Marcus K. boosted

It has been a long and difficult road, but it's immensely satisfying to see this first step. Lots more work to do now! 💚

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Should I be concerned my butcher is on a vegan diet?

Ok kids new fancy toy uses bluetooth. It really is the best lesson for learning tech.

This hour long setup: searching for help, downloading updates; this is pretty much it everyday.

After several previous attempts to switch to DuckDuckGo , Google finally helps me out by cluttering up their result page.

Embrace the duck! duckduckgo.com/

Amazon is letting it's trust be eroded away by cheap products. I just discussed with my wife that it's probably just easier to buy from Target then try to confirm who's selling what on Amazon.

I'm amazed how many delicate snowflakes there are that need that perfect working environment, no digital distractions, proper lighting, access to nature for walks, maybe an aromatherpy diffuser to get in the perfect writing mood; so they can write blog posts about working conditions and productivity.

Can we get some reality, how about a post on how to ship code and get your kids off to school at the same time without losing your shit?

And yes, I know this was included git 2.23 but some times it takes awhile for features to show up. Even longer to remember to use it.

Today I was the first I noticed the help prompt change in `git status`

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Whoa, who changed my git !?

> use "git restore <file>..." to discard changes in working directory

Thank you and good-bye `git checkout --` you were confusing af

David Tran, founder of Huy Fong Sriracha, replied to the suggestion of making his sauce sweeter to appeal to more people:

"Hot sauce must be hot. If you don't like it hot, use less. We don't make mayonnaise here."

Like taxes and other fees, there are always unintended consequences, referred to in economics as the Cobra Effect after this story: fee.org/articles/the-cobra-eff

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I propose that airline baggage fees cause more harm than the revenue they generate. Due to fees people have more carry-ons, causing delays in security, and loading planes. Additionally, planes are designed to carry checked luggage and often the storage space is overloaded requiring extra work for all to check bags at gate.

I've accepted tabs as better. I blame the kids these days and their love of two space indenting.

C'mon, two spaces !? Why even bother indenting with two spaces.

See previous toots about font-sizes to see why two space indenting is a bad idea.

Happy Birthday! 🎉
Your new minimum font-size is 18px.

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Dear Google, you know and control so much about my digital life. Use the power for good. For example, you know I'm over 40, you can subtly increase the font size everywhere and I won't have to feel old having to change and zoom all the time. Thanks, -Old Guy

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
- George Bernard Shaw

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