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less a principle than a specific criticism of a ubiquitous concept.
problem: filenames try to be both a programmer interface and a user interface and it’s bad at both. spaces, special characters and long names cause problems for programmers. being overly restrictive causes problems for users. Asking for a filename on file close is the wrong time to ask the user to think about a good findable name- exactly when they’ve just decided to do something else.

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one of the advantages of being a cyborg is that you can use the strongest potions to wash your hands

This article is sticking in my mind and refuses to leave, I uncover new levels of the absurdity of the human condition each time I reconsider it, this is my L'Etranger, this nameless journalist is my Camus, this is the impetus for my existentialist awakening

Consider all the technological extensions that make you who you are

Embrace cyborghood

Whilst walking past the train station, I spotted someone aboard a train sporting not one but two monitors in portrait mode

as you do

I swear i didn't arrange this on purpose. They line up to stare at me when they're hungry

we are now firmly in the 20s, and y'all know what that means
that's right
aesthetically pleasing CRT monitors for everyone!

when entering the new decade, remember to frequently apply the T-pose to assert dominance

"weird flex, but okay"
"hey, I've only just attached this arm, gotta try it out, y'know"

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