700 phone. I pay $17/month for full coverage insurance on $10,000 worth of Apple hardware that includes ‘accidents’.

CenturyLink is just wrapping up a 40+ hour nationwide outage/degraded service event that took down some 911 services. That’s a post mortem I sure as hell want to read.