My parents gave me an awesome and unique name, but not everyone is that lucky. Legal name changes are hard, especially for kids, and maybe we should allow them to try out their new identity first?
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RT @PaulCliffcouk
I have a student who is refusing to acknowledge and be acknowledged by her legal name. She is insisting that everyone use a name she's just made up. I believe words matters, so I'm refusing to indulge - I imagine it'll…
twitter.com/PaulCliffcouk/stat

When software project managers ask me to put estimates on my tasks.

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I just noticed "foreach" on npm is controlled by a single maintainer.

I also noticed they let their personal email domain expire, so I bought it before someone else did.

I now control "foreach" on NPM, and the 36826 projects that depend on it.

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TFW you listen to an old podcast episode where @jamesthomson mentions the death of a friend, and you go "I know who this is, and I miss him, too!"

If I were to Twitter-shame every store with bad or no cycle parking around here, I'd be extremely busy.
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RT @CyclingInASkirt
The only parking at this @LidlGB .

Pathetic.
twitter.com/CyclingInASkirt/st

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Mehr Demokratie @volksentscheid@twitter.com warnt, „dass die politische Vielfalt im EU-Parlament nicht mehr abgebildet wird“. mehr-demokratie.de/presse/einz
In dieser Grafik die Konsequenzen. (2/3)

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Finally found out why Ctrl+F1 and Ctrl+F3 had stopped working in all my Windows IDEs. The @ParsecTeam app was registering those for global hotkeys. Those are not for you to steal!

Fun fact: The next page starts with a picture of the New York skyline that dates it even more.

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Yesteryear's Science Fiction has already been overtaken by recent events.

Wordle 306 2/6

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Here's a problem with sharing Wordle results: If you know my regular starting word, that gives you my first guess for free.

I see that NFT gaming is going great.
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RT @FoldableHuman
The Axie Infinity devs’ mentions are full of digital landlords pissed that their “scholars” (Filipino employees being paid in game scrip) are all quitting the game and no-showing their weekly quotas.
twitter.com/FoldableHuman/stat

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296 3/6

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Biscuits and Cigarettes.
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RT @SoVeryBritish
Replace one word of a film title with “biscuits”
twitter.com/SoVeryBritish/stat

At my bus stop, someone re-enacted Easter traffic with candy cars (bilar).

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