Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

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Memoir

09 Jan 2020, 15:09 p.m.

Everyone Has Bugs To Report, Everyone Has Bug Reports To Accept

I was partway through college. I was taking a class about US films of 1939 and their social/historical context. The professor said something in a lecture about Upton Sinclair. I went to his office hours …

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29 Nov 2019, 14:29 p.m.

A Heritage

I was talking with a friend earlier today about how I've come to understand some different temperaments and skills I inherited from my different parents. And the specific thing I am reflecting on now is …

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30 Sep 2019, 11:36 a.m.

The Breath Before

A few days ago, Leonard and I went to see a movie at our local museum/arthouse theater. We settled into our seats and turned off our phones and chitchatted, and I mentioned a funny line …

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01 Aug 2019, 9:09 a.m.

Background Music

So in my household we have a zillion little shared references, and some of those are about pop songs of the late 20th century. For instance, if we're in a restaurant or something and we …

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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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22 Dec 2018, 13:34 p.m.

I Welcome Your Point Of View On Whether I Am An Alto

I love listening to and singing a lot of labor and folk songs. Like, the highlight of my week a little while back was when a friend got out his guitar and learned to play …

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05 Dec 2018, 16:41 p.m.

The US Midterm Elections, One Month Later

I made phone calls and I canvassed in person for some candidates and a ballot measure. Leonard and I gave money to some candidates and I successfully encouraged a friend to do the same. On …

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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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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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04 Sep 2018, 11:38 a.m.

Code Review Play at RubyConf, and Think Tank Fiction

Jason Owen and I will co-present "Code Review, Forwards and Back" at RubyConf in Los Angeles, November 13-15 2018. We'll update and slightly lengthen the version we performed at PyGotham last year. If you'll be …

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