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Maybe I should post more.

Maybe I'm just feeling sad right now.

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reminder that Boston Dynamics who makes all those "cute" robots is a military contractor

they're not doing this to be cute, they're making stuff to help the US kill brown people

Every programmer is a systems programmer, not every programmer realizes this.

@Colophonscrawl ADHD has the worst name. It's a neurotransmitter regulatory disorder that is named for the EFFECTS IT HAS ON OTHER PEOPLE, not what it manifests as in the person.

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Most people are under the impression the ADHD is somehow a 'deficit of attention,' but it could equally and quite appropriately be framed as having higher than normal neurological requirements for stimuli.

When ADHD kids especially seem to bounce from subject to subject "mindlessly," what they're doing is not just randomly slopping through whatever without paying attention. They're running through lists of potentially stimulating subjects until they find one that suits their high requirements.

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c++ is great cause they'll put literally any feature in it, so every other language can use c++ as an example of what not to do

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making kids do the pledge of allegiance in zoom school is so depraved what the hell

The number of times I write a script that's basically just ~/bin/$NAME_OF_SHITTY_PROGRAM

#!/bin/sh
fuck the environment so shitty program works
exec $FULLPATH_OF_SHITTY_PROGRAM "$@"

Now of course, I can stop using $SHITTY_PROGRAM, but unfortunately, compromises for my job need to occur.

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open πŸ‘ source πŸ‘ projects πŸ‘ should πŸ‘ not πŸ‘ use πŸ‘ closed πŸ‘ chat πŸ‘ platforms

Used our new espresso machine for the first time today. Turned out well, first time. I’m very proud of me.

Any day you delete more code than you add is a good day.

β€œLaws are for other people” is the only evergreen political philosophy.

@sir buttons for me, my dad worked for GTE, and so we always had newer networking and tech while I was growing up.

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Woo! polycul.es 1.2 is out! Now featuring the ability to remove a passphrase, cleaner code, and a security fix.

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Mozilla take 

Mozilla should stop trying to be like every tech shit company out there and re-structure itself into a worker-owned cooperative.

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