gery mcafee @gmon

How does linkedin looking for job not notify your boss you are looking?

Kurt Pinniger @kpinniger

Under settings/privacy there is a job seeking where you can let recruiters know you're open to opportunities, according to LinkedIn that makes you show up if you have paid for the recruiter version of linkedin

so your boss would not see it in your profile, but if your company HR had a recruiter edition they might see you

or just simply update your profile, that seems to set off a whole slew of emails when I did that last year

add a skill, description to a job, etc

https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/67405

gery mcafee @gmon

Yea I know our company has a HR recruiter that probably would see it. Not to count the recuiters that would see me “looking” and email my boss being helpful to find my replacement!

Sean McCrohan @s.m.mccrohan

Yeah, the mere act of bringing your profile up to date seems to trigger a good bit of interest.

Kiley @kiley0

to those who are interested, per our chit chat about it yesterday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5n9xafjynJA

John Oxford @joxford

Agreed with Sean, I always seem to get a wave of messages whenever I update my job description

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Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

> Yea I know our company has a HR recruiter that probably would see it. I think they block your current company from it. I've used this at a company that had good, active internal recruiters and nobody ever saw it.

Kurt Pinniger @kpinniger

Some info from the Tesla truck launch..... Technical Summary: Positives Advertised: a. Power performance: will pull a full load at 80,000lb GVW at 65MPH up a 5% grade. A traditional diesel truck will do 45MPH best case. b. Safety systems: integrated Tesla systems. Elon highlighted the “impossibility” of a jackknife based on the application of power to each of the motors at the right rate to establish stability. In the event of a medical emergency with the driver, the truck takes over and comes to a safe stop and contacts emergency services automatically. c. Range: announced 500 mile range, full load at highway speeds, on a full charge and the ability to recharge 400 miles of range in 30 minutes at a Tesla “mega charger” station. Range could be longer at lower load weights and urban driving where regenerative braking is more beneficial. d. Drastically lower expected maintenance costs compared to diesel truck: Tesla Semi is being designed and engineered to go 1,000,000 miles. Significantly fewer moving/wear parts than a traditional diesel truck. Elon proposes an operating cost per mile of $1.26/mile vs $1.51/mile for a traditional diesel truck. Open questions: a. Price: $5,000 for a reservation is all that is known at this point regarding the acquisition price of the truck. b. Charging: the on-road charging infrastructure is unknown and will be critical for over the road routes. For private on premise charging, cost of constructing mega-charging stations is unknown. The electrical requirements are significant and upgrades to utility infrastructure is possible. c. Maintenance network: unknown strategy for on-road maintenance. Will fleet maintenance personnel be trained to perform maintenance.

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Frank Rietta @rietta

If I were to retire my fully functioning Apple Time Capsule 3TB MD033LL/A, would anyone like to buy it for a market fair price? It's the model that was being sold in 2012. No signs of any problems and its saved me twice as a backup. I'm busting at the data seams though and want to go to a FreeNAS and can use the minor funds to chip in towards that.

You can attach a USB hub and extra drives to it, which it will serve over your network as a basic NAS.

It can also serve as a router and 802.11n access point, but I don't use either function anymore.

jonathan terry @jonyet

i didn't even think about the ability to individually manage motors to increase control over your trailer, that's awesome

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Chelsea McLaughlin @cmclaughlin

Hi All! Trying to help out some of my contacts find a new role.. anybody know which companies are currently using Angular 2+?

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Hello Slackers, today is my first day. I own a marketing, creative staffing and recruiting agency. Can’t wait to get involved.

kk @kentrkeirsey

Welcome Nancy

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Anyone here have opinions on sub-$1k laptops? It's a gift for someone who primarily uses it for email, web, MS Office, and VERY light gaming (like Solitaire). I'm focusing on weight and build quality.

Perry Birbrager @perryuxdesign

@toomuchpete do macbook airs fall into that category?

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Ah, good point: she's a windows user. I doubt Mac is a good idea. :slightly_smiling_face:

Dan Nicodemo @danodemo

Toshiba and ACER have great budget options that are solid

Frank Rietta @rietta

Even dell

Dan Nicodemo @danodemo

Yeah sub $1000 and not having to worry about gaming, you have mega options

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete
Dan Nicodemo @danodemo

Heck yeah, that's a winner. I absolutely love Acer. They have replaced a laptop off warranty for free after they discovered a single screw wasn't where it should be

Frank Rietta @rietta

My sister called me in tears over her macbook air I gave her when she started grad school had the sad drive face on boot.

OF COURSE she hadn't been using the backup drive I gave her too.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

:facepalm2:

Kiley @kiley0

this is a great breakdown of several options: https://thewirecutter.com/reviews/how-to-buy-a-budget-laptop/

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Oh, duh. Of course I forgot about Wirecutter.

