Proud of the absurd number of ways I'm pathing to an enum's variants in this minimal example: github.com/rust-analyzer/rust-

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You could even hold old versions of functions and expressions in the database.

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Still thinking lala about programming languages. Why do we store them as plain text and not in a database?

I, uh, want to design a programming language. But the features I want aren't the usual features people think of. Things like library versioning being a part of the library, signed libraries, no standard syntax (so you need a special program to actually edit libraries and binaries), and other oddities.

The "global" keyword introduces a storage location that is shared across all instances of this library across the globe.

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Try our app, it's exactly like our website down to the pixel except for how it accesses your contacts, location, microphone, pictures and camera and it's not always nagging you to try our app.

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Apparently an American who doesn't know Scottish is responsible for writing a significant part of Scottish Wikipedia, with hilarious results reddit.com/r/Scotland/comments

TIL that rare candies in pokemon taste like freedom.

The POSIX standard costs $856. Why do we use this laughably expensive standard in FOSS at all?

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Attention Deficit Hypertext Disorder

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"A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude."

-- Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

Breaks; Speedrunners 

Probably contentious, but I think speedrunners should have mandatory breaks for every two hours in a run just like workers. A full half hour break if more than five hours; two if more than ten.

Also, for extremely long runs (more than eight hours), the player can choose to stop at eight hours and start again the next day. If they continue, they must stop at twelve hours. There must be at least ten hours here.

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Awesome! @soatok wrote a huge guide on getting started in tech, from why you might want to, to choosing paths, getting your first tech job, all the way to paying it forward.

This looks like it took a lot of effort, and you should share it around to those interested in the tech industry as a career.

Being from a queer, furry perspective does not hurt, either :bowie_tongue:

soatok.blog/2020/06/08/furward

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Just to be clear here, by designating #antifa as a terrorist organisation Trump just officially declared the US as a fascist state.

What you are witnessing right now in the US, are the first days of a openly fascist state.

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youtu.be/yKf9aUIxdb4

this man received a sudoku puzzle to solve for his sudoku youtube channel. he was told he wasn't allowed to look at it until he was recording. so on the video, he opened it up and immediately said "i'm being made fun of. this obviously isn't solvable. he's about to get an angry phone call"

..."well, i can place a few digits here and here. but that's it. after that it's impossible."

"well i suppose i could narrow down this digit here but like. this grid does not have a unique solution. it can't."

anyway click the link to watch a man go from frustrated with his friend to unbelievably stunned at the impossible beauty of the puzzle he just solved in only 25 minutes

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3. startup makes a horrible business decision or gets bought up by someone onerous; it's inevitable, it's a startup.
4. everybody's shocked, shocked™, but still go with "using it for non-sensitive stuff, too late to move on"
5. rinse, repeat.

Do you know why we don't get a proper, decentralized, easy to use software solutions? This is why. Because we keep letting shitty startups crowd out the good projects.

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