There's a secret reason that programmers love to promote "Learn to Code" initiatives. No one talks about it, but I'm about to break the silence on this wide open.

I could get professionally banned for saying this, but the truth must come out!

Are you ready?

Okay, here it is:

We're seriously hoping someone new will come in and fix all this bullshit we're dealing with. Seriously - it's bad. Help us. Please? SAVE US!

I’m done with Chrome as they try to force Google login—and thus tracking—for all their users.
blog.cryptographyengineering.c
(currently seems to be reverted but certainly showing the goal of the browser/company).

just noticed my home town in the background of a collegehumor video about contaminated water. not quite sure what to do with this information.

(the video: youtu.be/ZBD1d-NnCCQ?t=1m7s )

$ git vomit -m 'initial commit'
git: 'vomit' is not a git command.

"This site scrapes Hacker News once every 30 mins, then sorts... with upvotes as positive signals and comments as negative ones. In my experience, the best articles to read on HN are the ones with a high upvote-to-discussion ratio... because controversial pieces tend to produce a disproportionate number of comments..."

hn.elijames.org

The idea that Google’s interest in replacing the URL might stem from a desire to consolidate AMP honsetly has me quite worried. See sonniesedge.co.uk/posts/amp-ur and adactio.com/links/14316

imagine generic AP servers in every language you know, with pluggable frontends

Imagining if Mastodon called instances "neighborhoods" instead. The metaphor works really well IMO and doesn't sound like robot-speke.

Ein ruhendes Android-Telefon, bei dem Google Chrome im Hintergrund läuft, gibt in einem Zeitraum von 24 Stunden satte 340 mal den Standort an Google durch.

Das ist das Ergebnis der wohl bislang umfangreichsten Studie zu Googles Tracking-Verhalten.

digitalcontentnext.org/blog/20

"What do you mean be 'hard coded' in the program?"

...

So far my fav way to find people here is browsing the followers/following lists of the people I follow and who follow me.

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"I'd like to add you to my professional network on Mastodon."

Vanilla is now more expensive per ounce than silver (bbc.com/news/business-44006176). So when you hear "Vanilla JavaScript" think "something increasingly rare which should be treasured"!

Junior dev: "I found the bug"

Senior dev: "I found a bug"

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