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theverge.com/circuitbreaker/20 Google "forgot" to tell customers about the unadvertised microphone in Nest Secure. In other news, the Greeks "forgot" to tell Troy about the unadvertised soldiers in that big wooden horse. Adtech IoT devices are not your friend.

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@baturkey
Lisp fans describe any other language as "like Lisp, but not as good".

"The latest hot language, Python, is a watered-down Lisp with infix syntax and no macros."

Oh damn

paulgraham.com/popular.html

"It was not until Perl 5 (if then) that the language was suitable for writing serious programs"

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boost this and I'll assign you an rpg trinket* until I can't think of any more trinkets**

* a simple item lightly touched by mystery

**as above, but plural

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Every once in a while I'm reminded that once upon a time, some people tried to make the worst, most unlistenable song ever, and that it's just out there if you want to listen to it.

youtu.be/-gPuH1yeZ08

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🎶Logical Dad,
Logical Dad
Doing the things
Ambassadors can
What's he like?
It's not important
Logical Dad

Does he love Spock,
or is it respect?
During pon farr
does his dick get wrecked?
or does his dick
wreck him instead?

Nobody knows
Logical Dad 🎶

Trefoils and Toffee-tastic are the last favorite Girl Scout cookies at the office because they're still available. Thin Mints and Samoas went within an hour.

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I beg you to watch the video embedded in this article about a baseball player winning his arbitration hearing, it is literally one of the funniest things I have ever seen in my life deadspin.com/sean-casey-once-w

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:siren: :siren: ALERT ALERT ALERT :siren: :siren:

there is a site ran by the us government that dispenses dad jokes

fatherhood.gov/dad-jokes/jokes

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Thinking about getting into podcasts for while I'm sitting in my office.

Any good recommendations?

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@mcmillen Sorry we're not taking your word for it, random Twitter man. We'll just check it out for ourselves for a few days and decide our own opinion on it.

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I am so sick of people writing documents to be read and navigated as single page applications.

manu.sporny.org/2014/json-ld-o

"It’s not like many of the things that are in most W3C specifications are complicated, it’s just that the editor is bad at explaining them to non-implementers, which are most of the web developers that end up reading these specification documents."

Channel Fireball throwing some shade at its customers for its Valentine's Day sale. "10% off all singles"

Cards pictured: Lost Soul, Lonely Sandbar, Lone Wolf

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Former Apple Lawyer Who Was Supposed To Keep Employees From Insider Trading Has Been Charged With Insider Trading
bit.ly/2SQU0x1

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"Help! None of my projects want to be SPAs" by Jason Goldstein whatisjasongoldstein.com/writi

I agree with the author that React, unlike Angular or CoffeeScript, seems to have staying power. I think though that React's real innovation is the component model, and there are plenty of other frameworks that have taken that idea and run with it (Vue, Svelte, etc.).

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