Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Introspection

27 Mar 2019, 19:40 p.m.

Expectations, Toil and Sludge, Discovery, And A Lot of Handwaving

I have an inchoate tangle of thoughts I'll spill out into this sandbox for thinking -- sometimes on this blog you get well-organized how-to guides and analyses, and sometimes you get "what constellation do these …

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21 Mar 2019, 10:42 a.m.

It's Not Just You

Malka Older writes: here's the thing about "adulting": so much of it is entirely unnecessary. I have spent so many hours on health insurance and I only know because I lived in another country that …

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08 Mar 2019, 12:15 p.m.

Testing, Testing

When I was in high school, a zillion years ago, I got reallllly good scores on the SAT I* and the PSAT (which played the Silver Surfer to the SAT's Galactus). I was good at …

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30 Nov 2018, 13:28 p.m.

Non-Influencer Fashion Blogging

I've heard fleece-lined tights could be a game-changer regarding wearing skirts and dresses when it's cold. A friend recommended the Homma brand in particular, since they're footless and since (if you turn them inside out) …

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19 Nov 2018, 19:23 p.m.

The Fascination Of Municipal Taxation Software

On January 30, 2018, I attended my local city councilmember's "State of the District" speech. If one of your local officials offers such a speech, I recommend going; it's a structured way to find out …

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16 Oct 2018, 11:22 a.m.

NYC Comptroller Town Hall, And Reflections on Constraint

Last night I suited up and went to a local town hall held by the office of New York City's Comptroller, Scott Stringer. (I am in the fuzzy foreground of the second photo.) After very …

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20 Sep 2018, 11:18 a.m.

I Joked That We Could Call Each Of The Mini-Plays 'What Are We Even Doing'

Last night I dreamed that I had to leave my home? hotel? and realized I had forgotten to don pants, and then realized I was supposed to get on a flight to Germany, and was …

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11 Sep 2018, 8:55 a.m.

Now Imagine Switching The Lead Actors For Those Two Shows

I was in the midst of talking with my pal Jed about Star Trek: The Next Generation. He'd kindly checked whether I was ok hearing criticisms of this show-of-my-heart and I said dismissiveness no, criticism …

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10 Sep 2018, 13:31 p.m.

Coming Back To My Senses

A few miscellaneous thoughts: I chose a driving school and have now had a few lessons. I'm already far better at appropriate mirror and blind spot checks, turns, stop sign stops, staying in my lane, …

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11 Mar 2018, 10:42 a.m.

Recent Debugging And Confidence

I am proud of myself for some recent debugging I've done on and with codebases and tools that I hadn't worked on before. A few weeks ago, I was sitting next to a friend who …

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