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hubskier for: 3707 days

I live in denver

currently I love you all

yes I love hubski

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steve  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Chernobyl, the logo

Thanks! shared this with a few of my design friends, one made the comment: "A mark which actually changes over time but remains recognisable within the cultural context." which I thought was worth sharing back here.

steve  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 3, 2021

we have kindred road trip spirits...

steve  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 3, 2021

if you change your mind - the room's not going anywhere. And hey - we're almost out of the woods weather-wise. We'll get a few more storms for sure, but most won't last terribly long... and that I-70 drive between Denver and Vegas is unlike anything in the world.

steve  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 3, 2021

    Other than that, nothing too exciting.

you know... other than getting in to a couple of the best schools in the country. ain't no thang.


joking aside - sorry about Europe - but super happy for you and your options.

steve  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 3, 2021

I don't know what part of the country you're traveling from or too... but if your "more northern route" takes you through Denver, I have a spare room in the basement that could host you and your family - and we could even keep things COVID safe (It has a separate entrance, etc). Let me know if you need a pit stop off I-70

steve  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 3, 2021

I live in the Denver burbs. Happy to chat if you want.

steve  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to Bitcoin by mk

now.... the time machine...

steve  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: NEW MUSIC - Bones Owens' Self Titled Album released today 2/26

Totally...clearly... 100% a date.

steve  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Is Facebook Launching An All-Out War On Apple's Upcoming iPhone Update?

    Facebook says Apple is attempting to push free apps, which often sweep data up and feed it to advertisers, to move to subscription models. Apple, through its App Store, collects a 30% cut of in-app purchases, which critics dub "the Apple tax."

as an admitted apple fanboi, I hadn't thought about this before... maybe this is a straw man - but it also just could be true. I hate that it could be true. I just want apple to be not evil for the sake of not being evil.

The apple tax is a dick move (as is most of apple's pricing) but I'd rather pay for a service than be the product being sold.

steve  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Mike Pence: There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave’

We’re deeply emotional beings and it’s easy to let that emotion overtake logic and reason.

steve  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Mike Pence: There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave’

People are going to believe what they want. Even now. It’s scary.

steve  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 24, 2021

I'm late to the pub. It's been the wildest 10 days I can remember. So much good. So much tragedy. So much everything.

- My boss was fired. I still don't know why, but I now report to the CEO on an interim basis. Good for my career? sure.. until it isn't. Good for my boss who happens to be a friend? not so much.

- Some amazing family time over the holiday weekend. Nothing monumental - just those unscheduled moments where kids get along and we all laugh and you wish you could just bottle the love in the room.

- a friend and coworker passed away abruptly and unexpectedly. Younger than 30. No known health conditions. No hint of fowl play. She was a rare soul. One of those people who had a finger on the pulse of how people were doing and would randomly slack you and say things like "I love you, that's all". She started a gorilla movement at work called "operation happy peeps" where she teamed up with creative people and makers around the company to donate things that she would include in gift bags that she would then drive all over Denver delivering. It'd be things like 3D printed fidget cubes, artwkork, jewelry, raw honey, candy, or gag gifts from the dollar store. The idea being that it didn't have to be much to help someone have a better day. Guy on my team fighting his third round of cancer? gift bag. Lady who had foot surgery? gift bag! Random dude she just thought might need a pick-me-up? GIFT BAG. She also was the resident dog-rescue-coordinator. not an official title by any means - but she would be the first to pick up on someone's hint of wanting a pup and start putting them in touch with local shelters and rescue agencies. She was... the best of us.

-the crypto rollercoaster has been a fountain of emotional cues.

-I snuck my wife away for our anniversary to a historic hotel and we had spa treatments and room service and luxury and it was amazing.

-I've been eating different. I'm not really doing it to lose weight... I'm doing it to feel better and holy cow... night and day.

-I’m on the board for my kids school and we just made an unpopular decision to break with our school district in return to in-person learning (for now). It’s taken 80% of my day to respond to angry parents. That’s what I get.

lots of highs and lows. lots of everything. I love you all hubski.

steve  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Mars Helicopter

there are so many of those hopeful thoughts... I hope it survived the Gs of takeoff. I hope it survives the radiation. I hope it survived the turmoil of entry into mars atmo. I hope it survived the decent and drop. I hope it survives being set down by perseverance... SO MUCH HOPE. This video was so fun to watch. I can't even wait.

    There was nothing private about that meeting.

I know - but they were talking as if they were. "Are we alone?" - and that's my point - they shouldn't be - any time more than two board members are talking about school business, it constitutes a board meeting and MUST be public (at least in CO - don't know about CA). My point is... there's a time to talk shit and a time to be in a public meeting.

having said that - parents are the worst - and being an unpaid volunteer board member draws the worst from people. goobster said it well above.

    the people who step up to do the real work will be lambasted and demonized until they leave.

I will say the tag of "byebyejob" is extra funny - I imagine none of these people are paid, and getting to quit over something like this may be a welcome relief.