Convinced there are two kinds of developers: the ones who quit developing on Windows because it's a Byzantine maze of traps, and the ones who have given up on life.
"But I've both given up on life and given up on Windows."
I have good news for you friend!
"I develop on Windows, it isn't that hard to work around all the traps."
I have bad news for you, friend.
@moiety I might argue that this was a better situation than what we have today 😂
@moiety Why did tech abandon IRC?! I hate slack, I hate discord, I hate running 207 different chat clients.
@makiniqa @anarchiv @truckfreak As an engineer and native English speaker, I feel like most technical people are really really bad at technical writing. In University, there was an open disdain for technical writing courses, and most of my coworkers now are horrible at it.
Technical writing doesn't have to be super stiff and make these elaborate passive-voice constructions, and yet...
bitching about code under capitalism
when i tell people “capitalism is why software is bad” unless they’re already anti-capitalists, they don’t believe me; but if you walk through the evidence and the dynamics, they just get sad and talk about wanting to give up. really? your alternatives are “unquestioning compliance” and “depression”? lord help me the centrists will kill us all
Logitech is getting rid of in-camera hardware encoding 😞 (https://www.logitech.com/en-us/video-collaboration/resources/think-tank/articles/article-logitech-and-h264-encoding.html)
This really screws over what I've been using these cameras for, which is admittedly niche.
Just finished The Fifth Season and... fuck.
*goes to increase Patreon donation for N.K. Jemisin*
@Shufei I ended up in a situation whereby I was installing docker on windows. Do not recommend. The base image is somehow over 8gb? And it takes over a minute to run a simple "Hello World" container?
electronics, science, space, bad puns, and one day escaping to the one place that hasn't been corrupted by capitalism.
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