Mild-mannered programmer by day...
🦊 Captain Wenworth Is that thing where proper nouns become verbs more likely where the noun has a double-o? I find I've now added 'Zooming' as a verb on top of Hoovering and Googling.
🦊 Captain Wenworth It's the family online quiz this evening - it started out as a one-off, and has now become a fortnightly staple. Honestly, I'm enjoying these way more than I thought I would.
🦊 Captain Wenworth These last few days I've felt really drained; work's been a bit intense these last couple of months. Still, at least I (currently still) have a job.
🦊 Captain Wenworth I really enjoy double checking my calculations when the testers say that the scenario's failed, only to discover that I'm getting the right result.
🦊 Captain Wenworth After a long absence, I'm listening to podcasts again. I know I'm late to it, but am finding NPR's White Lies an intriguing listen.
💻 Kernel Not sure if I can get back into football after so much marble racing
🦊 Captain Wenworth The marble racing has been ace! I started off watching, OK, this will be silly, but... yeah, it's curiously compelling!
🦊 Captain Wenworth Just back from walking the dog through town; more shops are open, people are out and about and it feels busy, despite there probably being about 10% of the usual Sunday activity.
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🦊 Captain Wenworth Exactly; if anything, I've been more productive at home, and Teams gives us the ability to see/talk to others.
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🐵 David I started working from home the same day too. Using my old desk, and iMac. It works well, so far. Want to invest on a standing desk, though.
🦊 Captain Wenworth Most of my colleagues now have standing desks - I'm kind of intrigued by the concept, but not quite enough to warrant the investment. Yet.
🦊 Captain Wenworth I just have this suspicion now that I'm really going to resent going back to the office if/when this is all over...
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Nehemiah Klee yeah working from home is just better because you don't waste time on commute and just sitting to finish a certain arbitrary time limit.
Diva Will you need to go back to the office before an effective vaccine is found?
🦊 Captain Wenworth I've been working from home since 23 March; bought a proper desk, and a 21:9 monitor, and it's been working well
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🏒 Lucian Marin Should I send an email to the last active people announcing Subreply?
🦊 Captain Wenworth Thanks for the email! I had forgotten about sublevel, but I really like the concept, and will try to make more use of it!
🦊 Captain Wenworth Work is getting a little bit busy, and a little bit frenetic.