I think my favourite website security feature is when they pop up with a dialogue saying they're going to log you out for inactivity, but don't actually do it

On the plus side, I might end up so desensitised I don't even react when people people deliberately deadname me

One of my colleagues in this temp job has my deadname, and because they're struggling it gets said a lot by people trying to help them, and it's making me jump

Here it is! The grand finale of the 2nd Programming Language World Championships! #plwc2020

Should Python really be able to defend its title? Is C still the lingua franca of programming in 2020?

You decide!

She used to be the neighbour's dad's cat, but he's too old to look after her so now she's trying to cohabitate with dangermouse. In the first picture she's trying to get in on us looking at the neighbour's new baby chickens in her shed

At the end of a long and trying valentines day, which did not include a hot date (where are you all, nerd boys of mastodon?) I got to pat... Actually not my cat Coco, I don't know where she is right now, but I met the neighbour's new cat!

"Hey, you know what humans are famously way better than computers at?"

A ton of information on this coronavirus dashboard from Johns Hopkins.

Most interestingly, it looks like new cases are substantially tapering off? Or could that be an artifact of something like delayed reporting?
gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/app

Not only did I get rejected for that job from yesterday, I've spent all day today in waiting rooms and not, say, petting the cat

Would you believe today is terrible for reasons entirely unrelated to it being valentines day?

predictable 

I watched one (1) train video somebody put on twitter and now youtube is suggesting a video entitled "Six Months In the Merchant Marine"

re: jobs and clothes (+) 

re: jobs and clothes (+) 

jobs and clothes (+) 

Children. I do not see the bliss in this.

— Urvad Udilolin, hammerer

Ironically the second thing is clothing help for interviews! But even if I get the job from this morning there will still be more rounds for it, which will be more formal

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