Friday, 4 PM, inbox zero, todo zero. Job's done.

Sombres Forêts - La mort du soleil // youtube.com/watch?v=9ImLhpSHgJ // atmospheric black metal // Canada // 2013

RORCAL - Muladona // rorcal.bandcamp.com/album/mula // post black metal, drone, doom // Switzerland // 2019

American Truck Simulator is free to play on Steam for the weekend, and heavily discounted down to 5€ (that's almost like 5$ but with free healthcare). Enjoy!

Two feature tasks that were assigned to me three days ago just got cancelled, as project "managers" finally woke up from their deep slumber and realised these changes weren't required at all.

So that's three days of work, down the drain.

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public isWhatever = (something): boolean => {
if (expression involving this) {
return true;
} else {
return false;
}
};

This is the kind of code I get from the most senior member of this team. It's not even 10 AM and I'm already fed up.

All Pigs Must Die - Nothing Violates This Nature // apmdsl.bandcamp.com/album/noth // hardcore, metal // USA // 2013

"Uber engineers also appear to have been so worried about false alarms that they built in an automated one-second delay between a crash detection and action."

"When the car first detected her presence, 5.6 seconds before impact, it classified her as a vehicle. Then it changed its mind to “other,” then to vehicle again, back to “other,” then to bicycle, then to “other” again, and finally back to bicycle."

wired.com/story/ubers-self-dri

"Fixed docking a Seamoth in Cyclops in VR causing physics issues"

FINALLY

Guess I'll be playing through Subnautica once again.

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Funko pop figures of Pestilence, War, Famine, and Death, sat upon My Little Pony Figurines.

"<this guy> will take care of this tomorrow"

A pattern is emerging: when this comes from That Other Team "tomorrow" doesn't mean tomorrow, it means "definitely not today, maybe tomorrow, possibly the day after, most likely next week".

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