I would sooner travel Oregon Trail-style across the continent for a year and drop a box of gold doubloons on someone's doorstep than pay for something with FacebookBucks.

Are there any books as good as Practical Vim is for ?

What do you do when you want to use Mastodon and there are so many people who only use Twitter? Mirror posts to both, I guess? We are slaves to the social media choices of others.

Going to talk to my doctor about ADHD this week. Only about... 30 years late? Don't try to beat me at procrastination, you have no chance.

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"Give a man a program, frustrate him for a day.

Teach a man to program, frustrate him for a lifetime.”

-- Muhammad Waseem

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Can anyone here send me a lobste.rs invite? mailto: brian@carper.ca

I've been waiting months for this pendant to arrive. Anyone recognize it?

I broke 100k ad blocks on one page! Next stop, one million.

xkcd.com/2135/ I tried to comprehend the size of this and my brain liquified.

I was reminded recently that practice requires purposeful concentration and effort. Undirected, random, distracted practice doesn't work. I feel like I've started making much better progress with guitar once I adjusted my mindstate and started focusing better.

Happy International Women's Day, ladies. Fight on ♀

Is there any joy greater than getting a new mechanical keyboard in the mail?

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." (Feynman)

I need a cross-browser mobile-friendly bookmark manager. Like Pocket but preferably I can host it myself. Does it exist?

Clojure was my "main language" and now that I've moved away from it, I feel like a refuge adrift, looking for a new home.

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Any #Godot developers on here? Or #gamedev people? If so I'd like to know and possibly come do this Godot Wild Jam so we can get some Godot hype on Mastodon, definitely in that open source spirit!

itch.io/jam/godot-wild-jam-4

#gamedevelopment #godotengine #opensource #gamejam

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love that linux blogs are now telling you up front if some cool new app is electron so i don't waste my fucking time

omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/12/raven-

I don't use Tumblr and think most of it is weird and scary, but corporate overlords buying a platform and declaring it suddenly censored so they can appease their advertisers is the kind of dystopian nightmare-fuel that makes me appreciate federated alternatives.

It took me over an hour to do the first day of in Rust. I feel like a toddler again. I'm OK with that though. 🦀

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