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My hobby: Feeding arstechnica.com/?p=1679883 to my Linguistics researcher husband and listening to him rail against computational linguists who reinvent every wheel, peer review that isn't, and a list of references that includes Wiktionary and an undergrad textbook 🀣

I've been wanting to do this route for a good couple of years and it did not disappoint πŸ˜πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡―πŸŒ„

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This is your Tuesday reminder that Ctrl+R in brings up your command history search and it is amazing.

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@ellotheth rarely is success so β…°. significant β…±. obvious and β…². quantifiable πŸ‘

Me: *not listening to security training playing in the background*
Training: "...including the billion laughs attack..."
Me: ...what?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billion_

*she says, continuing to finish off the fourth cup of coffee*

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Someday I will internalize the lesson that the fourth cup of coffee is always a mistake.

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Rare photo of mother wrench feeding her hatchlings in the wild. Breathtaking

GAAA I missed the doorbell on a package delivery so now I get to pay another $10 and wait another two days to get the freaking package and if Norway could freaking figure out its freaking postal system that would be GREAT.

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Web Design Industry: "Don't use tables for page layouts. You should use divs and CSS table selectors instead"

Me: *Spends two days straight trying to get divs in a table layout to line up properly without doing stupid shit like wrapping to the next line or getting the width of the container divs to behave properly*

Me: "Fuck it I'm using tables"

Me: *Has page layouts working as intended in 20 minutes*

Β―\_(ツ)_/Β―

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