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The most frustrating and disappointing feeling when dealing with software isn't when it's not working, it's when it *tells you* it's working but it's not.

I mean seriously, nothing feels worse than seeing a progress bar or loading spinner or something, that tells you "don't worry, it'll be done soon!" but you just know that it's not.

About 1.5% of all workers in Finland are employees of the City of Helsinki

(if my math is correct)

Telegram can fuck off with its shitty handling of people's own chosen names vs. the name for that person that's saved in your contacts

funk.vurp.io/library/tracks/76

This song gets me in one of those moods that can't be described using words, and I love it

(also as a bonus fact, my dad played on this album)

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Here are some pictures and illustrations of various versions of this TV.

I'm *really* pumped about it.

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impostor syndrome affects even the most successful among us

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correlation does not mean causation, it's actually causation that leads to correlation

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One of the lesser known facts about Julius Cesar is that he never said "Thank you" in his entire life.

There's many theories trying to explain this mystery. The leading one is: he did not speak English.

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Dear #foss developers, you encounter an open source project and feel enticed to check out their community. Discord is mentioned as the only place where the discussions take place.

Your reaction?

A - Great, I already have an account anyway.
B - Ok, I'd be willing to join if the project is interesting enough.
C - Not ok, I will not be part of those discussions.
D - Other (see comment)

Boosts appreciated (research for blog post).

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intelligence is setting up a k8s cluster, wisdom is knowing not to do it

I mean they said they'll fix it immediately, but still, how do you let that go through the entire process, all the way up to the president signing it into law

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The Parliament of Finland just passed the healthcare reform act with a little typo in its text, and the typo means that from yesterday to 2023 we don't legally have public healthcare in this country

Nice work

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hey is there anybody on the fediverse who lived in germany between like 1982-1984 and listened to NDR

or anyone who was active in the music scene there around that time

or even any radio DJ's from that era

because the world could use your help solving the mystery of the most mysterious song on the internet

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Most

youtube.com/watch?v=zPGf4liO-K

basically, all you need to do is read the wikipedia article and listen to the song and hopefully you'll recognize it and remember who it is

boosts appreciated, you never know, fedi might be the place to crack this case!!! :boost_ok:

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