Today is a sad day. After 15 years, my favorite music player for the past 10+ years, Winamp, is being killed off. I probably use it 12 hours a day, listening to music while I work. Ars Technica has an article on what went wrong and how it sunk into the shadows over the past many years.
I managed to drop my laptop off a chair at the airport yesterday. In the process I snapped off the power plug to charge it. Not great when one of the reasons I’m here is to use it to work with my coworkers.
My laptop uses an odd voltage so none of the generic chargers at Best Buy would work.
I just have a few hours of battery life left and then I’m stick doing pair programming for the rest of the week. Crap.
I think I may start carrying a spare…
While everyone at Automattic works from home, we do have a lounge in San Francisco for hosting the local employees as well as hosting various events. We recently finished working with a photographer to get interior views of it up on Google Maps. Check it out!
You can click to move around our lounge and even go upstairs! Very cool.
It’s normally pretty empty like that but we completely filled the place about a month ago during our full company grand meetup: