SheSharp Community Day

[Dutch Lock Down Day Three Hundred Seven]

I am super excited to tell my coding story at SheSharp’s upcoming First! Ever! Community Day!! !

By sharing my experience, I hope to inspire others to dive into and embrace their own coding adventures.


I’m also going to talk a bit about negotiating compensation.

And I can’t wait!

See you THIS Friday, 22 January, at 1500 Central European Time.

But first the news:

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I Love Ya, Tomorrow

[Dutch Lock Down Day Three Hundred Six]

Why are you so looking forward to tomorrow, Leander?

Just, cause, y’know.

No big deal.

I mean, really, whatevs.

But first the news:

“The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States at noon (EST) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Joe Biden as president and Kamala Harris as vice president. The inaugural ceremony will take place on the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. and will be the 59th presidential inauguration. Biden will take the oath of office as president, and Harris will take the oath of office as vice president.

“The inauguration will take place amidst extraordinary political, public health, economic, and national security crises, including outgoing President Donald Trump‘s attempts to overturn the 2020 United States presidential election, which incited a storming of the Capitol, Trump’s unprecedented second impeachment, and a threat of widespread civil unrest, which stimulated a nationwide law enforcement response. Festivities were sharply curtailed by efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate the potential for violence near the Capitol.[1][2] The live audience will be limited to members of the 117th United States Congress and, for each, one guest of their choosing, resembling a State of the Union address.[3] Public health measures such as mandatory face coverings, testing, temperature checks, and social distancing will be used to protect participants in the ceremony.[4]

“‘America United’ and ‘Our Determined Democracy: Forging a More Perfect Union’–a reference to the Preamble to the United States Constitution–will serve as the inaugural themes.[5]
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Shit. And a Temperature.

[Dutch Lock Down Day Three Hundred Four]

Time to schedule a test.

Test Scheduled.

And they’ve gotten so streamlined about it that I’m getting tested for three hours from now.

I’ll let you know how it goes.

Test Taken.

“You were tested on January 17, 2021. Your test result is negative . That means you didn’t have corona at the time.” @0900 on 18jan2021

Now the wait for results which can take up to forty eight hours to arrive.

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Escape Room: EXIT Theft on the Mississippi

[Dutch Lock Down Day Three Hundred Three]

It’s 1872, and you are traveling down the Mississippi on a paddle-wheel steamboat en route to New Orleans to solve a case. But then a robbery happens — right on board the boat! A successful businessman was carrying documents of inestimable value, and they have now disappeared.

Are you ready to solve the theft?

The escape room game we can play online!

  • An unforgettable, unique gaming experience
  • Work together LIVE to solve all the riddles as quickly as we can!
  • Can we solve the robbery?

This game can only be played ONCE. To solve the riddles, you will have to write on, fold, and cut the game materials. This makes it possible to have especially diverse riddles.

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For Realsies Sick

[Dutch Lock Down Day Three Hundred Two]

Yup, I took today off because I woke up MORE tired after a day of rest PLUS a sore throat.

Good times.

And while I slept the day away, the Dutch government collapsed.

But first the news:

And I would write more but I’m just now feeling better, having slept the whole day and am drifting back to sleep.

So enjoy reading the links.

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