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Slack on a SNES
I recently learned that in the mid 90s in Japan, the Super Nintendo had a peripheral called a Satellaview , which was a satellite modem that would receive data…
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Exploring the Human Implications of Conway’s Law
Conway’s Law states that: “organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these…
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Atlassian Boosted Its Female Technical Hires By 80% — Here’s How
On Aubrey Blanche ’s first day as Atlassian ’s Global Head of Diversity Inclusion, the company was hiring roughly 10% women into its technical workforce. Over…
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Moving to three-person engineering teams
Three-person engineering teams just work better. Everyone on a three-person team is more motivated because they feel like they own their work. They also deal…
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Why We Are Never Truly Satisfied
Source Ludwig Wittgenstein was a genius like few others. Born into one of the wealthiest families of his time, he donated his fortune and instead went on to…
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Bay Area far from progressive on housing
San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley take pride in their progressive values. But all three cities maintain land-use laws that are exclusionary. Each bars new…
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23/The data in "Americanism in the Twenty-First Century" strongly implies that if it weren't for asshole racists gi…
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RT : Every day we get closer and closer to the shitty parts of Shadowrun where I don't get to be an elf or a ninja or ha…
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Unflattening Hobbes
In political science, the idea of a Hobbesian state of nature, featuring an endemic war of all against all , is a notional initial condition from which…
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Technology and Worker Power • Commune
Ari Laurel of the Tech Workers Coalition discusses The Xenofeminist Manifesto and how it informs her path to collective liberation. Ari Laurel, a strategic…
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Native American Sovereignty Is Under Attack. Here’s How Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test Hurt Our Struggle.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks to the Boston Globe’s editorial board at the newspaper’s office in Boston, Mass., on Oct. 16, 2018. Photo: Suzanne Kreiter/The…
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RT : Repeat after me: Class was largely irrelevant in white voters switch from Obama to Trump. So ths believe that the a…
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Sipping a turmeric chai tea latte with oat milk and having my accountability call via my AirPods and feeling like I…
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Rethinking S3: Announcing T4, a team data hub – Quilt
In the past year, Quilt has shuttled terabytes of data to and from Amazon S3. Globally, S3 houses more than two trillion objects, and handles more than a…
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progression.fyi
A collection of open source frameworks for helping designers and engineers to grow at work
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Artsy: Engineering Compensation Framework Engineering Hiring! ☞ 2016 ・ New York Artsy's compensation framework is based in part on Rent the Runway's ladder.…
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so now that there’s evidence that filter bubbles don’t cause polarization, twitter and the nyt are going to stop th…
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Introducing GitHub Actions | CSS-Tricks
It’s a common situation: you create a site and it’s ready to go. It’s all on GitHub. But you’re not really done . You need to set up deployment. You need to set…
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I am still partially a medical mystery (or have the worst luck ever), but this is at least part of an answer. I gue…
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I went back up to Baltimore yesterday (I swear I spend more time there than in DC) for an appointment with a specia…
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The symptoms that led us to believe I had another CSF leak showed issues with my autonomic system. When I stand up,…
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blarrrrgh one of those days where my brain is just bouncing off the fucking walls and I can't hold anything in my m…
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Serverless Rust with Cloudflare Workers
The Workers team just announced support for WebAssembly (WASM) within Workers. If you saw my post on Internet Native Apps , you'll know that I believe…
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Supply Chain Security 101: An Expert’s View — Krebs on Security
Earlier this month I spoke at a cybersecurity conference in Albany, N.Y. alongside Tony Sager , senior vice president and chief evangelist at the Center for…
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RT : I watched a talk and then I wrote about my feelings about. Open source practitioners need to be not only good maint…
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The hard parts of talking about open source
Evan Czaplicki , the creator and maintainer of the Elm project (aproject that I love by the way) gave a great talk at Strange Loop last monthcalled “The Hard…
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The Economics and Ethics of Coffee
YouTube If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. Up Next Autoplay is paused The Economics and Ethics of Coffee 59,390 views Up next…
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Thread by @DavidNeiwert: "1) There’s been a lot of handwringing in the media pundit corps and centrist politicians these days about the loss of comity, post-Kavanaugh […]"
1) There’s been a lot of handwringing in the media pundit corps and centrist politicians these days about the loss of comity, post-Kavanaugh. And then Donald…
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Then and now: How San Francisco's Valencia Street used to look
Wed Oct 17 2018 Subscribe at Low Intro Rates Sign-out Sign In | Register Sign in using or Don't have a profile? Don't have a subscription? Subscribe By signing…
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Rust Collections Case Study: BTreeMap
Alexis Beingessner This is the third entry in a series on implementing collections in the Rust programming language. The full list of entries can be found here…
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Was There a Connection Between a Russian Bank and the Trump Campaign?
