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i was called out about this just this week. i used to use these when i wanted to signify “it doesn’t matter what this thing is”. but that doesn’t matter to a person who is encountering the concepts for the first time and to whom there could be meaning in any part of the example.
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RT @michelecynowicz@twitter.com
Dear tech bloggers,
Please stop using Foo, Bar, Baz, Fizz, Buzz, etc. when writing tutorials. Use names of real things …
twitter.com/michelecynowicz/st

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found a secret, definitely not haunted room at work

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this is from a claims form and is not in fact a shitpost

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i wouldn’t be here if a startup seven years ago hadn’t looked at the the person who’d failed their degree and said “eh sure”. i don’t know if they’d have done that for a non-white or non-male-presenting person

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i think a lot about how i came into the tech industry with privilege. which i don’t deserve and wouldn’t be granted to me now. and i want be able to lift up other people’s bootstraps

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don’t you want me baby

don’t you want me owo

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ah. well i guess i didn’t actually need to do those chores

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small brain: make the alarm unusable
galaxy brain: booby trap the arm support while you’re at it

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who’s got two thumbs and regrets cycling

👍🏻 this enby 👍🏻

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for some reason the disk’s GPT was telling windows it was only 2TB. gparted did fix that so windows disk management could resize the partition (which took about thirty seconds)

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update: after ~1 hour, gparted had quit. i rebooted to find it had not in fact resized the partition (but all my data was there)
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RT @quarterto@twitter.com
i’m sure this is fine, and not impending data loss
twitter.com/quarterto/status/1

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i’m sure this is fine, and not impending data loss

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RT @glitch@twitter.com
This week on Glitch (with @ThePracticalDev@twitter.com) you can...

✏️ create doodle creatures in a virtual world (from @LingdongH@twitter.com)
📓 make your own zine (from @rowan_m@twitter.com)
🙇‍ celebrate the emoji makers in your office @SlackHQ@twitter.com (@quarterto@twitter.com)
... and much more!

dev.to/glitch/on-glitch-this-w

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RT @quephird@twitter.com
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  ⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️
  ⬜️📗📗📗📗📗⬜️
  ⬜️📗📗📗📗📗⬜️
  ⬜️📗📗📗📗📗⬜️
  ⬜️📗📗📗📗📗⬜️
  ⬜️ 𝘎𝘈𝘔𝘌 𝘉𝘖𝘠 ⬜️⬜️
  ⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️
  ⬜️⬛️⬜️⬜️⬜️🔴⬜️
  ⬛️⬛️⬛️⬜️🔴⬜️⬜️
  ⬜️⬛️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️
  ⬜️⬜️⬜️🖌🖌⬜️⬜️
  ⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️⬜️ ╱

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