My favorite use case rn is “you were a guest speaker in my class.”

LinkedIn is a website for connecting younger devs to my network.

If you use with lots of videos you gotta budget an extra 30min of prep time for the spinny beachball of death.

So I realize I've been thinking of social networks as graph-based and set-based.

Graph-based means you follow other users and get a feed of their posts. (E.g. Facebook, Goople, birdsite, here).

Set-based means you are either in or out and if you're in, your feed is the same as everyone else who's in. (E.g. subreddits, mailing lists, USENET groups, web fora.)

I'm finding this to be a useful distinction.

Subject line: How do you rank against Google Engineers and MIT Grads

“you have been selected for this complimentary programming skills test” ಠ_ಠ

I had an anxiety dream about an Ethernet jack that was only halfway plugged in because its little plastic foot had broken off.

To date (according to this article) 52 straight/cis actors have been nominated for playing queer/trans characters in film, while no openly queer/trans actor have been nominated for for playing queer/trans characters in film.

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The bouncer squints skeptically at the ID. "This really you?" he asks, half-jokingly.

"Well, no, it's not," Magritte says, "it's a representation of--"

Design Justice, A.I., and Escape from the Matrix of Domination by Sasha Costanza-Chock

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