I did another video on the birdsite: twitter.com/yoz/status/1286430

It's my 2 minute CodeLand talk explaining what feature flags are and why to use them. (Caveat: is also a commercial message promoting my employer.)

If I tried to embed a 50MB .mp4 file here, how badly would it go, do you think? (I suspect it's better to link than try.)

Speaking at in an hour and missing in-person conferences. Making up for it with my PDX CARPET SOCKS.

anyway tune in at 9:20 Pacific if you want even more ammo against TERRIBLE ERROR MESSAGES ‘cos that’s what I’ll be making silly gags about

I've avoided Animal Crossing so far but I admit I'm tempted to get into that turnip derivatives market

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just met the swtor npc who defected from the empire because they didn't obey their own rules well enough and I have a new least-favorite video game npc of all time

I came here to apologise and eat biscuits and I'm all out of biscuits

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Someone’s disassembling the Commodore 64 version of Elite and making improvements:

github.com/Kroc/elite-harmless

Trying to finish up my slides for tomorrow’s talk at , but Brain is all about recording my own performance of Kurt Schwitters’ "Ribble Bobble Pimlico" youtube.com/watch?v=Sw5hSRtsiM

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Frog Fractions: Game of the Decade Edition is coming to Steam soon! Every time you wishlist, a frog gets her wings.

store.steampowered.com/app/119

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potty language, programming trashpost 

Imagining a world where other disciplines used something like fizzbuzz as an interview technique

“So you want to be a nurse ... which end of a human does the poo come out”

sometimes I find a repo that makes my heart burst ❤️💚💙

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EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN IS PLAYING SF

THIS IS NOT A DRILL

OK ACTUALLY DISREGARD THAT IT MAY INVOLVE A DRILL

thefillmore.com/event/einsturz

yeah, floating-point bugs are a pain, but that kind of problem rarely happens in real life

if it does, just patch it to a double or something, easy fix

(thanks for sending me this,
@tweetdkp@twitter.com !)

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programming is great because you just tell the computer what to do and it does it really fast

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spoke to visiting college students this morning, tried to inspire them

oh god, this is going to be the Starlight Lines Employee Forum all over again

thought I'd foster the cute roleplaying community for a couple of weeks, ended up raising it for 15 years

IS THERE A SIGN OUTSIDE THAT SAYS "DEAD FANTASY WORLD STORAGE"?

kotaku.com/the-secret-douglas-

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