A set of cryptic data has inspired a years-long argument over its meaning. Illustration by Jarek Waszul In June, 2016, after news broke that the Democratic…
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Validating performance and reliability of the new Dropbox search engine
In our previous post , we discussed the architecture o f our new search engine, named Nautilus , and its use of machine intelligence to scale our search –…
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Why the CSV standard library is broken, broken, broken (and how to fix it)
Update: What started with this article - is now an almost endless :-) ongoing article series. Read all episodes (and stay tuned for more :-)): Introduction - I…
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12 Factor CLI Apps – Jeff Dickey – Medium
CLIs are a fantastic way to build products. Unlike web applications, they take a small fraction of the time to build and are much more powerful. With the web,…
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Monotime
A sensible interface to Ruby's monotonic clock, inspired by Rust. Installation Add this line to your application's Gemfile: gem ' monotime ' And then execute: $…
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RT : | ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ ̄|
  Tone policing is designed
to undermine legitimate
criticism from
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So cool. showing the original man page from the Unix Programmer's Manual. demoing his gitconfig…
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Look at talking about his insane got aliases at the Bay Area Dotfiles Meetup
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Untitled (https://www.meetup.com/dotbayarea/)
Look at talking about his insane got aliases at the Bay Area Dotfiles Meetup
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In a positive (?) development, "People Also Viewed" on my LinkedIn profile now shows my co-named plaintiffs, and no…
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I have a *lot* of conversations with people in tech who are at big companies and they ask “how did you do [x]?” and…
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This fucked me up real bad wowww.
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Anyway I taught revealjs to convert webaudio code in a specially marked script tag into a play/stop toggle button a…
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RT : me and a bunch of ecosocialists are going to start a community in the middle of global ecological collapse to eithe…
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I’m pretty sure I upgraded to Mojave for automatically-pasting-SMS-one-time-passwords and the stolen screenshot fun…
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RT : Since we’re talking crunch, remember that RDR2 used all union voice actors and I bet they didn’t do 100-hour crunch…
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RT : i'm currently working on a zine about operating systems, and was wondering if i know any OS specialists that would…
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hot take: the new yorkers who are upset about the bagel emoji are actually upset about the steady and inexorable sh…
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The fact that crunch culture and open-plan offices remain articles of faith in tech, despite all the evidence showi…
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I am going to keep working on it, and when it's more polished and documented, I'll "release" it. Only try it if you…
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I absolutely couldn’t let this go. And it’s such a fuckin’ awful hack. But I have a working Vim plugin that shows n…
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Police Told to Avoid Looking at iPhone Screens Locked With Face ID
Police in the United States are being advised not to look at iPhone screens secured with Face ID, because doing so could disable facial authentication and leave…
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RT : Liberals should be cautious: back when the Tea Party did a lot of rude direct action and confrontations with lawmak…
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RT : "Amazon's system taught itself that male candidates were preferable." No. This is not what happened. Amazon taught…
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The First Alternative Parenting Email Newsletter Message
Photo of many penguin parents with many baby penguins, copyright 2007 by Martha de Jong-Lantink, found on Flickr Creative Commons What Is Alternative Parenting?…
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Alt Parenting #2: Systems Thinking and Principles
I heard that for elephants, entire groups bring up the tiniest members of the herd. And I found this photo on Flickr Creative Commons, posted by RayMorris1.…
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that’s a standard clause, right? no water beds, no mountain dew tables, no brawndo planters, no mud hot…
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RT : So weird, back during Katrina people used to call that “looting” 🤔
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RT : Wel that settles that. 😂
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When work is coercive, managers have the power to ruin lives
When work is coercive, managers have the power to ruin lives by rawpixel on Unsplash There’s something we’ve been politely ignoring at work. In the United…
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6 days ago
The Automation Charade
by Astra Taylor The rise of the robots has been greatly exaggerated. Whose interests does that serve? An image from a Hoover catalog in the 1920s. A woman wears…
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The democratic party's unwillingness to share power with any generation younger than the Vietnam War generation has…
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Anyway, this just goes to show the Venn diagram of

"folks who want natural sausage with no preservatives, just th…
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yep, no admin web UI. ActiveAdmin is pretty popular, personally I favor Forest Admin because I…
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Recommendations to try yoga hurt people far more than doing yoga ever helps.
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Consider this pre-alpha (it’s mostly undocumented except for the README), but it’s fully configurable and…
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Beautifully summarizes all of my interactions with computers. 🤷‍♀️
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hahaha. it isn’t _too_ bad (other plugins do similar things), and I’ll make the weirdness tunable and des…
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It’s kinda amazing to be promoted to architect and respected and supported as a frontend specialist in a field that…
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My new role is definitely harder than my old one, but ~2 months in, I’m really glad I made the jump to do it. I mis…
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good things:
-caramel apples
-friends that buy you raspberry coke
-chemical exfoliants
-a worry being lifted
-space…
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I will finally.... get Nintendo Switch....!
Pokemon is one of my god of game in my life
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tomrothe.de - Rails Parts
Rails Parts 1st of October, 2018 rails When we restarted developing an application from scratch, I stumbled upon a great way to split the files in your Rails…
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I mean, plus it took five years for docker to reach the point where an undocumented command or…
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9 days ago
Breaking Our Latin-1 Assumptions - In Pursuit of Laziness
So in my previous post I explored a specific (wrong) assumption that programmerstend to make about the nature of code points and text. I was asked multiple…
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