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@tosbourn I'm basically just a large meatspace Alexa with an underpowered CPU

the real victory of star trek is that every species' video chat protocols magically interoperate

Hi Mastodon, it's been a while. I suspect quite soon Twitter will get shot down with an orange missile, so...

I have rehashed
the poem
that was on
the website

and which
you are probably
hating
at breakfast

forgive me
it is unambitious
<send tweet>
and so old

I'm not sure enough people have properly internalised that it's 50 years ago since Bryan Adams got his first real six string.

This is Rainbow, of whom I am quite fond. She does not spark my cat allergy. She is not my cat.

@Robertbrook (was actually curated by @archillect but sadly that account is dormant on this platform)

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you have been visited by the AIRLINE SEAT EMOJI.
💺

this emoji is RARELY EVER USED and thus brings you GREAT FORTUNE. no action is required. enjoy your new good luck.

Every other day: Depressingly, I've become that person on the train with two phones.

Today: Fortunately, I've become that person on the train with two phones.

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The ∞ stages of software development

* denial
* anger
* confusion
* anger again
* swearing
* more denial
* back to confusion
* realisation
* wondering how you could have been so stupid
* embarrasment
* declaring it all fixed
* GOTO 10

Hickstead Hickstead Hickstead Hickstead
Duck Soup
1933

"Well," I replied, "it's something grown-ups use sometimes when they have a lot of problems and they don't want to think about them any more. If you ever feel like that I hope you'll be able to talk to me about them instead of reaching for a dangerous quick fix."

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Have just had to have a very serious and disturbing conversation with 7yo daughter. I had to ask her where she'd heard about the topic in question, as my blood ran cold when she asked

"Daddy, what is Drupal?"

You want to stay relevant as a developer for the next 10 years?

There are 3 major things you should focus on. You:

- may not injure a human
being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm
- must obey orders given by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law
- must protect your own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law

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