This this this. (from @tomagee@twitter.com)

How anyone ever considered "pip freeze > requirements.txt" being a good idea is beyond me.

medium.com/@tomagee/pip-freeze

pip._vendor.resolvelib.resolvers.ResolutionTooDeep: 2000000

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Angesichts dessen, dass heute in NÖ 20 Minuten nach Start praktisch nur mehr Termine im Juni zu haben waren, auch eine interessante Aussage.

twitter.com/mariodujakovic/sta

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How it started (c. 2015):

OpenStack has too many configuration options, its UX is beyond redemption because maintainers don't ever say no to anything! We'll do better!

How it's going (c. 2021):

seroter.com/2021/05/04/whats-t

"Impftermin-Buchung wie ein Sneaker-Drop" ist schon eine geniale Pandemiestrategie.

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Hypothesis: one of the many reasons Scrum/Agile fail is that something approximating a manager is tasked with prioritizing the backlog.

≥75% of manager types suck at prioritizing. "Boss, here's these 5 things, please order them by priority" — "Do all of them."

When converting from SI units to imperial, some understanding of significant figures is generally helpful.

weatherboy.com/solar-wind-trav

If you actually stick to "one commit per change" and don't force people into squashing a whole patch queue into one commit, then — when you run into a problem — what would otherwise be a couple of hours' worth of debugging becomes a couple of minutes.

Thanks, git bisect.

And this bit is delightfully subversive.

"People are attracted to good audio – they’ll want to have longer conversations with you. Conversely, we subconsciously try and cut conversations short if we can’t properly understand what the other side is saying."

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Reader, though shalt appreciate the healthy amount of self-snark in this article.

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In which @assafmuller@twitter.com's got you covered for when you really, absolutely need to make a video call.

assafmuller.com/2021/04/26/the

Even better, use a calendar form that can show times in both UTC and the conference-local timezone.

Or just schedule everything in UTC throughout, and clearly state that policy on your conference website.

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