Summarized Email Exchange:
QA: What special characters should it display? I've already checked the usual punctuation.
PM: If we can get French accent marks that would be good.
ME: We built the system to be Unicode from end to end. It should be able to display L͌ͮ̑͑ͥ͊̂͏͚͚̩̖̦̣ͅo̷̳͉̣̻̥̟̦̘̓̈̌̔ř̬͔̰̭̱̳̪͓́ḑ̛̱̜̹͊ͪ̿̎͋͂̚͜ ͕̼ͣ̇͌ͣ̊̂ͨͥ͝C̢̘̱͉̻͇̟͋̒͂͟ͅͅt͚̜̙̗͇̱̊̒ͮ̇͛̚͞h͍̳̠͖̹̥̪͆ͬͣ̓ͭú̥͔̺͖̱͇̺̔͐̆̈́͝l̟̥̻̽̓ͮ͋̊̍̃͐͋͟h̶̥͎ͭ̍ͥ͊͒ͦu̷̧̖̭̱͛̏ͦͅ's name.
Go Steve! Its your birthday! Go Steve! Its your birthday! https://youtu.be/Vhh_GeBPOhs
Interesting office conversation today, "Slow and Correct code is better than Fast and Wrong code." Our Junior dev's mind was blown by the idea that Fast and Wrong could be better if its 'good enough'.
The best real world example I know of for this is the Fast Inverse Square Root: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_inverse_square_root
My employer has us attend a seminar on LinkedIn and personal branding. I don't want to a triggered snowflake, but the whole thing made me feel like crap. Like somehow I'm a lessor person for not always trying to convince people I'm great.
I've worked hard to reduce the behavior of seeking approval (both online and offline) because all it ever did was aggravate my depression.
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Carbon is a slut. It bonds with everything.
How do I know if I'm picking the right solution for a problem or if i'm just using my Golden Hammer (https://sourcemaking.com/antipatterns/golden-hammer)?
Is it enough to say that I've considered some other approaches and none of them are better?
I've been going around in circles on the #ibm website trying to find the information I need. Its so bad that I had to resort to making a telephone call. I spoke to three different people all of whom were confused by the request for a developer license for a product.
Every few minutes the website pops up asking how likely I am to recommend IBM, (0 not likely at all). Then it keeps asking "How can we improve your experience?" Improving the site content and having knowledgeable staff would be a good start.
Good Riddance Micheal Bay. It looks like they are actually paying attention to the source material for Bumble Bee.
Notice in the Trailer at 1:29 the jets on Cyberton have the Tetrajet shape like in the attached picture.
I really hate this pattern:
Someone: I'm trying to achieve X by doing Y but this doesn't work.
Me: That's because it doesn't work that way. You need to do Z because detailed explanation A.
Someone: I think you are wrong.
One week later, in a project log:
Someone: I tried to achieve X by doing Y, but turns out that you really have to do Z because completely wrong explanation B. I figured that out trough a week of trial and error.
Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion man.
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