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Bad thing about the word "nominate"

Sometimes it means "you have been selected for sure" (e.g. "You have been nominated by the Department to go to this conference.")

Sometimes it means "your name has been put forward, but nothing is official yet" (e.g. "You have been nominated for this position.")

And it's sometimes hard to tell which one they mean

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why are they called textbooks. on average they contain less text than regular books of the same length because there's pictures.

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Do you know an individual or a non-profit who could use some programming help? fixing technical issues? automating a spreadsheet? modifying a wordpress theme?

I'm looking to do pro bono freelance work, please reach out! (boosts ok)

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I’m going to try to post something positive about tech next friday.

I have a week to come up with something.

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Tech enthusiast: "I want smart lights, smart tv, everything, and connect them all to my digital assisstant!"

Tech worker: *looks wistfully into distance* "I should get a small place in a little town, with a garden, make my own furniture."

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If Spotify slipped me a note and I opened it and it said, "Do you like me? Circle yes no or maybe." I would probably circle maybe.

- plz buy 🐶
- ok, I’ll buy some, and fix it when it breaks down
- no fix, only buy 😈

video games 🤝 feeling shitty
no causality

what did introverts do before the internet?

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being a non-native speaker means sometimes it takes 15 years for you to get the pun

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go hard AND go home

go hard from the comfort of your bed or couch!

go hard with a relaxing cup of herbal tea!

take a hard nap

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#embedded people, some advice please:
There's an embedded software project that I would like to run as part of a software simulation rather than in it's real sensor-and-motor-environment. It runs on STM32F4 and STM32F7s. What is the most realistic approach?

- find an ARM MCU emulator and interface my simulation with simulated peripherals
- cross-compile the project and pray I can make the timing of it all work somehow
- Run it on hardware but patch in virtual I/O that runs over USB

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