Thanks, @kiley0

Frank Rietta @rietta

We determined that the most important stuff is there. It has a month of applecare left (plus another year of AMEX) and I'll give her another drive.

Cloud backup is not so good as she doesn't have internet at home. She has to use wifi at starbucks or teather on a limited AT&T account.

Kiley @kiley0

they also chose an Acer (Acer’s Spin 5 SP513-51-58C2 )

Frank Rietta @rietta

Well, most important stuff is on her phone and the backup of her phone that I took when she was visiting 2 weeks ago.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

I like that spin a little better than the acer I was looking at.

Jessica Dennis @jessica

Clearly you want my 2013 MacBook Air

Frank Rietta @rietta

I'm thinking this time I setup Time Machine for her and make sure she has to use the hard drive via a USB hub to charge her phone at night so that the laptop can backup then?

Jessica Dennis @jessica

(if I were still located nearby I'd totes let you have it for, oh, $400 or so but I'm no longer in the vicinity)

Frank Rietta @rietta

Actually, kindof a serious question. What is the best tact? To provide knowledge and simple instructions on why and let her make her own choice or do a super strong follow this rule suggestion...

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

I think if you can make it really easy for her (just plug this in at night, please, mac will take care of the rest) that's probably enough, given she's already had one scare.

Frank Rietta @rietta

I mean, she has a desk she works at. Plugging in the HD is so easy to do.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Or would be for one of my siblings... another it would not work for no matter what, so.

You know... that's interesting. I wonder if they make a USB-C HD that will pass through power to the machine.

topher Dick @topher

Have you considered a Chromebook? Since I moved my mother she’s been very very happy… small adjustment to Google apps instead of M$, but you don’t have to pay for the M$ software…

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Only relevant for new macs, I guess, but: doesn't get much easier than backing up every time the laptop is charging.

Jessica Dennis @jessica

Yeah, I was thinking something like that

I have a thunderbolt 3 dock that everything plugs into so it is like that for me, but that thing was like $300

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

I'll ask... no MS might be a deal breaker, given her line of work.

That's a great idea, though.

Robert Labrie @robert.labrie

I bought my wife the cheap under $200 dell ... the thing do watch for with these cheap computers is the 720p displays

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Yeah, no, I'm filtering for full HD only.

Found a lenovo I liked but then saw it was a 1600x900 and, just, no... it's 2017.

Robert Labrie @robert.labrie

If $$$ is a factor, that knocks $100 off the price

No biggie at the > 1k range, but if youre looking for rock bottom

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Oh, sure... I'm not looking for rock bottom, but I definitely don't think I need to spend > $1k on a web browsing machine, ya know?

Frank Rietta @rietta

Raspberry Pi :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

tape it to a monitor and call it a all in one

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

My god... the tech support I'd have to do would be legendary.

Frank Rietta @rietta

:stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

If it doesn't have to be new...a lot of local computer shops

recycle through thinkpads and stuff

kk @kentrkeirsey

you can always ask if they'll sell you display models of the pc

Frank Rietta @rietta

coming out of businesses

kk @kentrkeirsey

if you're willing to go used. :slightly_smiling_face:

Frank Rietta @rietta
Robert Labrie @robert.labrie

So I'll tell you, my wife is non-technical, I get her this Dell, stock Windows 10 -- zero tech support

Frank Rietta @rietta

@toomuchpete My mom actually used Linux with open office for about 6 years without any issues. She bought a Win8/now 10 system when her hardware got slow. Linux itself was not a hold up.

She only thought in terms of what was on her desktop. Still doesn't understand the Documents folder.

Lol

Robert Labrie @robert.labrie

Even using Edge instead of FF or Chrome

Kiley @kiley0

i've heard feedback from a few of my college professors that an overwhelming number of current college students he teaches have absolutely no experience with a file system and thinking in files/folders

just interesting tidbit

Jessica Dennis @jessica

That sounds right. My father-in-law's wife's daughter lost an entire document because she didn't know that in MS Word you have to, you know, save

This was a few years ago

Kiley @kiley0

haha

Jessica Dennis @jessica

Something like that

My husband and I officially dislike his father's wife, and her kids are nothing to us

topher Dick @topher

‘someone I know and don’t like very much so it was very amusing when…’

Kiley @kiley0

apple's new commercial featuring the young girl using an iPad pro the whole time and ends with her responding to someone with the question "what's a computer?"

i think that speaks to the whole shift from files and folders to apps and auto-save in the cloud

Frank Rietta @rietta

I'm not sure I want to live it that world... :sadparrot:

Kiley @kiley0

me either! i feel like when they do learn about files and folders it must be liberating

a sudden sense of control

so thaaat's how it all works kinda thing

Frank Rietta @rietta

"Thinks of the time he pulled out grep and cut in a meeting and pulled a number out of raw log files in front of a room of business people who were in awe". Got the contract. They still use their dashboards. Lol.

