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website explains algorithms in the style of IKEA instruction manuals

I've had a really quiet Saterday so far, just woke up late, had an unhealthy lunch and tea and stayed in to play Path of Exile most of today.

Writing an article on data loss prevention systems and strategies.

Wow. Poor That feeling of terror when you realise that you have no backups is one of the worse.

small brain: writing code
glowing brain: deleting code
enlightened brain: never having written code in the first place
galaxy brain: what's "code"

Am I the only Mastodiva who plays Path of Exile?

I think the best lesson you can give to a computer programmer is to let them know that they're not alone in trying to figure this shit out.

Hell, it's a young field and already we've created so many different cultures and languages. Nobody could possibly know all of this all the time.

Be gentle with yourself, computer programmer. The task is hard enough without being hard on yourself.

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‘Stephen Hawking’s final words to the internet: robots aren’t the problem, capitalism is’

“If machines produce everything we need, the outcome will depend on how things are distributed. Everyone can enjoy a life of luxurious leisure if the machine-produced wealth is shared, or most people can end up miserably poor if the machine-owners successfully lobby against wealth redistribution.”

Also on our radar:

Today is a documentation writing day for stuff I wrote ages ago that no one else understands.

It's important to understand the cycle of abuse in order to break free of it. People wonder why victims put up with abuse. One of the big reasons is that they blame themselves for making their "perfect caring, wonderful" partner/family member/friend angry because they really believe the mistake they were *set up to make* was actually their fault. So people get sucked into this mindset that they must try to work ever harder to make the other person happy because they are the source of unhappiness

countdown to destroying both my monitors

Are there any black trans game developers out there in masto land that are willing to make themselves known and point me to your work?

I've got the rest of the day off so I'll just play Path of Exile until the numbness fades

Filling is complete, it was pretty much painless.

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Someone modded 1992 Wolfenstein 3D to remove all the nazis and guns, but they left the dogs. So you get to run around and pet the dogs. They jump at you, and deplete your health, whoops, they're just so excited to be pet!
Play on your retro PC, or fire up dosbox, and get ready for Woof3D