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Today, what is right and what is wrong is decided by who has more control of mass communications - they get to sympathise themselves and keep reminding themselves they are the ones who are nice people.

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So true about software industry:
It’s a curious thing about our industry: not only do we not learn from our mistakes, we also don’t learn from our successes.

— Keith Braithwaite

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Why is Rust so successful?
Because it stops people from being stupid.

I wished to own a Thinkpad. After using it, now I don't... Chinese manufacturers really need to learn some UX.

Cover your tits people, it is up to you.
If you roam around like this, don't be surprised if people stare at your

FOUR Productivity FEYNMAN- strategies:
i) Stop trying to know-it-all.
ii) Don't worry about what others are thinking.
iii) Don't think about what you want to be, but what you want to do.
iv) Have a sense of humor and talk honestly.

Joe Armstrong, one of the very few who did programming language right, passes away....

Those who belived in Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V
tend to have better CV

How to survive as a programmer:

Read just enough so you know how to make stuff up that sounds completely plausible.

The web browser Brave is marketed as a privacy-friendly ad-free alternative, but that's pretty disingenuous.

Brave exists not to protect privacy, but to make money from selling ads.

Brave is a commercial company funded by venture capital. Its business model is selling advertising and cryptocurrency investment.

One of Brave's owners is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund. Thiel is also the head of Palantir ( and on the board of Facebook.

I do not recommend using Brave.


if you use VS Code, checkout VSCodium which strips out MS branding/telemetry/licensing

Google intentionally slows down YouTube on Firefox by 80% by using old libraries that are unsupported by Firefox because they were deprecated.

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