good morning, instead of a weird image, today you get a song: https://open.spotify.com/track/5vRmAKxjZfiGhTwWUijSAV?si=5vTf1R3aQSiky9Lrb_fAxg
good morning, I recorded a song about capitalism https://soundcloud.com/ash-furrow/capital
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good morning, Canada got a new food guide and it includes hydration, so make sure you're hydrated!
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it also includes tips like "cook more often", mindful eating, and awareness of food advertising
I feel like that's a cool step forward. It'd be more cool of ol' JT would just reform food advertising.
oh, but for market forces!
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here is your government-mandated recipe for healthy kraft dinner: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/canada-food-guide/tips-healthy-eating/meal-planning-cooking-healthy-choices/recipes/mac-cheese-with-veggie-twist.html
god damn nanny state, at it again!
good morning, some nice direct action in my apartment stairwell #praxis
good morning #wednesdaywisdom
@ashfurrow I would frame that one.
@ashfurrow good current time of day! this is an Goode Thread
@ashfurrow they speak the truth!
@ashfurrow this _almost_ certainly one of the best ways to get an edge in Fortnite 😉
@ashfurrow Well, you can find shrink-wrapped bread in the few places in Europe where they sell pre-sliced bread. And it's usually pretty bad bread.
@deshipu interesting! It's fairly common here, even among nice breads!
@ashfurrow double-wrapping helps protect against potential punctures in the outer bag letting air in and spoiling the bread. Also, the inner wrap is slightly more structurally hard which aids in squish-protection. That’s my guess.
@Archimage makes sense! I never saw it in Canada or The Netherlands.
@ashfurrow It's to introduce another step between you and toast.
Credit - Mitch Hedberg
@ashfurrow I have never seen bread come any other way and I also have no fuckin clue why it's done
Maybe it's because people like food to be SUPER DUPER SEALED here
Not totally sure tho
@ashfurrow fear of bugs? *we are weevils and we are here for the grain product*
@ashfurrow It keeps all those delicious alpha and beta particles in the loaf until you unwrap it. ☢️
I've always wondered this myself. And it's always the good stuff. Maybe it's cause we're all fat and they're trying to slow is down by wrapping it twice. :P
@Montesboogie apparently it exists in other countries, but usually on not-fresh breads.
Also, thank you for mastodon.technology here's some monkey love for ya' 🙊❤️
@ashfurrow I can't cope with that.
A restful, happy face. A face of contentment knowing you did a good job. A good job murdering that family. Off to sleepy time, sleepy head.
Now I want to rent that truck and park it in front of my enemy's houses in the morning
@Sturmflut now THIS is certainly a mood, aye!
Farscape also had the highest Muppet quotient of any on air sf show. Clearly the choice of the connoisseur.
@ashfurrow What's that?
@gudenau what’s what? The mueller report, or normies?
@ashfurrow The Mueller report.
@ashfurrow In the first one, you can overload visit() all three times and polymorphism will work fine.
Most of the time, the only problem with Java is uneducated kids and consultants using it badly.
@mdhughes I have a difficult time judging people for not yet having internalized such a bizarre thing as a “programming language.”
@ashfurrow The problem is a kid's learned one hammer so that's all they apply to every problem. And the industry hires young inexperienced kids because they're cheap. And then none of our software works worth a shit.
Consultants are worse, because they should know better, but don't bother.
@mdhughes it makes me feel weird to see you call junior developers “kids” – and in any case, it was just a meme. I haven’t even written Java in nine years.
@ashfurrow I do call everyone under 30 "kids". It's very hard to distinguish them from this far side of the event horizon.
I mostly quit Java in 2008, but still maintain a few tools and it keeps those circuits active in my memory.
@ashfurrow The language is simple enough. The ecosystem and API ("standard library") are pure insanity.
Every so often a new solution comes along that has everyone jump on a bandwagon and sing hallelujah! But it hides the fact that at its base language design level, java makes O.O.P. really, really hard and cumbersome.
@aeveltstra that's an interesting perspective. If I may ask, isn't that the goal of the JVM as a compile target? So that languages like Scala and Clojure can take advantage of Java's popularity without having to use the actual syntax?
(Not that Scala isn't a difficult language, too!)
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