Fictional violence mention; Strong language
Police officer: *Takes a long drag on a cigarette* I'm gonna ask you one more time and be nice about it. After this I get nasty. You're gonna tell me how to get—*he strikes the handcuffed person in silhouette*—how to get to Sesame Street
Grover: *Spits blood, and now he has a very deep voice* Fuck you copper
Police: "W" stands for "the wrong answer"
first impression of sourcehut ("sr.ht"):
- 12MB repo took 30 seconds to push each branch
- couldn't actually figure out how to see the second branch except as a log or tree (hidden under "refs")
- the ux is, well, to be gentle, about on par with "ux designed by a coder"... basically works but lots of little annoyances like commit messages that horizontally scroll instead of wrap
i think it's just not ready yet.
but the 30 second 12MB push is really alarming. suggests they're in way over their head :(
Context: all our engineers are getting together next week, Tuesday+Wednesday+Thursday, for onsite events.
Situation: We want to resurrect an old tradition, "Future Fridays."
Problem: The onsite ends Thursday, so "Future Friday" becomes "Future Thursday", which is not as good a name. It needs alliteration.
Solution: Change it to "Future Fursday" 🐾
I'm not even kidding, what is this company, it's so good 💜
i think phrases like "beg the question", where none of the words really has the same meaning as modern english, should be retired
Milky Way galaxy is warped and twisted, not flat
Gerry, a new font based on US voting district shapes
(only) 5 letters require using two districts to build the letter
Ohio, Illinois and California all feature 4 times in the fonts
"No Rights Reserved", so like CC-0?
what the actual fuck
why is one of the first results for "python list comprehensions" this
every code example is replaced with a picture of this guy's face
Medieval guy #1: okay so what do turtles look like
Medieval guy #2: well they live in the water
Medieval guy #1: so they're fish?
Medieval guy #2: yea. also they bite you. And they have legs
Medieval guy #1: haha weird. What else
Medieval guy #2: they have a shell
Medieval guy #1: like a snail shell?
Medieval guy #2: idk it's some sort of shell. And they can pull their head inside the shell.
Medieval guy #1: ok I think I got it. How's this look
Medieval guy #2: perfect
David: “One thing I learned from decades as an ultra-high-performance C engineer is that you can't sell systems based on performance. Customers will always choose a system based on features — no matter what they say when interviewed — and once they find features they like they will generally stay with the first solution they chose. For performance to be relevant it has to be transformative, i.e. a feature.”
A wizard appears. He looks grumpy.
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