kosta harlan

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Mar 30, 2020
Learning from mistakesBack in high school I got in big trouble in my senior year. One night while feeling utterly dejected and disappointed with myself I remember one of my boarding house teachers telling me, basically, not to overdo it – everyone makes mistakes, the important thing is to learn from them.…
Mar 10, 2020
RTFM: docker-pkg editionIn today’s edition of RTFM… I’ve been working on building Docker images to use with MediaWiki’s docker-compose development environment. We don’t use standard Dockerfiles and docker build commands, instead we use an in-house tool called docker-pkg, which uses Jinja for additional templating.…
Mar 2, 2020
polarizationThe incumbent in Leipzig’s mayoral election was re-elected yesterday. h/t to Daniel K who pointed me to this map of Leipzig’s political polarization.…