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I like not having to pay attention and make sure my code is formatted correctly before submitting a patch. Just run a tool and its good to go.

That way, all code is formatted consistently. Which more important than it being formatted the way you want it to be.

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I used to think like this - and have many opinions on how to format code.

But nowadays, since I work with 10s of other engineers and on FOSS, the more consistent code is and the more work can be automated away the better.

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RT @p01arst0rm@twitter.com

another hot take: FUCK linters. they encourage people to not pay attention to the way their formatting code and then their whole project ends up being a pile of crap only understandable by 10x engineers

🐦🔗: twitter.com/p01arst0rm/status/

Mostly these are all down to not having enough time to play games amongst doing all the other hobbies and life things that are more important to me than playing games.

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I just used the phrase 'loving games from afar'.

I love Borderlands, but havent played it in a long time, and never finished Pre-Sequel.
I love The Witcher, but have only played Witcher 1 and read some of the books.
I love Dishonoured! Which I own! But never played.

Samathy is doing ANOTHER talk later this year.

RT @dddeastmidlands@twitter.com

Magical Code Fairy @Samathy_Barratt@twitter.com will be sharing their talk "This is a talk about Nothing" at @dddeastmidlands@twitter.com in October.

Find out more about Samathy & our other speakers here: dddeastmidlands.com/speakers/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/dddeastmidlands/st

I.e it feels like its requiring more effort to achieve the same target.

But 🤷‍♀️ I've been to the gym less recently, so I might just have lost a little strength from not going so often.

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I might be dreaming - but exercise in the gym has been getting tougher since I started HRT.

I wasn't expecting it to have an effect so soon.

Finished watching the film Valkyrie over lunch today.

Its historically reasonably accurate - but seeing Germans being played by both American and English actors in English making no effort to even do an accent is..... Weird.

This talk seemed to go down pretty well!
I think I'd like to give it again elsewhere.
Suggestions on good conferences/meetups to talk about caching algorithms welcome 😊 📣

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Slides from today's talk @technottingham@twitter.com - happy to share copies of any papers cited in the notes or other papers in the field.

docs.google.com/presentation/d

.@technottingham@twitter.com, proprietors of fine tech talks and foxgloves. 🌿 🌸

FREE PLANTS

This is clearly taking over from my 'I want an analog synthesizer' phase.

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I just discovered 'Ambiant guitar' and now want to buy a bunch of expensive pedals.

I hope im not the only person to imagine how they'd exist in their favorite fantasy worlds.

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So Samathy isn't a jewel thief - but she is certainly an augmented freighter captain known for running blockaids to provide food, water and evacuation to the oppressed.

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RT @rhysymmetra@twitter.com

cant stop thinking abt the general rule of trans names being that trans men take the names of drowned victorian boys, trans woman take the names of cyberpunk jewel thieves, and nonbinary people choose their favourite 3 letters and make it their name

🐦🔗: twitter.com/rhysymmetra/status

I'm really excited to go from stores-have-them-if-youre-very-lucky size 9 to an actually possible to find size, like even an 8 would be much easier.

RT @OhMiaGod@twitter.com

Reminder for trans friends: HRT can change your shoe size over time.

I was a 9 pre-HRT and now I’m a 7.5.

Don’t do what I did and keep buying shoes that are too big because you didn’t notice they’d changed that much 👀

🐦🔗: twitter.com/OhMiaGod/status/11

Ran through my talk again tonight - feeling pretty good about it!

Slides are nice, got my algorithms fresh in my brain, it's gonna go well 😊

RT @technottingham@twitter.com

is this Monday! Caching and Documenting - talks from @Samathy_Barratt@twitter.com & @katemonkey@twitter.com

We'll see you then - 18:30 at
@Antenna_UK@twitter.com!

technottingham.com/events/tech

🐦🔗: twitter.com/technottingham/sta

I almost used this is my talk slides for tomorrow night - but figured although it's funny, it's got nothing to do with caching algorithms 😔

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