Which is, y'know. Racist. There's no excuse for this anymore. The entire industry spent two decades pulling its hair out to make Unicode happen, but that work is done now. There's no modern language without Unicode support.
Stand on the shoulders of giants already. And throw some damn emojos in your test cases. ⚠️
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last week i got to witness an engineering department lose a full day's work because if you put an emoji in a git commit message, Atlassian Bamboo chokes on it forever and you're forced to rebase master, like you should NEVER DO. this was of course referred to as The Emojiency
We need an extension that turns every "Millennials Are Killing ____" headline into "Student Loans Are Killing ____" and maybe then folks will support taking them out.
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Forgot if I already took my progesterone tonight, and just took one, so there's a 50/50 chance I'm gonna be simultaneously super horny and also about to ax-kick my desk into two pieces
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"Look, if it wants to be trans, it's going to be trans. I know you're trying to make the cis, but that's just not going to happen. It's just going to go trans as fast as it can, because it's more stable that way."
Isomerization discussions are unnerving when you're a chemist in the closet.
Artist: Yes, of course I’ve seen a horse.
I got the job!
I'm going to be working at Carbon Lighthouse, a company with a mission to reduce the energy impact of commercial real-estate developments.
(And a pretty solid business model for doing well while doing good, which doesn't feature the word "disrupt" even once. That's a *really* nice change in the SFBA startup scene.)
It's a little primitive as fractal explorers go-- but the wonder, as they say, isn't that the bear dances *well*...
93% of paint splatters are valid perl programs http://colinm.org/sigbovik/2019.pdf
A look at Laika’s next feature, Missing Link:
“His “elevator pitch” to LAIKA studio head Travis Knight for Link was “imagine David Lean directing Around the World in Eighty Days starring Laurel and Hardy.””
Queer nerd from Oakland, CA. Literally the Space Core. Striving to make fiction as strange as truth.
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