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hey kids
you know what's cool?
accessible websites
:blobcool:
*guitar solo*

@sir I think it's a confusion about what "git internals" really means. git plumbing != git's implementation details. git is a data structure manipulation tool, so you should know how that data structure looks like to use it effectively. It would be more like saying "you don't have to know how velocity works just to drive a car".

I can't listen to this song, it's too good, it distracts me from my work

lol I watched this again and realized I was at this concert IRL

US & Canadian govts: Knock down every tree in a straight line for the next 8,891 kilometers

1783 surveyors:

Yes, of course I want a rotary cell phone.

The power switch is an actual slide switch. No holding down a stupid button to make it turn off and not being sure it really is turning off or what. justine-haupt.com/rotarycellph

Awk in 20 Minutes

ferd.ca/awk-in-20-minutes.html

Recommended reading for users of Unix systems

And in any case, git internals are SIMPLE. You can grok them inside of an hour. A car engine is far from simple.

I hear the "you shouldn't have to learn how your engine works just to drive a car" argument often used to counter my insistence on learning git's internals to understand its externals.

My response: git is a tool for professionals. Racecar drivers should definitely understand how engines work. Amateur users of version control systems are using the undo and redo buttons in a Google Document. Git is a professional tool and if you're a professional then you have a professional obligation to learn your tools properly.

You're looking at a website describing some new tech which solves some problem

They're really excited about this project. A little bit too excited.

An uneasy feeling start to gnaw in the back of your head as you read on.

You scroll down. There it is.

"Blockchain"

*close tab*

I don't even want your blockchain satire posts in my notifications. Two hits, your username and the block button.

Blockshit is the MLM's of the technology industry

Literally any technology with "coin" in the name or "chain" mentioned in its FAQ can shove their chaincoins directly into their ass and get out of my goddamn web browser/inbox/chat room/fucking life

New code golf genre: speed coding

Who can implement a given program in the least amount of time under bizzare constraints

For my next trick, I'll be writing a web browser in Excel

For my next trick, I'll be writing a C compiler in Powershell

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