BTW, I can't think of a single other profession where members are so protective of criminals in their ranks. Like, could you imagine teachers closing ranks to protect another teacher who beat a kid?

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Pride month is coming up. Gay liberation was kickstarted by the Stonewall riots. I have a feeling this will affect what I was going to tweet for June.

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If you don't want riots, maybe stop propping up a system that beats people down until violence is the only thing left for them to try.

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An NFL player protested silently and peacefully and they blackballed him from the playing field.

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The status quo prefers silent, peaceful protest because it's easier for them to ignore. Shame on those who only speak up to condemn the destruction of property.

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98.css – design system for building faithful recreations of Windows 98 UIs

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Found out that an essay I wrote freshman year in college was cited in a published research paper in 2018. The Internet is wonderful.

And the sheer panic that it can generate is something I've never experienced. Imagine shooting at a head crab, then running out of ammo... it jumps at you and you duck to the side. There's now a head crab behind you, but you've dropped your last clip on the ground when you tried to reload...

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It's actually not revolutionary in any particular way that I can see. But it definitely is the most polished VR game to date.

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Half-Life: Alyx is nuts. Played for about 2 hours so far.

People who don't use `git add -p`, 1) have you tried it, and 2) if you have, what do you use instead?

Not sure what's going to Quora. Half the default home feed is ads, and the real content seems noticeably lower quality than the stuff it initially was famous for.

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Needed to create a Quora account for the first time (ugh, work research) and they do the stupid "You must choose 10 topics you are interested in to continue."

"every programming language is bad and my favorite one is the one where I'm most familiar with the ways it is bad" twitter.com/brianloveswords/st

Thinking I should make one of those 2D quadrant plots of concurrency model VS concurrency implementation to show that they're orthogonal...

Re: $400 Wacom One tablet. Wacom is getting their lunch eaten by Huion & co. on one side and iPad Pro on the other. Wouldn't want to be their CEO explaining on earnings call why profit margins are taking a nosedive.

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