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How you know your culture has a public urination problem

They're running what sounds like a gasoline-powered jackhammer in the adjoining office. RIP concentration

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Hey video game kids, GOG.com is giving away LucasArts' 1995 point and click adventure Full Throttle for FREE! You need an account, but that's easy enough.

The game is the remastered version, but if it's like any of the other LucasArts 90's remasters there's a mode to use the (highly preferable, cough) original graphics. Anyway, go get it! FREE!

The offer is on GOG's front page: gog.com

#RetroGames #Gameing #Retro #SCUMM

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"minty i'm sick of white people sci-fi"

this is a lead in to my intro to afrofuturism, it's very simple. anyways:

My Soul to Keep: Tanarive Due, about a woman who's married to a millennia old immortal black man

The Prey of Gods: Nicky Drayden, about a demigoddess who feeds on fear in South Africa

An Unkindness of Ghosts: Rivers Solomon, about a self-taught neurodiverse healer on a spaceship looking for a new home

Galaxy Game: Karen Lord, about a black boy with super-powers

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Great coders + weak leadership = bad code.

Bad coders + strong leadership = OK code.

Code quality is almost never a development issue.

Hah, they did break everything, and just fixed it in an update

Wow, did feedly completely break their Android app, or am I missing something huge?

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Found this in the door when I got home. If everything goes offline tomorrow, please avenge me. :awesome: I really should have organised a warrant canary at some point.

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"Orion's belt is a big waist of space."

Terrible joke. Only three stars.

#NotWorthBoosting #dadjoke #jokes #PleaseHelp #astronomy

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And the more we want open source to work for us and to support our needs the more responsibility we have to participate in it and shape it to be something that works for everyone.

My barista not only drew a phallus on my coffee, but a small, flaccid phallus

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If you really want to help Firefox succeed, file a bug on webcompat.com/ when you find a broken website. Don't just switch back to Chrome; let Mozilla know there's a problem so they can try to fix it.

When browsers lose market share, they fall into the "compatibility death spiral." Sites don't bother to test, they break, and users flee to the browser that "just works." Mozilla is fighting this battle every day, and it just got harder.

Just typoed Progressbar as ProgressBah, I'm not fixing it

Could be worse, given that I had two IDEs and two browsers with a lot of web apps running in the background

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A win for #opensource in Canada.

* Favour open source solutions
* Favour non-prorietary solutions
* Source for custom-built solutions must be released under open source licenses through Government of Canada sites

See C.2.3.8 for the relevant clauses:
tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx

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I hate that the de facto template for GDPR compliance has become:

Hi, we use cookies!
[Accept All] [Begin the Long and Ultimately Fruitless Quest For Privacy]

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I thought it was annoying that my Android phone is constantly trying to prompt me to use voice-activated search. Last night I realised what's REALLY annoying is when voice-activated search stops working at 5am and the phone repeatedly beeps to tell you.

"Hey, I know you've never used this function, but what if tonight's the night you suddenly decided to Google something by talking in your sleep?"

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