Reverting Unstaged Changes with Git

Posted by on 5.25.23 in Git

A screenshot of Git branches
Photo by Yancy Min on Unsplash

Sometimes when I check out a branch, for example to review a Pull Request (PR) and then make a change to some of the files, I find that when I want to check out a different branch I get a Git error like the one below: In the past I have used git stash to […]

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Working from Home Setup

Posted by on 3.29.23 in WFH

Paolo's working from home setup
My working from home setup

For this particular post, I feel the need to explain why I would want to write about this in the first place. I seem to have a fascination with personal working spaces. When I used to work in the office, all the desks were very clinical and minimalist, but the remote working era has introduced […]

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Happy International Women’s Day

Posted by on 3.8.23 in Celebrations

A Mimosa plant and a blue sky in the background
Photo by Stefano Giliberti on Unsplash

In Italy it is tradition to give Mimosa flowers to women on International Women’s day. The plant blooms at this time of year with bright and scented flowers. The Mimosa is associated to strength and femininity and it was originally declared “pianta delle donne” in 1946 when the UDI (Unione Donne Italiane) was looking for […]

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Can You Just…

Posted by on 2.21.23 in Random

A busy coffee shop
Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

There’s a word that antagonises me, probably more than it should and that is the word “just”. I hear it in different contexts, but each time it makes me think that the person using it is making light of the request they are making. At work I hear “Paolo, couldn’t we just do this?”, in […]

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