Cool tip that I didn't learn for years:

ctrl-r <start typing> will search through previous commands you've entered. Way faster than ⬆️ all day.

My humidifier looks like the sloth from Zootopia.

I trained a neural network on 1,228 types of cookies and apparently these are what cookies sound like to it.

@ashfurrow that’s one from here. Wifey says “better give it multiple pats. It was a good ‘aww!’”

Finally launched Faktory Pro, the commercial sibling of Faktory, my background job system for all programming languages.

If you want Sidekiq for Python, JS, PHP, Elixir, Rust or Go, this is your jam.

🏭 🏭 🏭

These barriers are SO HAPPY to have you walk past them

@parasurv Me too! Here's who I've found:

@nervous_jessica if you like pictures of crazy mushrooms

@sylvia_ritter cool art

@jdormit has a solid boost game

Less themed but still good:


I scratched our newly refinished floors like an idiot, but–and this sounds insane–my wife fixed them by rubbing them with walnuts.

Periodic reminder that has a Code of Conduct which we take seriously; all our users are expected to adhere to it, locally and across the fediverse.

Read it here:

Send clarifying questions to @ashfurrow.

Send violations to our mods using the "report" button.

Ladies, if he:

- never responds to your texts
- is always on the web
- is dynamic, weakly typed, and prototype-based

He's not your man, he's JavaScript.

In your application, each dependency has a maintainer. Each maintainer has a direct path into your application.

If you have five dependencies, you trust five maintainers. If you have 1000 dependencies, you trust 1000 maintainers. Which is more likely to burn you?

I have a invite. Are there any budding folks here that would like it?

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