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"To prove you aren't a robot, perform this tedious repetitive task without questioning or complaining."

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How to bluff your way thru any conversation about which programming language is best: a guide

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one fun thing to try would be to respond to one of those "I have your password; send me bitcoin" scams, but like ... pretend to be really into it except that you can't figure out how to install bitcoin?

"oh man! that sounds bad. I'm trying to send you bitcoins but I can't figure out how to install this. should I download the 32-bit or 64-bit version?"

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"ok I'm building from source now but it says it needs glibc 2.31 but I'm on 2.23; what should I do?"

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"it started segfaulting now..."

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It's kind of funny in retrospect that the programming language whose mantra was "There Should Be Only One Way To Do It" featured two separately maintained, incompatible, versions of itself for 11 years.

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@penryu “oh really, Vernon? We both know what this is about. You want me to have an abort()!”

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As a child
parents: here comes the airplane nyeommm nyeommm eat the food
me: *stupid baby noises*

as an adult
me: here comes the coffee! Nyeomm nyeomm
Me: *stupid baby noises*

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the real reason HAL didn't open the pod bay doors was that left-pod had gotten removed from npm

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achewood is like the velvet underground except that instead of a band everyone who read it started a weird twitter account

On what keyboards might one mount keycaps like these Jane Street ones?

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I think Twitter is no longer sending notifications on DM arrival... which is just... stupid.

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Shower thought: the days of shouting “pick up!” into someone’s answering machine until they answer the phone are long gone.

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