Anybody entering or currently in the computer software industry would seriously benefit from listening to probably my favourite podcast: Soft Skills Engineering. The non-technical skills of being an engineer often fall by the wayside, so Dave and Jamison tackle listener questions about them in a hilarious and genuinely insightful way. Check it out!

Since switching to Firefox from Chrome I've noticed significantly slower performance in Gmail, runs great for everywhere else. Seems a little suspect.

Tech support is a frustratingly mixed-bag of really rewarding experiences, and full on abuse from total strangers who don't understand that smartphones are just very pretty computers.

I'm in the process of migrating to more privacy-focused applications, does anybody have any advice on dealing with the fact that most people just don't care? Not much point in using Signal over Messenger if most of my circle aren't willing to do the same.

MFW waiting for a large sum of money to reappear from the black hole that is the transfer window between banks…

I just started using a password manager and I have absolutely no idea why it took me this long. Even putting security benefits aside, knowing I can jump ship from a browser without dealing with migration headaches is super liberating. *cough* :chrome: *cough*

Every Genius Bar Conversation #2 

Eclipse is one IDE that I just cannot abide. It lacks anything even resembling decent UX, and flies in the face of every other IDE/text editor workflow I've encountered.

Every Genius Bar Conversation 

Just had somebody return their day old Xs Max because dust was collecting at the edge of their screen protector. Are you KIDDING me?

That's one more assignment submission closer to graduation. 4 weeks left!🥳

If you haven't already check out @fediversecast, @kevinflo did well to make it sound like a show well beyond its debut episode👏

Toast is great, but nothing fills me with a childlike sense of wonder like a bowl of cereal

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