Tired : éviter les régressions
Wired : laisser les régressions en place pour vérifier quelles sont les fonctionnalités encore utilisées par nos clients

using a modern computer on the internet is like you've got this amazing studio workshop library full of tools and stuff, workbench space all over the place, and you're gonna put it all to use any minute now - except you just can't stop staring out out one dingy window at these people screaming at each other in the street

Some call it a cost, some call it a boon: a side effect of hyperspace jumps is the loss of a memory.
It's said those travelling to the stars generally settle when they no longer remember why they left.
I hope you have settled.
I wish I could tell you I forgave you years ago.

When asked about fears of automation in 1969, Arthur C. Clarke famously said that we shouldn't worry about automation: "the goal of the future is full unemployment, so we can play." I have never seen his answer quoted in full.

There are three hard problems in computer science: standardizing on a single chat application with your friends and off by one errors

@cwebber @technomancy "it says I need your public and private key. I don't know what that means, but could you just send both? I'm in a hurry."

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?"

...

"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?"

...

"it started segfaulting now..."

Vlasi words of the day #25:

mīrne (verb, stative): to be happy
mirna (noun): happiness

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Vlasi words of the day #24 (catch-up):

zūlne (verb, stative): to be cold
zulna (noun): cold
za rūlne* (verb): to become cold

(* Dissimilation of /z/ to /r/.)

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Vlasi words of the day #23 (catch-up):

hwōrne (verb, stative): to be hot
za hwōrne (verb): to become hot
hworna (noun): heat

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