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I'm not a full-stack developer,
I'm a... Holistic Engineer.

(Yes, I've been watching too much )

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I wanted to keep politics quarantined to Twitter and leave Mastodon for dev chat, but that's not the demographic here, so eh. Everything is political.

10 years and Outlook is still absolute garbage. Probably the worst corporate-forced thing in my entire life.

Please #StopUsingMedium. It’s really annoying and makes me not read your content, no matter how good it is. Not specific for this author. This a general statement.

"One of the most important and fascinating of all computer languages is LISP... Subsequently, LISP has enjoyed great popularity with workers in Artificial Intelligence. " -- From "GΓΆdel, Escher, Bach" (1979) by Douglas R. Hofstadter.

"I got hired at the Artificial Intelligence Lab not by JonL, but by Russ Noftsker, which was most ironic considering what was to come β€” he must have really regretted that day." -- Richard Stallman (gnu.org/gnu/rms-lisp.html)

People afraid of negative numbers will stop at nothing to avoid them.

this toot brought to you by being in a weird museum thing probably sponsored by the fossil fuel industry, e.g.

Remember when the unofficial wiki was the best source of config information online? And then the dude maintaining it lost the drive and there were no backups.... now the wiki has supplanted it...

What bothers me about this is, the history has been lost. Everyone just thinks Arch is where all the power users have always been. It feels like revisionist history; It's not bad, it just feels untrue.

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