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The fediverse has gotten to the point where I need a professional account, so are in order!

In the daytime I write , , , and sometimes -- all to help keep other companies' Web sites running.

On Fridays I work on and in sh and Ruby and Kotlin, and also lead our /#infosec group -- all to help keep running.

At night I write on .

keyid: 0x2846b014 .

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It's RustConf day!

Also my birthday, but mostly RustConf day!

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Oh no some of #gitlab's own dependencies have a 1 year gap in their commit history

The first I found is seed-fu.

Don't worry gitlab, the project is hosted on github, so you won't nuke your own dep. lol

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“I need to get access to Datadog.”

“No problemo. What data do you need, broseph?”

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Dependency injection is when I infect your type system with dependent types

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February 22nd, 1979: Ivor Durham forwards an email to the ARPANET msggroup about making the last login time private by default in CMU's email system, starting one of the first known arguments on the internet.
mercury.lcs.mit.edu/~jnc/tech/ !/ #InternetHistory

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Me: "Oh, documentation tool! I love that!"

Doc Tool: "Part of 'Meta Open Source'."

Me: "Meta Open Source?"

Doc Tool: "Yeah, Facebook."

Me: "No, thanks."

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“User Interface”? You mean clicking randomly on the ⁝ and ☰ and ⚙️ buttons trying to figure out what's in each one?

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"Due to licensing restrictions, this video is not available outside your country"

Ok I'm in it tho :flan_confused:

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I knew had directory history, but I'd never really used it beyond `cd -`. I just found out that if setup correctly, you can do `cd -<tab>` and it shows an interactive list of past directories that you can then choose from.

unix.stackexchange.com/a/15777

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:drake_dislike: Let's find a time to connect.

:drake_like: Let's play calendar battleship.

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The Fediverse will remain niche for the time being because its architecture implies inconvenience for the mainstream user. This might actually save us because this place isn't ready for mainstream exposure. We shouldn't mind. Niche is cool. Every home is a niche. They have their own advantages.

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me ticking the 'stay signed in box' on a website: nice, this'll keep me signed in
the website: haha you fucking dumbass

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girl, are you a git branch? because I'm checking... no wait, hold on, I gotta fetch from upstream first and... oh right i haven't added the remote... wait, i'll just...
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Bicycle! Bicycle! I want to ride my bike... :flan_headphones:

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I really cannot overstate the damage that we are inviting on ourselves by allowing brands to act like people in our social spaces

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What does a developer say to another Rust developer, after bumping into them at a conference?

"Long time no C!"

(thank you, thank you, I'm here all week!)

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