Everything about this thread is magical and worth reading
Things are getting bleak in Duolingo-land
SV doesn't see the need, because the mistakes that SV understands- broken code- can be fixed with software patches. Why do you need a social structure in the company that prevents errors, when you can just move fast, break things, & fix them?
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on the VERY SAME MONTH as the disciplinary process against this guy, his parents made a donation of £1 million to the college
It's easy to think "Other people wouldn't struggle with this so much" when you're self-taught and trying to learn on your own. The ghosts of non-existent people who learned programming and design in a day haunt you and make you feel inferior.
This has helped me to go easier on myself and recognize that what I'm doing is what most "geniuses" do: work hard, and persevere.
@sum_random My experience the last time I had to find a job via recruiters after age 40 was not very positive. I ended up getting my current gig through contacts. I consider this job the best I’ve ever had, so here’s hoping it persists.
@lynnesbian lynne, using a tin can on a string that is on fire as a phone: at least it's not an iphone
Oddly, this is my most popular tweet in a while. https://twitter.com/aardrian/status/1103775068231032834
People seem really interested in Unicode.
Chrome, Edge, Firefox.
@sungo This is the exact same power dynamic in a lot of "radical" spaces - unless you exactly fit the template they expect, you get cancelled.
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