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Hey everyone

I'm new to I'm a new full-stack web dev, love RPGs, and probably read too much.

Mast is a great Mastodon client but it’s so fucking unstable.

I really shouldn't have to open a web inspector to drag and drop an image from a webpage to my desktop.

In case you need a reminder, "latinx" is not a fucking word.

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch you must first invent the universe.”

— Carl Sagan

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My first interview as a new software engineer will happen this afternoon. I feel like things can only go up from here.

already. You know who you are. No, your life isn’t going to be over; stop being a pussy and delete it already.

Declaring states of emergency over a wimpy tropical storm is bit excessive and alarmist. It’s just a windy summer shower, guys. Seriously.

ZipRecruiter: Your application has been viewed THREE TIMES OMG!!! 🔥🔥🔥

Me: Then why the fuck aren’t they calling me? 😒

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Unix will give you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot. If you didn’t think rope would do that, you should have read the man page.

| ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ |
| THE iOS 12 BETA. |
| ___________|
(\__/) ||
(•ㅅ•) ||
/   づ

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Even if you don’t intend anybody else to read your code, there’s still a very good chance that somebody will have to stare at your code and figure out what it does: That person is probably going to be you, twelve months from now. 

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I'm not happy with how the Wil Wheaton situation was resolved. An admin was overwhelmed with frivolous reports about him and felt forced to exile him. I've said before that I think it sets a dangerous precedent on how a large group of people can mobilize to drive anyone off the fediverse. Mob rule is universally dangerous: Mods and admins must examine evidence and decide based on wrongdoing and danger, and not on how many times someone was reported.

needs to stop pretending that it is "secure" until it starts to use end-to-end encryption. Anything not end-to-end encrypted is not secure or private

NO ONE should be surprised that a for-profit social media platform such as birdsite is making API changes that are in their interest and/or against the interests of other social media platforms. I don't get all the handwringing.

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How anyone puts up with Chrome and its stuttering scrolling and battery killing behavior is beyond me.

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