for stuff that's tedious or you forget how to do or don't feel confident doing though you do it regularly:
next time you do the thing, do it step by step and take notes as you go.
when you're done, go look up the stuff you didn't know how to do. bookmark the resources & read them again before you start next time.
make a checklist for next time so you don't forget anything.
see if there's anything you can automate, too. it will make it less tedious.
you can get better at doing the thing!
For any modern software development language, it's not enough to assume that the programmer is fatally stupid and prone to shooting themselves in the foot.
You have to assume that the programmer is literally the Devil and is trying to take over your computer and ruin the lives of everyone you know.
I mean, since your language will be executing code downloaded from the Internet and that's where the Devil lives.
Far too many language designers still think the programmer has good intentions.
The new Firefox seems to be a lot quicker so far. That's nice.
YOU can be the change this world needs. The catalyst to good. We don't have to wait for others to change things. Let's drown out all that is evil in this world with all that is good right now!
We can start taking action by asking ourselves 2 simple questions each day:
Upon waking each morning, ask yourself "What CAN I do today to add value to another person's life?" Then as you are getting ready for bed each evening ask yourself "What DID I do today to add value to another person's life?" Cont.
I know I already boosted this but this is a really good interview!
I love it when you start the commute to work and find a chocolate bar that I bought yesterday and forgot about in my pocket.
"attention the trans and nonbinary community living in the UK: the government is planning on streamlining and de-medicalising the process for legally changing your gender!
in order to do so, the government is running a survey for people in the community who are 16 yo and older and currently living in the UK. the survey is anonymous and can be taken here. https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/national-lgbt-survey
the survey will run from the 23rd of july 2017 to the 15th of october 2017"
(I don't know anything more than what's in that post)
today, four years after it was funded, people have started to receive the $60 Mighty No. 9 kickstarter reward, which consists of an empty cardboard box (with no game) and a print manual which does not fit inside the box
today, you can also buy Mighty No. 9, the actual game, on Humble Bundle for approximately $5
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you can enjoy things. there's no need to defend a work's creators in order to take in what they've made. maybe you enjoy minecraft but hate notch; maybe RHPS touched you; maybe you like music by an artist who pulled some BS. you don't need to curate yourself to Works By The Pure. enjoy things. enjoy life ❤️
I've been reading Ready Player One on the commute to work and it's taken literally 3 trips for something to bloody happen.
I should probably use this account more often, I love the style of this place.