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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.

Technology Strategist & @elgg expert, occasional @withknown contributor, Hacker, Wanderer.

Have laptop, will travel.

Thanks to Obama, he inherits the power to create and authorise unaccountable death lists of people, including US citizens, to murder.

Just a reminder, Trump has put Bannon, an actual Nazi, on the National Security Council

Folks, please don't focus on Trump. This is a bait-&-switch to make Pence seem the voice of moderation, and not the Christian Fascist he is.

Lets be 100% crystal clear here, without a word of hyperbole, what is happening in the USA at the moment is a fascist Coup d'├ętat. Be afraid

Keep expecting the announcement that "Trump is the 45th President of the USA", to be followed by "..and may God have mercy on our souls"

Reminder: Trump now has nukes, the most pervasive surveillance system ever made, & ability to extrajudicial kill people with flying robots.

The rise of fascism in the US and UK is proof that if you wait long enough, everything becomes fashionable again. Hold on to those flares.

Hey, Europe, I'm really sorry about the gobshites running our country... can I come live with you?

So, this is why I was up at 0-dark-30 this morning:

Great. ElasticSearch 2.3 compound query syntax is either buggy or silently different from 5.1... that'll explain why nothing works on AWS.