Like, that's the opposite of social! It fosters the opposite of a human connection. Instead of relating to the person it constantly suggests that you only engage with topics. What's so sad is that so many people are totally acclimated to this. They act like topics instead of people, and bring this attitude with them even off of social media.
When was the last time you asked someone to tell you about themselves and they just listed out things they like? Even I do this.
It's weird how quickly we can adopt tooling that change our expectations about development processes even though it is mostly for aesthetics. Python's "black" let's me put code absolutely anywhere without thinking about it. Just save it and let it reformat it.
Manages to make a good criticism of Capt Marvel without falling into the cheap (though deserved) jab at woke culture.
Yeah, you can call Decimal.normalize(), but then you need to be special-casing your formatting code which is just stupid.
15+ years working with Python and most of the issues I would run into were either my fault (not understanding a concept) or an inherit limitation of the platform , i.e, if you want really fast code or rely on good parallelism, you are not going to have a good time.
Today though I think I hit the first thing that truly disappointed me: try formatting a Decimal number in a way that it prints only the significant digits. You can not. `:g` works for floats, but not Decimals.
I re-started my blog a few months ago and got maybe only 3 posts since. I never planned to be a prolific writer, but it's funny how every draft I start ends up like something that could be a single post here. But then I don't write it here because I usually write to organize my thoughts, while here (I think) the posts should bring a conversation.
"The medium is the message", but I don't know what is cause-and-effect in this. Is my lack of writing due to the shallowness of my thoughts?
It should be a very sad day for both conservatives and progressives alike when we just assume that a dual-income family (and outsourcing child-rearing and child-care) is the only way that we can live in a rich country.
New life goal: to get the BabylonBee their own instance on the fediverse.
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