@saramg @preinheimer no you don't understand we're trying to offload our yak to you, not make a bigger one to keep

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I'm a big fan of Framework laptops, trying to tackle a problem like e-waste before it gets out of control (*coughs* Apple Fan Boys *coughs*). Reading a blog on just how much further they are going with recycled materials in the construction of laptop just makes it even more sweeter.


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It's only an algorithm if it comes from the algorithm region of France, otherwise it's just sparkling conditionals.

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Strong language and opinions about bikes 

@athairbirb @bgcarlisle NO THANK YOU PLEASE

Strong language and opinions about bikes 

@bgcarlisle *freewheel clicking intensifies*

@chucker is there a name for the genre of troubleshooting that hurts your soul when you figure it out

when you spend an hour shaving a huge yak and it turns out your libmongodb version was fine and you just had a typo in your query 🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡

@vapaad 100%, I desperately want to go ride my bike in Italy thanks to Strade/Giro coverage 🤣

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Today marks the 10th anniversary of my first commit to ramsey/uuid. Thanks to everyone who has contributed and used my library over the past decade. You're the ones who have made it special. 🙏💜💜💜


today in things-i-get-to-fix-immediately-after-golive: causal consistency!

there are a lot of reasons i watch bike racing and this is like 70% of them

Wild finish today, I don't know about that line deviation from Charlotte Kool 😬😬

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Both watchmakers and bridge builders are engineers, but their challenges and techniques are very different, unique to their trade.

Software engineers build bridges out of watches.

Gun violence and politics 

@grmpyprogrammer 'Wild Shore' by Kim Stanley Robinson is a whole novel based on that idea, it was not a comfortable read

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"The Ethics Board says we can't abduct Humans for the Galactic Zoo."
"Told you."
"So we asked for volunteers."
"Human volunteers?"
"You asked the most curious, reckless, and inventive species we've ever found for volunteers?"
"We got lots!"
"What's your security budget?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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I think our bodies should just store excess heat in summer to keep us warmer in the winter

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@normandc @mastobikes checkout cycle.travel

It's based on Open Street Map with cool traffic data stuff on top

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Honestly, you don't want my opinions here.
My opinions here would get me fired.
I'm out of charity for the rhetoric that has led us here.
I've lost all belief in all parties doing their best for what they believe is right.
It's all I can do to not explode with rage in every corner of my life.

So don't. Don't ask me to discuss it. There's not any amount of self-care that will make this "okay". This is not okay. I am not okay.

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