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Especially, don’t be good at things that are not glamorous but need to get done. Eg, fixing bugs, optimization, ref…
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The key to a successful career at tech is to not be good at anything. Once you’re good at something, people expect…
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surreal computer-generated Russian folk tales—from a little-known project by Sheldon Klein et al. (1974)
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So, let’s try again all together:

Documentation is not preservation.
Documentation is not preservation.
Documentat…
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Known nuclear tests by regional nuclear powers:

India: 6
Pakistan: 6
North Korea: 6
Israel: 0 or 1
South Africa: 0…
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Hi, I do open source and free software. I've been doing this for about a decade. And if you want me to do something…
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How about let’s make the concept of “car” in urban settings disappear
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Some day, I'll write something about how disgusting and offensive Open Source Entitlement™ by its userbase has gott…
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literally no one in IT uses this phrase
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I really wish we (Tech Twitter) would improve how we engage with other people, how we communicate to one another, a…
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Today was a sad and happy day: my mates defense and my last day living in Europe. Tears of both happiness and sadn…
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At Ada's Cafe, my usual spot. It's a technical bookstore. It's pretty full right now, and the room is 95% women. I'…
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Fixed an apparently harmless bug. But that code could not possibly under any circumstances have worked before. I do…
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Abolish for-profit detention
Abolish violating due process
Abolish warrantless searches
Abolish brutality
Abolish c…
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me: i have no dog in this pony
: "i have no horse in this race"
me: ooooohhhh wait how did i get "dog"
: "i…
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An update to ! You can now have a x1.16xlarge EC2 instance (0.976 TiB of RAM) for $3.836/hou…
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An update to ! You can now have a x1.16xlarge EC2 instance (0.976 TiB of RAM) for $3.836/hou…
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Sorry, but it looks like you wrote "dies from head injury during riots" instead of "was murdered by an Israeli snip…
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sometimes I feel like some of the JS/Node faves are huge jackasses. Then I read about the sort of shit some Ruby fo…
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Ah, memories. When you have continuations and enough reflection, you can implement the debugger as a library in you…
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Things you should know but didn't know you needed to know before knowing:
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The problem with having named my company "Mermaid Heavy Industries" is that if I put my job title as "Witch" on a e…
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Maybe this is all trivial with Idris or something. Or maybe mutation isn't actually the root of all evil and someti…
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Lots of people say "FP is easier to analyze than imperative code because of purity" but whenever I ask for evidence…
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re: , what frustrates me is even if you eliminate the adversarial relationship between sales…
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re: , what frustrates me is even if you eliminate the adversarial relationship between sales…
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Awesome: 23 year old journalism school student finds out she wins Pulitzer Prize winner during class.

“My eyes ju…
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twitter... please have some fun filling out your new character sheet
11 hours ago
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also, holy shit this explains why apple USB extension cables for the keyboards had a little bump in the…
11 hours ago
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imo it's a bad idea to assume Vusb is actually 5v.. the spec includes voltage drop allowances that acco…
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after some attrition my grad dist syst class is down to ~12 people, which is awesome. but more amazing is that 3 of…
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We are really digging in ... turns out, after you get going on it, your app is as easy to mod a…
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tfw all your mates that started their phds in 2013 when you first met them are graduating and you're leaving Europe…
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I assume all you youngsters talking about “blazing 420” are of course referring to the blazing career of Alcibiades…
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"remember that Apple USB2 keyboards had a boost converter in them because the industrial designers mandated a cable…
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Inspired by 's "recursive protocol tricks for building FSAs" of this morning, it's "recursive protocol tr…
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getting my team to use this from now on
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as a great man was just saying to me
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Particle Physics Dress | Shenova Fashion | Shenova
⚛️💫The Particle Physics Dress looks quite stunning in UV! 👩🏻‍🔬👌🏻😍
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⚛️💫The Particle Physics Dress looks quite stunning in UV! 👩🏻‍🔬👌🏻😍
420day  physics 
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That story where the dog sees his own reflection and loses his bone while trying to steal a second one

made no sen…
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A piece about Viz Palette, the palette tool I made with , and how it relates to color…
Datavisualization 
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How to write an existentialist novel:
Beginning: dude is sad that life is meaningless.
Middle: dude is kinda okay t…
14 hours ago
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Pro tip: If you're a slimebag who uses black hat SEO to get prime ranking on Google, don't get wasted and blab abou…
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hey guys quick update: currently writing a followup after getting some pretty nasty tweets in response to my first…
14 hours ago
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let me just say that straight people can’t determine what is and isn’t homophobic just like white people can’t dete…
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Edna Parker, a woman born on exactly the same day as Harold Lloyd in 1893, actually lived until November of 2008, b…
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Hey guys check out my latest piece "I Am Being Silenced For My Conservative Virtues" running simultaneously in the…
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When the Smart Water kicks in.
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I had never used pytest before this poll. Subsequently, I bought 's "Python Testing with pytest"…
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Gotta love scraping.
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ICYMI: Revealed a new project (❤️ doing these) I did for Transavia in which I visualized all ±50k flights…
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A mnemonic for JavaScript array mutator methods:
Cow splurpp filsh!

copyWithin

splice
unshift
reverse
push
pop…
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You think everyone would have learned that Option ROMs are a bad idea from Heasman (2007), snare (2012)…
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happy 'police depts making weed puns' day, everyone
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No, before it fast-forwards, it jumps to a saved state from a few frames ago, so the game clo…
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If you’re, like, totally not into it, man, here’s how to just say no.

420Day 
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UPDATE: I have been informed that firmware will go out of its way to initialize Thunderbolt alternate mode device d…
16 hours ago
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hot take: USB 3 / USB type-C sucks.
speeds over 1 Gbps? many motherboards only route PCI-e 3 x1 to the USB controll…
16 hours ago
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Useless Swift tricks: use recursive protocol constraints to build type-level DFAs [8GB of RAM warning]:
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TSA Agent: Does your middle name Cassandra mean anything?
Me (excitedly): Yeah! Prophetess of Doom!
TSA: ...
Me: ..…
17 hours ago
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Harold Lloyd was born 125 years ago today
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My guess is something that happened between 1619-1865
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Just published, our database of 215 school shootings dating back to Columbine. After a year of reporting, which wil…
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Just uninstalled (--purge) ejabberd, cleaned out logs and databases, closed the xmpp-client and -server firewall po…
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HOW REPUBLICANS COMMUNICATE WITH THEIR BASE: Fox News, the WSJ, Sunday talk shows, policy rags, AM radio, bucket br…
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This is the most deft explanation I've read of why Republicans thought it was a good idea to release the Comey memo…
18 hours ago
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New Cocktail: The A234

4 parts Vodka
1 part atropine
1 part Appenzeller liqueur (nod to Spiez)
Ample bitters
Hint…
19 hours ago
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happy 4/20, decriminalize marijuana, release everyone jailed for marijuana offenses and clear the records of anyone…
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I always love to introduce my lessons on complex numbers by discussing the increasing derogatory nam…
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Early unit of computing power: one "kilogirl" was equivalent to a thousand hours of manual computing labor
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It's one thing if big tech companies decide to step back from the fight and let the censors win. Pretending it's ju…
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