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Does git history actually have to be perfect? Because I've spent an hour fighting over a one line change and I can't feel anything anymore

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~ At the end of a religious ceremony ~

The priest, gesturing beatifically and chanting, 🎶 This site uses cookies 🎶

The congregation replies, 🎶 I accept 🎶

No one remembers what this means or why we say it

Software engineering is going to be the death of me. I really like what I do but fucking hell is it hard sometimes

I just spent 4 hours over two days debugging several thousand lines of logs to find a off by one typo. The compiler giveth and the the compiler taketh away

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Render onto Caesar the texture map that is Caesar's

I have run 38.7 miles today, burning somewhere around 8k calories. I would wholeheartedly recommend the experience to basically anyone

Just manually implemented Deserialize on an enum and now am realizing I could just derive it :(

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Congratulating Twitch on going open source.


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What if Facebook stayed down long enough for people to realize how much better their lives are without it, wouldn't that be something

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Realization: NFTs are the fabric softener of money laundering.

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Just once I'd like a story that is straight forward to implement. Or that the simple solution is the right one.

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I love retrocomputing because it is a reminder not to take computing technology for granted. Early computers where inspiring, exciting, and often left us awestruck. We treat them like appliances now.


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Papa Roach opening a place in the Carribbean: The Last Resort

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I must not cringe.
Cringe is the mind-killer.
Cringe is the little-death that brings total cancellation.
I will face my cringe.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past, I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the cringe has gone there . Only based will remain.

Why is it all integration tests are flaky always? Like I don't think I've worked on any projects of any size that have had reliable integration tests

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Giving kids Chromebooks in schools is like serving them candy for lunch. It’s something you’d do if you were either clueless or hated their guts.

What I’m trying to say is stop normalising surveillance in schools, you absolute muppets.

Pretty seriously considering signing up for an ultra marathon in a little over a month. How much am I going to regret this?

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