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Seeing something I haven't seen before, building something that never existed before.

Collecting new skills and experiences like precious shinies.

Artisanal bit wrangler & @elgg expert, and @withknown core contributor.

Hacker, Wanderer.

Have laptop, will travel.

www.marcus-povey.co.uk

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May have coined a new term today, "a Bagpuss": someone who, when they awake, forces everyone else to wake up too. E.g. "Sorry I'm tired, my housemate is a bit of a Bagpuss, and woke me up when they went to work"

What are the options for bot / spam blocking on the server that isn't recaptcha?

Whole bunch of @withknown changes just merged. Update and kick the tires!

If ever you suffer from impostor syndrome, just think for a moment of the British Parliament. Never before in the field of human politics has a pooch been screwed so badly, for so many, by so few.

All the coverage brings to mind how the dinosaurs might have tried to vote away the asteroid.

Merged in a whole bunch of @withknown patches, most notably, most external dependencies are now loaded by composer. More to come.

Bad news, realised I missed pancake day. Good news, in a bizarre convergence of events, I have flour, eggs and milk in the house...

TIL: Elgg session tables don't like being converted to utf_mb4, although that's not immediately obvious. Results in system messages that can never be deleted if they were created before the session id changes, and much hair pulling.

One fringe benefit of is that the pound has tanked so much I'm a super attractive hire for overseas companies. Silver linings, I guess...