RT @otikik@twitter.com

@hisham_hm@twitter.com I've got this song I sing in my mind when I need to remember. It goes:

🎡 Markdown links are
arrays of functions 🎡

For some reason I hear it sang by mariachis. And it is clearly part of a bigger song, that I never hear.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/otikik/status/1365

The trick I use to remember if square brackets or parentheses are used in URLs when writing a link in Markdown:

I always remember that the *correct* Markdown syntax *breaks* for Wikipedia URLs that end in parentheses, and it forces you to use % notation.

A neighbor is listening to some _really classy_ Brazilian music β€” classic samba with some prog-rock-level instrumental breaks. (I didn't call it "jazz-level" so you wouldn't confuse it with bossa nova β€” this is really high-energy music)

ever since Daft Punk's Epilogue video, this has been playing on a loop in my head for days:

If love is the answer, you're home
Hold on
If love is the answer, you're home
Hold on
If love is the answer, you're home
Hold on

That's me in a bar in San Telmo, Buenos Aires, so confident with my skills after a night of drunken Spanish that I made friends with folks from the next table over in French. It was so passable, they messaged me in French the next day! To this day I don't know how I pulled it off

RT @qikipedia@twitter.com

Alcohol really can make you better at speaking foreign languages. (Study: bit.ly/3jLFCkN).

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/qikipedia/status/1

the Teal compiler just warned me that I forgot two dead callbacks around after a refactor

A
1. Yours Is No Disgrace
2. Clap
3. Starship Trooper

B
1. I've Seen All Good People
2. A Venture
3. Perpetual Change

released 19 February 1971

It always makes my day when I get a PR in the pull-request-tutorial repo I created years ago!

If you never made a Github pull request and are scared to try for the first time in a "real project", feel free to use the repo I created for this tutorial:

hisham.hm/2016/01/01/how-to-ma

That moment when you're adding more advanced type inference to your language, and then the error messages start looking weird, and they "make total sense" when you have the inference algorithm in your head, but you have to stop and say "NO!" and go back to fix them.

I don't know what I was thinking when I wanted to learn some mathematics and web-searched for "free model"

(There has been an html5zombo.com/ for a long time β€” in fact, I opened the original because I wanted to give ruffle.rs/ a try because zombo.com is the first Flash website that came to my mind)

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I'm happy to share the news that zombo.com/ was ported away from Flash and continues to be operational

how to say you're a Xennial without saying you're a Xennial

(I miss Web 1.0 too, @dhh@twitter.com)

RT @dhh@twitter.com

Web 4.0 will be everyone discovering that actually Web 1.0 was amazing and bringing the bulk of it back. Less surveillance, less centralization, less complexity.

πŸ¦πŸ”—: twitter.com/dhh/status/1361306

It's hard to overstate how valuable it is to have recordings of academic conference talks freely available, accessible to folks in the developing world who would otherwise never have access to them. If you're organizing a conference, please make recording a high priority.

Tech podcast recommendations - go!

For reference, I like very much "On the Metal" by @bcantrill@twitter.com and @jessfraz@twitter.com so stuff on that style is especially welcome!

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