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Having breakfast before going to sleep is much better because eating makes me tired.

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Fitness plan for programmers:

every time a build or unit test fails, you have to do 10 push-ups.

You'll become either incredibly good at programming or insanely fit. Maybe both with a bit of perseverance 😅

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If this isn't a simulation, why does everyone act like an NPC?

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"The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt."

-- Bertrand Russell

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If you haven't heard of Gramatik, this is your chance to tune in and calm your soul ❤️

youtube.com/watch?v=ns3SAjqMGU

This guy is a musical genius, not kidding.

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Economist: "Reviving extinct species may soon be possible"

All I'm hearing is "Jurassic Park".

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That makes me wonder: if an AI copies my code, does the license still apply?

Will we run into a situation where GitHub Copilot keeps "unknowingly" laundering open-source code into commercial projects now?

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I feel like someone at Microsoft is watching KDE Plasma a little bit too closely...

Plasma's slogan since 2017: "Simple by default, powerful when needed"

Microsoft advertising Windows 11: "Simple by default, powerful by choice"

Really? 🤔

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"People think that computer science is the art of geniuses but the actual reality is the opposite, just many people doing things that build on each other, like a wall of mini stones."

-- Donald Knuth

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Hey Chromium, Dear Firefox. You two realize you're not actually a virtual machine, right?

Could you please stop fighting over who can use the most memory? It's not a contest.

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Companies be like: we're looking for a junior developer with the experience of a senior engineer and the salary expectations of an intern.

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Politik: Kinder sind unsere Zukunft und das wichtigste was wir haben!

Wir: Oh. Könnten wir dann kurz über Schulen reden? Wir bräuchten dringend Schulpsychologen.
Politik: Zu teuer.

Wir: Kleinere Klassen?
Politik: Zu teuer.

Wir: Mehr Lehrkräfte?
Politik: Zu teuer.

Wir: Digitalisierung?
Politik: Unnötig und zu teuer.

Wir: Wenigstens Luftfilter?
Politik: Zu teuer.

Wir: Uhm. Lufthansa?
Politik: Say no more, hier sind 9 Milliarden Euro.

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Junior dev: What's the best prefix for global variables?

Senior dev: //

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M1RACLES (CVE-2021-30747) is a covert channel vulnerability in the Apple Silicon “M1” chip:

m1racles.com/

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When the iPhone launched, all the cool apps were on the desktop, and you had to live with shitty web apps on your mobile.

Nowadays all the cool apps are on the mobiles, and you get shitty web apps for the desktop.

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