A new take on the Civil Rights Movement that centers women and reproductive justice. A badass crew of ordinary chefs take the Montgomery bus boycott by storm. And a skeevy dude becomes a famous Lefty (?) for being a mail appeal expert. All that, and more...
Digital self care, vol v
What do passwords and canned air have in common? Read this blog post to find out!
digital self care vol iv
If I had taken my own advice, I would have thought, "tech problems are fixable! I should fix them ASAP so they don't drain my energy, and I get the benefits of having tech that works properly." Of course, I didn't. Read more about why you should invest in your own #DigitalSelfCare
In October, I wrote about how I HATE Microsoft Outlook calendar. Now, I hate it a little bit less. Plus, unsolicited advice about updating your software and hardware and some nice affirmations.
al chet for database admins
We are in a period of reflection and atonement in the Jewish ritual calendar, so here is an Al Chet (collective confession) for the sins we, as database administrators, have committed. Add your own in the comments!
my daily dilly-dally, or, how activism makes me a better database admin
My job is to be a database administrator... and so much more! When users get frustrated and angry with me, I rely on lessons I've learned from my activism. Read on for stories, suggestions, questions, answers, and more questions!
digital self care vol iii
*cue soundtrack from a pharmaceutical commercial* Has this ever happened to you? Devices blinking and buzzing. Email inundation. Hard drive sounding alarm bells. *Groan* *Sigh* It doesn't have to be this way! Try our silver pill. Side effects will be extreme, but at least you will achieve digital serenity. Call today!
This post features tried and true tips to help you move from information overload to digital serenity. Plus, original art by @shebanimal!
digital self care vol ii
Today, I want to focus on the relationship between you and your hardware. Another way to say that is I'm going to write about your body and your devices, and what impact your screens might have on your posture, your eyes, your joints, your mood, etc. In later posts, we'll talk about browser extensions, email etiquette and strategy, and more!
digital self care vol i
Challenging the self care anti-technology rhetoric. Proposing tried and true techniques for changing your interactions with your devices. Not drinking anyone's Kool Aid. Plus, RuPaul makes her TDAA debut!