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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 “some” 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 invidio.us/watch?v=k6nLfCbAzgo

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

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RT @bitprophet@twitter.activitypub.actor
OH: "Rad new vaporwave album cover, or 'just a photo of Sydney during the fires'?"

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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.

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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 ...

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After six days and 100 commits, imgz.org is finally complete!

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

The project is CANCELED!

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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?" 🎵

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"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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I think my favorite feature on my might be the nightlight over the keyboard

I've completely given up on headphones. Which is ironic because I feel like the rest of the world has doubled down on them. I'm pretty happy with my wires, both for running and desk work.

Well. I tried for a long time to stick with Firefox + Tridactyl, but I'm back to using Stupid webkit.

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