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community fund to build solarpunk marinas on the coasts

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[Every company I've ever worked for]

Me: Here is my professional opinion on this task and the issues I see in fulfilling it with what little specifications I have.

Management: Shut up and make it happen.

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where were you when you found out the UK's track and trace software (which cost 12 billion quid) has excel as a backing database

sadly there is a backlog of cases which were untracked because they exceeded the excel row limit

worry not, they have solved the problem and are now using two excel files to keep track of people

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Web developers:

If your page is nothing but

<noscript>JavaScript is required.</noscript>
<script src="/app.js"></script>

then you have failed.

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Ah, yes, the fantastic technological world we live in...

where Microsoft Excel is incel software that assumes everything is a date, and biologists insists on using it even though it mangles gene names (by “converting” them to dates)

The obvious solutions is clearly to rename the entire human genome to work around broken software:

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Whenever [specially the electron] people talk about "unused ram is wasted ram"

It's already the OS's job to manage system ram, not your program

Stop assuming your program is the only thing running, yes the machine has 16GB of ram, which should let it run many more programs at once, not two or three bloated program

If you are going to use resources, it has to be for something useful like actually intensive work, not just for backing your badly made framework that is idling most of the time

people talk about syntax highlighting as if it's secondary notation but its use in practice is mostly syntax spellcheck

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This is what "social coding" leads to

When you create the Facebook of programming, you have created the Facebook of programming

No, I won't add any social features to sourcehut, stop asking.

there shoud be a distinction between not-non-semantic HTML and strictly, positively semantic HTML, where you wrap your every acronym in abbr tags, your every date in date tags

no one ever does that because it's basically asking too much but still

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if any of this comes true so i’m gonna say i called it

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You can all have a preview of some gifs I'm releasing tomorrow on my website

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Just looked at some projects on Github and saw that the site no longer advertises a standard git command to copy for repo cloning. Now they encourage the use of 'Github CLI' with the syntax of 'gh repo clone'.

No doubt it's a wrapper around git that will slowly gain features that git won't add because there is no need for them.

They are no longer a 'git hub', they are a 'repo space'.

All leading to the classic, Embrace, Extend, Extinguish.

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I wonder how long it's going to take before nouning verbs and verbing nouns is an accepted grammatical norm and is taught in grade school

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vi forever, but honestly it's kickass that nano has a cheatsheet permanently on display

Asciinema's default terminal theme is just :chefkiss:

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tables for layout but border=1, own up to it

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