When hiring senior engineers, the company doesn't choose the candidate, the candidate chooses the company: hiringengineersbook.com/post/t

#data and #behavior are two distinct concepts in #Golang, not conflated into a single notion of “class”. – Rob Pike rakyll.org/typesystem/

LiteIDE is a Free, QT-based, pretty decent and lightweight IDE for the Go programming language.
sourceforge.net/projects/litei

I can't escape the feeling that LiteIDE would be more popular if only they hosted their project at a non-sourceforge website.

I also took a look at IntelliJ's commercial IDE called GoLand, but it's not exactly lightweight, and it's definitely not Free.

#golang #IDE #LiteIDE

lifehack: whenever public wifi asks you for your email, instead of giving it to them, do this ONE NEAT TRICK

look at the name of the company trying to collect it (it will never be the restaurant or cafe, always some soulless data brokering tech firm) and type in "sales" or "hello" @companyname.website

give them a taste of their own medicine!!

"What’s needed instead is a movement to reclaim technology: to prevent its capture by capital, and direct it towards creating social value. Of course, the tech giants are not going to cede this ground easily. This is why the demand of the future will not be to tame or reform Silicon Valley, but to abolish it."

'Abolish Silicon Valley'
tribunemag.co.uk/2019/01/aboli

Wanting a feature and needing a feature are two different things.

Best way to move instances on #Mastodon:

On your OLD account:

1. Export your follows, mutes and blocks: go to Settings, then Data Export, then download the CSV files (you do NOT need to request an archive to do this!)

2. Set your old account to redirect to the new one: go to Settings, then Edit Profile, then "Move To A Different Account" (at bottom of screen)

On your NEW account:

3. Upload your follows, mutes and blocks: go to Settings, then Import, then upload the CSV files

#MastoHints

Can't wait to fly to KY to see my brother for my birthday and install brakes, suspension, and exhaust into his autocross C5 Corvette.

GoDaddy is injecting tracking JavaScript code to websites hosted on its US data center without asking.

If you want it gone you (the site owner) need to opt-out manually from your hosting console: igorkromin.net/index.php/2019/

- Do you know a good GDPR consultant?
- Yes.
- Can you give me his e-mail address?
- No.

Reading "Modern Operating Systems" and "Structured Computer Organization" by Tanenbaum together for two different classes was a great idea. It's going to be a fun 16 weeks!

Getting a head start on my @SUNYEmpire@twitter.com Operating Systems class since they opened up the entire semester's worth of assignments.

adulting is banned
i'm making this decision unilaterally and no one can stop me
no more adulting
ice cream, cartoons, and stuffies for everyone

Been pushing patches to our wearable devices remotely without any catastrophic issues. Really nice feeling to see the system you've designed and implemented over the past 4 months work over and over without incident.

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So #Signal is supposed to be installed on a smartphone before you can use it on desktop? Unofficially, the desktop version is perfectly capable of creating new accounts. All you need is a number to receive an SMS or voice mail. Here is how.

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