When I have brought up bugs at Chegg, there has always been support to get them fixed. We prioritize training and support for engineers to understand and implement .

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"Don't get too attached to your apple account. It belongs to Apple, not you."

merecivilian.com/apple-broke-u

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You click a link to a news site, to read an article that seems interesting.

On the page that loads there is the article, but also, somewhere on the right, often near the bottom, there is a small video player. Inexplicably, it was not blocked by your ad-blocker.

It is auto-playing a news video that is not connected to the article. Sound is often on.

You:

Advent of Code day 3 hint/question 

Did you use recursion or iteration to solve the Day 3 puzzle?

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Twitter's removal policy 

Twitter implemented a "Right to Be Forgotten" type system and it's being, of course, heavily weaponized by right wing trolls especially twitter.com/drewharwell/status

For years I've had debates with fellow lefties where they were demanding this very system (including on the fediverse) and I would say "it's not going to work out the way you want..."

Design game rules that consider play when it isn't your turn at the table.

Become *architects of emergent topology*.

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Functional React Components inside a huge code base of Class Components
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RT @KassandraSanch
Adding new code to legacy code
twitter.com/KassandraSanch/sta

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The is a good opportunity to learn a new language. This year I will try to solve all puzzles.
Check out the project if you dont know it yet: adventofcode.com/

This is part of finding small ways to get back into the habit of coding for fun, which I pretty much dropped once the pandemic started. And I have missed it.

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A coworker recommended Advent of Code, which looks fun. Going to try it out.
adventofcode.com/2021

TIL - there is a reason C programmers often use such short variable names. It came from limitations from early C compilers. stackoverflow.com/questions/74

We used “allowlist” and “blocklist” instead of “blacklist/whitelist” on my team - and the world did not end.
It was a small thing.
I’m suspicious of anyone who pushes back on such a small change.
If it helps include and welcome more people, and doesn’t cause harm, then just do it.

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“We need to stop saying ‘blacklist’ and ‘whitelist’” and use ‘blocklist’ and ‘allowlist’ instead, because it insults Black people to use ‘black’ as a metaphor for ‘blocked’.
vice.com/en/article/v7dd3d/we-

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