I was so close to sending this back to the rando cold email (from someone with arguably one of the most punchable faces I’ve seen this year) trying to sell his amazing SEO services to help fix our topical authority:
Is this what they mean when they say greatness is the product of irreconcilable despair? If so, I would like to be average forever.
I lasted 11 days into 2023 without wanting to stick an axe into anyone from the other team at work.
It’s going to be a long month.
Happy New Year everyone!
Over two decades in tech and I’m still running into insecure manbabies who are petty and whiny as they are unkind. Just to be fair, I’ve run into the female equivalent as well but that’s currently at a grand total of one (maybe two?).
These people with small crayon energy ending up in management roles are the reason why we absolutely cannot have nice things in the world.
We collectively suck and need to do better.
And that is their collective hate towards people in marketing. I finally understand why.
Little joys in life
My DHL delivery uncle comin’ in hot with the best service ever.
10 out of 5 stars, forever.
Conversations with another CD
SY: Design skills are translatable, just need to have a lot of common sense AND always design with a purpose
SY: Design is not guessing
Me: I threw the designer’s credibility out the door when she said she’s pretty good about designing without content
Note: also the same man who told me to straight up lower my expectations
Getting paid for a UX “bug bounty”! But it was for a project that went to shit, so it wasn’t a 6-figure payout guys.
Pretty sure I wrote this down somewhere else, but since I’m old and senile I have a tendency to forget things.
Someone else in my degenerate crypto chat thought I was a bot with a hot Asian chick profile picture.
Clearly as a woman, I took zero offense to the “bot” comment and only saw the “hot Asian chick profile picture” line.
People who only speak English
Why is it cool when other cultures slide in random English words into their sentences but when it’s the other way around, the people WHO ONLY SPEAEK ONE LANGUAGE become such dicks about it?
E.g., oh your English must be bad.