One thing that feels refreshing about Mastodon: I had forgotten what Twitter felt like before everyone had adopted this sort of detached, condescending, ironic persona. I never thought I’d be one to argue against irony or snark, but when you’re bombarded day in and day out by people dunking each other it can start to really affect your outlook.
The Bullshit Web
My home computer in 1998 had a 56K modem connected to our telephone line; we were allowed a maximum of thirty minutes of computer usage a day, because my parents — quite reasonably — did not want to have their telephone shut off for an evening at a time. I remember webpages loading slowly: ten […]
The computer should only be for education, high morals, and bettering our humanity, not for pornography, and not for exploiting women.
Can I get a hat wobble?
I liked reading this on lobster.rs: http://johannesbrodwall.com/2018/06/24/forget-about-clean-code-lets-embrace-compassionate-code/
I feel like endorsing my former boss for Proctology exam and colonoscopy on LinkedIn would not be out of place.
aaah using sql datatypes with shit precision for monetary values is so stupid. why would you do that
Whoa. For a second there, ai wasn't sure if I was gathering requirements from the sales group, or having a series of mini strokes. Such a fine line.
Really should have called it Masturdon.
Could FucksGivenasaService be the next big thing?! I'd buy some if I could be bothered!
A seminal 35 year old paper that the tech industry has completely failed to heed: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/0713/bb9d9b138e4e0a15406006de9b0cddf68e28.pdf #automation #doingitwrong
Just because we're bereaved, that doesn't make us SAPS!