Black screen popping up, and text flying by might as well been a hacking scene from a movie to them.

Robert Labrie @robert.labrie

My 4 year old has mastered Android ... it's a little trippy to watch her switch from Plex to Netflix to Magic Puzzle ... I need to teach her to Chromecast next

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

> a sudden sense of control Or a sense of "but . . . why fucking bother?" :slightly_smiling_face:

Kiley @kiley0

fair!

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Like, I love my manual transmission car . . . but that ship has sailed. That's a trade-off -- control over convenience -- that lots of people just don't care to make.

Frank Rietta @rietta

The companies are basically dealing with the fact for a huge set of the population MSFT Word was the place that held their documents.

I expect some aspects of computing will go the way of ham radio

You can buy stuff, but man is it expensive

because only hobbyists and serious people buy anything

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

"Look at this! You can put your files ANYWHERE!"

"...but...why would you?"

Frank Rietta @rietta

Everyone else will have their unable to do anything outside the box tablet.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

"ANYWHERE!" :old_man_yells_at_cloud:

Robert Labrie @robert.labrie

I have fond memories of dialing in to the local BBS scene to play my 25 LORD turns and BRE. Times change, change with them or be left behind I'm afraid

No one cares, but I'm going to clean my garage. Have a good weekend y'all!

Frank Rietta @rietta

We can experience it now. Show those buiness people composable unix commands and it is magic to them. They go back to the analytics dashboard in the web browser that they are stuck with the canned reports that someone wrote for them at great expense.

Remember when SQL was supposed to be business user friendly. lol.

Cleaning out the garage always feels good. Did a bit of that last weekend myself!

Jerald Sheets @cvquesty

Woo… BBSes! I ran a BBS in the 90's. Got rid of it when it hit 25 lines… sold off to a local guy and got out. The constant support burden was too much.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Kind of like how people often WANT infinite flexibility (SQL) but they really don't need it and, if given to them, they won't use it.

Frank Rietta @rietta

I wasn't allowed to dial into BBSes (parents read about pedophiles going after little kids or something). I did dial into th Fulton County Library catalog all the time and thought it was the coolest.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Good product people (and UX researchers) are like wizards when they can discern what someone actually needs from what they think they need.

Frank Rietta @rietta

Finally made it online in a limited way in 95 via AOL.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

I once ran up an impressive phone bill dialing into Compuserve to play their MUD1 install.

Frank Rietta @rietta

It was 97 by the time I was old enough to be able to start doing what I wanted

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

My parents were . . . displeased.

Frank Rietta @rietta

Pains kids will never feel - being grounded for using up the 10 hours of AOL for the month in the first two days.

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Pains kids feel now -- using up 10 GB of mobile data in the first two days. :laughing:

Kiley @kiley0

a few years ago we released an MVP of a product and got it in the hands of about 50 users. they wanted a dozen features around collaboration (that would've taken us a year to build) but we just launched with only a free text area on each item that every user could edit. they ended up establishing their own conventions for how they'd utilize that text area and the whole thing became invaluable for their team. just a simple textarea!

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

Also... hilarious: the idea of only needing to be on the internet for 10 hours a month.

Kiley @kiley0

haha seriously

Pete Holiday @toomuchpete

10 hours before dinner, maybe.

Frank Rietta @rietta

seriously....

From that to all your everything is online all the time in a mere 22 years.

Stephen Jones @sjonesqa

I was in Website sales in 2001. I had a client get mad and fire us because every time he put his URL in AOL search for is day-old website, he couldn't find it. I spent an hour with him trying to show him that he has to put it in the address bar. "IF I CAN'T FIGURE THIS OUT, HOW WILL MY CUSTOMERS!" I was speechless.

Frank Rietta @rietta

wow

tony ashworth @tony.ashworth

maybe he was right though, back in those days... i don't think most folks would have figured it out

wait, 2001

Frank Rietta @rietta

It's easy to forget how much the internet changed for most people over that time.

tony ashworth @tony.ashworth

i'm thinking aol before that

Frank Rietta @rietta

Fall 2001, I was at GT with a laptop on 802.11 and using news groups. Hacking on C code, etc. Spending hours on forums.

Most people were not

I still distinctly remember being literally the only person in the bench area of the CoC on my first night at tech while everyone else was doing something fun or rushing frat or something. I was in awe of the raw internet speed! Plugged into one of the ethernet ports on the wall there.

Robert Labrie @robert.labrie

I was watching the 2004 remake of the Manchurian Candidate today. Denzel at a library. IE 6 (or5?), grainy 320p video