Asking this for a friend, how to become a vaxhole? Where's the queue?

Fun ensues when developers are hell-bent on using abbreviations in function signatures and variables.

Would you say this function compares two rather large rodents and returns whether they are equal in size?

Public service announcement: stop wasting your time on computer science.

How developers discuss about requirements with clients? It's a game of mouse and turtle.

After two hours of intensive typing, I should like to say the Keychron K8 is very much my type of keyboard.

Previously, I've typed with standard red switches so switching to browns is a refreshing change.

Fun GitHub Actions feature:

If your repository has a secret with a value "test" and your step names include the same word, there will be hilarious attempts to censor this word in build logs.

Zero ***s given!

Decided I need to hang something on my walls. What choices do the nerds have?

2021 begins with pseudo-viking-LARP taking place in the Capitol building.

At least it's not Sons of Jacob marching in to establish the Republic of Gilead... yet.

If eSports and CS: GO is your thing, my employer is orchestrating a tournament with Tampere University this weekend. The channel goes live tonight at 6:00 PM (EET).

Watch on Twitch:

The scheduled duration of a 'quick' meeting with 4 attendees: 30 minutes

Actual duration cost of the meeting: 2 x duration x the number of participants = 4 hours.

Make a note of this when you have to book a meeting next time.

Some years ago, I studied game design and development and thought of becoming a game developer. Spending time in gaming communities and the whole mess of GamerGate led me to abandon that path completely. Not interested in catering to these cunts.

Finland's Social Insurance Institution is hiring a Java developer. The person in the picture is probably their vision of a programmer: working in a meeting room looking focused or depressed and... using a notebook under the mouse.

I think this describes the position very accurately.

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