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I spend 20% of my time planning like I'm manic and 80% of my time being very anxious about what I'm not doing AT THIS SECOND.

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when I say nothing and contribute nothing for an entire Zoom meeting, but say "thanks everyone" before logging off

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> France and the UK have reportedly chosen to stick to centralized data collection, but their apps may not work properly on smartphones, and the UK has created a contingency plan to switch to Apple and Google’s system.

is international policy really being set on the basis of whether you can get a mobile build out? lord

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today on unnecessary flexes: upscaling and repurposing one of my web servers as a terraria server

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clone git repo, run script cloning more git repos, run script to run scripts from each repo to install prereqs, all using different conventions, fiddle with environment variables, don't stop/fail on errors, use python2/python3/c++/golang/nodejs and 3 different databases.

I'm going to kill whoever designed this and commit their corpse to the git repo, as an example to others.

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youtube may be down but invidio.us still works

just throwing that out there

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every person whose job it is to eat food and make stupid videos about the new goulash restaurant started by a guy whose dad made drones: God I Cant Wait For Quarantine To Be Over, Work Is My True Passion
me, never worked a job that wasnt a terrible retail job: Being Home Rocks

A conversation with my 14 year old daughter 

Her: What did you do today?
Me: I'm building a data center of teeny tiny computers!
Her: Ooh! What kind of data will you be storing in your data house?
Me: 🀣🀣

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Only thinkpad users knows where the clit is

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hello i spent the last twelve days doing absolutely nothing but making this video game, so please play it thank you. it's about my cat and also our other cats eevee.itch.io/anise-wheres-twi

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some days it feels like I'm the only person who remembers Ed Snowden

"don't nationalize this big tech company!!! imagine if the government had access to this data!!!"

God Can You Imagine A Dystopia Where The Government Had Easy Backdoor Access To All Our Communications, What A Wild Hypothetical

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