Picard leadership tip: If everyone on your team quits, don't pretend you fired them. No one will believe you.
There were words written in pencil in the margins of the library book: 'Erase this message'
I rolled my eyes, erased them. On the next page: 'Thank you'
Then: 'This message is only yours'
And my name. My real, secret name.
Then: 'You'll be free'
'To be you'
'I am, in the future'
NEED TO CONVERT A VIDEO FILE?
1.) Open VLC media player
2.) [Media] > [Convert/Save] > File > [Add] > [Convert/Save]
3.) Convert > Profile > Video H.264+MP3 (MP4)
4.) Destination file > [Browse]
My view is that the error went undetected because the results confirmed the ideological bias of the authors. That is not a coding error. https://twitter.com/john_lam/status/1153079663347949569
We need better tools: the most expensive Excel spreadsheet error in history was a coding error that destroyed the Greek economy. The infamous Growth in a time of debt paper predicted -0.1% growth with the error vs. 2.2% growth without the error. https://academic.oup.com/cje/article-abstract/38/2/257/1714018?redirectedFrom=fulltext
This one is *our fault*, not consumers. This lady tried.
Another real estate person: “I tried using a password manager, but then my credit card was stolen and my annual payment for it failed - and they cut off access to all my passwords during a meeting.”
Good work, whomever the heck subscription-model vendor putzed that up. 🤷🏻♀️🍸🤦🏻♀️
someone on fb made empanadasauruses
i have a new favorite dinosaur, coincidentally.
Some days, helping people can feel like no good deed goes unpunished.
Some days, helping people can feel like the exit ramp to Good Karma City.
You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have the facts of life, the facts of life. https://twitter.com/cyberevitas/status/1152939808425222146
I saw a guy who was down on his luck outside of a McDonald's holding a sign asking for money. Mind you, it's in the 90's here.
I gave him a five and asked if he needed anything. He said he wanted a diet Coke.
I went to a chicken place nearby, got him a plate and a Coke...
Saw this on Facebook. So there is an app to snitch on homelessness in Seattle. And the city made it? Wow
It would be just terrible if everyone in Seattle installed this app and reported nonexistent tents, like, every 10 minutes wherever they were. In the middle of the grocery store. At IKEA. In parking garages. https://twitter.com/ZachWritesStuff/status/1152695597222322176
the best advice my first therapist ever gave me was that a lot of my self-deprecating jokes were leading to genuine self-deprecating thought patterns. I thought I was just poking fun but I was actually reaffirming harmful self-hating tendencies
Even if you believe in evolution, you have to admit humanity seems more like a project that took six days than 3.5 billion years.
Software engineers: take your children to work with you. This is pure gold https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jul/13/margaret-hamilton-computer-scientist-interview-software-apollo-missions-1969-moon-landing-nasa-women
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.06902 "Are We Really Making Much Progress? A Worrying Analysis of Recent Neural Recommendation Approaches" - "... considered 18 algorithms ... top-level research conferences in the last years. Only 7 of them could be reproduced with reasonable effort.
If the recruitment age is dropped to 16 does that mean if they commit war crimes they can’t be charged as adults? I’m very confused on how the West plans to use child soldiers.
Haven't realized that you can secure your computer with Vim... @MasteringVim@twitter.com
Theoretical legal question.
If someone was stalked by a person using stalkerware, it's the stalker that broke the law..
But if the company generally sold products after being told how it'll be used and knowing it was being purchased for illegal uses, are the partially liable?