You know how in games you get environmental storytelling? Like a "Happy new year 1958" sign in a Bioshock game, so you deduce something bad happened that day?

Today in Spain I saw several shops still decorated with Easter bunnies. In July.

OH: You do know that the next super-popular Python formatter will be called `orange`, right? Because orange is the new black.

From FiveThirtyEight: "Some people die from COVID-19. That’s maybe the last absolute statement we can make here. But β€œsome” is not a number and you can’t math with it."

Just got around to watching the latest Numberphile. So cool watching them build an infection model

Rather than seeing himself as human because he could make economic calculations, the hunter insisted that being truly human meant refusing to make such calculations, refusing to measure or remember who had given what to whom, for the precise reason that doing so would inevitably create a world where we began "comparing power with power, measuring, calculating" and reducing each other to slaves or dogs through debt.

Anyone remember _why? ... I'm curious how he just up and burned his online identity down.

Strangest part of being self-isolated is that as a fully-distributed employee not much has changed in my usual life flow

OH: "Rad new vaporwave album cover, or 'just a photo of Sydney during the fires'?"

If you suffered in life and want other people to suffer as you did because "you turned out fine", you did not in fact turn out fine.

I got 99 problems

and almost all of them are caused by greedy (mostly pale, male) management people who fuck around with spreadsheets to save 50 cents at somebody else's expense.

Everything is an interface. Language. Design. Music. Light. That means that as software engineers we should at least care as much about interface as implementation, perhaps we should about interface more ...

After six days and 100 commits, is finally complete!

Also, I have realized that nobody will pay to share maymays, however dank they might be.

The project is CANCELED!

Just a friendly reminder:

We are closer to the Y2038 bug than the Y2K bug.

Anyone have advice for dipping my toe in D&D? I'd love to find a way to do some lightweight gaming with two, but if we need to find a group I could.

🎡 "For billions of year, since the outset of time, every single one of your ancestors survived. Every single person on your mom and dad's side successfully looked after and passed on to you life. What are the chance of that like?" 🎡

I wonder if there is a name like "chaos surfer", but less cheesy, for someone who basically creates disorder and rides the wave of it to achieve their own goals (or even just for fun)?

"I understand this is a very difficult decision. I'm not sure if its right or wrong. From the perspective of Human Rights its probably right, but from the perspective of investment its difficult considering China's growth prospects."

Actual verbatim unedited quote from Hacker News

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