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An excellent video from where the cofounder of Naughty Dog explains how they got every last ounce of power out of the PlayStation 1 when developing Crash Bandicoot:

If you die in Jira you die in real life.

An excellent video from where the cofounder off Naughty Dog explains how they got every last ounce of power out of the PlayStation 1 when developing Crash Bandicoot:

Why does the menu for a flagged message in iOS 13 Mail show an untappable “Unflag” heading? Seemingly the only way to unflag is to tap the last icon with the same hierarchy as alternate flags, so why call the heading “Unflag”? Confuses me every time.

No matter how hard I try, I can’t get used to menu-based iOS homescreen shortcuts. The extra step of picking something from a menu adds so much friction to using the homescreen.

how do i explain tech debt to my therapist

RT @alicegoldfuss
PROGRAMMERS: *in pairing* gtep uh I mean geep ugh grep haha it’s so hard with you watching me

ALSO PROGRAMMERS: traverse a binary tree while I stare at you

"the older I get the more I am enjoying dumb verbose code, over fancy concise code" via

if you're not happy single, you won't be happy in a relationship.

true happiness comes from closing 100 chrome tabs after solving an obscure programming bug, not from someone else

This image from Microsoft’s Windows 10 icons article captures the last twenty years of icon design so well.

Combine the new JavaScript features “nullish coalescing” with “optional chaining” and a ternary to make your code extra modern and abstract. Your PRs will be unstoppable come review time.

RT @Foone
So I learned of an amusing bug today:

Docker for Windows won't run if you have the Razer Synapse driver management tool running.

But the reason is the funny part...

Me trying to update a webpack config without googling

If you don’t want Spotify to take over podcasts for themselves, the best things you can do are:

- Don’t listen there. Most other podcast apps are better anyway!

- Stop listening to any shows that become Spotify exclusives, and tell the creators why they lost you as a listener.

RT @abbyfuller
So you’re telling me I have to exercise multiple times every week for the rest of my life?

I’m confused.

How did we conclude that the best way to prepare kids for the future is to cluster them into a setting where they are organized by age, into grades, and forced to learn the same things, at the same time and pace, 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, for 12 + years?


RT @OvercastFM
Introducing Voice Boost 2 in Overcast, which brings mastering-quality volume leveling to your podcasts:

Also in this update (v. 2020.1):

- AirPlay 2 (with Smart Speed and Voice Boost, of course)
- Skip intros/outros by X seconds
- Restored iOS 12 support

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