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Battersea Power Station Station. What a dumb name for a station. What’s wrong with just Battersea Station?

Random thought of the day: amongst a group of iPhone users, lightening cables in a good condition are a fungible commodity

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“GitHub Copilot – Productivity Boon or Considered Harmful?”

“What I’ve noticed is that the developers who copy and paste a lot tend to pick things up slower – if ever.” codemanship.wordpress.com/2021

Nobody can make a website with the address grannysmith.apple — why? Because a company that makes computers says so. Simply absurd.

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@ljwrites this blew my mind when I read about it from a design perspective. "Disability" is not a binary state but a mismatch between a person and the thing they are interacting with.

I’d love to apply for Drew DeVault’s vacancy to work on FOSS, just got to get myself in a financially stable position first. Totally get the financial constraints, I just think it’s brilliant that he’s willing and able to support such work! sourcehut.org/blog/2021-08-23-

Why is water always sold in plastic bottles and not in a can? Would be so much better for the environment…

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People talk about "releasing" software, stop doing that!

Software raised in captivity cannot survive in the wild! Feral software is also a big threat to digital biodiversity. Do not release software.

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re: carbon pol 

Now, I will say: there's reasons why I think individual action isn't sufficient (but it's absolutely necessary!).

But, my point is, that's not because of something silly like 100 companies being the vast majority of the problem and just stopping those emitters being enough to solve the problem... because they're not the majority of emissions, their billions of customers are.
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When I do ctrl-c after deciding not to run a shell command, I’m surprised it’s not a general practice for shells to strike through the never-executed command, especially given such stylistic adjustments were possibly even back in the day of teletypes

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Happy 109 anniversary to this little nugget of an article. We've known what the problem is for over a century.

The reason I’m anti-big-corporate isn’t because I’m against people working for some collective goal, but because there are selfish people in this world and they are attracted to big-corporations like moths to a flame

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coding in javascript feels like living in america. everything is broken or abandoned or melting or owned by like two companies and a bunch of barnacles and scammers

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@arielcostas @DeveloperMemes
We have a standard, ISO 8601.
YYYY-MM-DD
I always use it that way if not otherwise stated that I shall not.
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Internet is a pronoun and should be capitalised, the header image is from nearly 2 decades ago, and the byline needs an Oxford comma — get proper editor, The Guardian!

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@phel @wolfie This is correct. Podcasting isn't about what's in the content of the audio, it's about the way in which it's distributed. It's about the particular combination of downloadable audio files and openly-syndicated RSS feeds.

It's like how there are a zillion ways to send text-based content around the Internet, but only one method using a certain category of software configured to automatically interoperate among users' devices in a particular manner can properly be called "email."

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