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Learning how to use Vim would be one of the more significant investments you'll make as a programmer learning about your tools.

$ vimtutor

This post was written in Vim.

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I hereby forbid all programmers from using Electron for anything.

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Youtube-dl github repository has been taken down due to DMCA takedown notice from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America, Inc.).

github.com/github/dmca/blob/ma

#youtubedl #DMCA #RIAA

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FYI the "echo" command is basically made out of footguns and should never be used in a shell script - use printf(1) instead.

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ripgrep is faster than {grep, ag, git grep, ucg, pt, sift}
blog.burntsushi.net/ripgrep/
There are good things about 's culture.

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DuckDuckGo burned a truckload of goodwill with me today

Their DDG-branded web browser for Android has a feature which [it doesn't matter what it does by design], but as a side effect it sends every URL you visited to DuckDuckGo's servers. That is the single worst thing they could do as a "privacy" focused web browser.

When this was pointed out to them, they doubled down. For a year. It took an HN front page (in the comments section they doubled down *again*) and 10 hours of arguing with them before the CEO stepped in and agreed to remove the feature.

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