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Hi federated social web, Iโ€™m Carey from ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ . Iโ€™m a mythical full stack web developer ๐Ÿฆ„ in Java on Windows and Linux.

In my spare time, I read, play Euro Truck Simulator and Skyrim, listen to not-quite-mainstream pop music, despair about the waste inherent in Bitcoin, and try to think of something to use for.

Iโ€™m no good at social media, and I donโ€™t expect Mastodon to change that.

Rust things I miss in C: https://people.gnome.org/~federico/blog/rust-things-i-miss-in-c.html

Nice post from one of the Gnome devs about how Rust has changed how he thinks about programming.

#programming #rust #c #gnome

Web designers need to know of this exchange between my parents:

Father: Ah - they've updated their web site!

Mother: Oh no.

Father: It looks good ...

Mother: Can you find the things we need?

... (long pause) ...

Father: No ...

Itโ€™s not AI vs people
Itโ€™s not Big Data vs people
Itโ€™s not robots vs people

Itโ€™s corporations vs people.

anticapitalist.party/media/0ID

FUN FACT: Uber lost about $5B last year. If fares were set high enough to just break even they would cost more than a traditional taxi. Every rideshare you take is subsidized by the finance industry in a ploy to profit off the destruction of unionized companies and public transit

Now reading โ€œContainers Will Not Fix Your Broken Cultureโ€ by Bridget Kromhout @bridgetkromhout@twitter.com in .

Today I taught my daughter to use Vegas Pro Edit from last yearโ€™s , to edit a story told with her and her brotherโ€™s toys into a single video. (Not quite .)

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Actually โ€™ new video for Get Out is pretty damn weird too, and the phone number in the video works and is a bit creepy

youtu.be/LHUKKrcXfJs

Wow, Paramore ain't playing with these music videos youtube.com/watch?v=cW5ueE2vUm

Wooooo new video for Rose-Coloured Boy youtu.be/cW5ueE2vUm0

Really weird new Paramore video

Super Bowl Sunday, the magic day where websites try to be #1 for the query "what time is the super bowl" without actually revealing the time in the snippet. lgbt.io/media/QDrk-x0f3BeRDDNv

Today I finally got a copy of The Chronicles of Morgaine, from a second hand bookshop, and learnt that itโ€™s connected to the Alliance-Union Universe. mastodon.social/media/P1SKCzL0

There are a whole lot of alarming indications that Elon Musk is trying to become Cave Johnson.

Today I learned that the square of the standard deviation (variance or second moment) is equivalent to rotational inertia.

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Hi federated social web, Iโ€™m Carey from ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ . Iโ€™m a mythical full stack web developer ๐Ÿฆ„ in Java on Windows and Linux.

In my spare time, I read, play Euro Truck Simulator and Skyrim, listen to not-quite-mainstream pop music, despair about the waste inherent in Bitcoin, and try to think of something to use for.

Iโ€™m no good at social media, and I donโ€™t expect Mastodon to change that.

Something the NYT obit doesn't mention: many of LeGuin's protagonists are people of colour, and she vigorously protested any attempts to whitewash them. Her work was more deeply indebted to Daoism than to the Christian ethos underlying fantasy classics like Narnia and LOTR. She spoke out against fascism. She accepted the multiplicity of truths while resisting authoritarian attempts to erode truth itself.