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The symbol # has many names, including "hash". Using a hash to make a tag word easier to search makes the whole construct a "hashtag".
Because people say things like "check out hashtag 'learn'", people inferred that the # itself was spoken as "hashtag". This has led to some confusion in certain kinds of discussion.
This is a nice little documentary on planned obsolescence (by the youtube channel Veritasium)
the "androids are taking our jobs" sci-fi trope is honestly one of the darkest, because the entire point of automation is to make it so that nobody has to work anymore if they don't want to. In literally any non-oligarchical society, the automatically generated resources would be distributed and everyone would be happy.
the idea that a population would be so brainwashed that they want more work and less automation, instead of more automation and much more universal basic income, is so deeply and fundamentally disturbing, yet it's already happening
Welcome to Smart City Conception of Berlin:
Berlin should prefer small tech, because of its constitution article 24: "Any abuse of economic power shall be unlawful. In particular any private monopolies aimed at the domination of production and markets shall be deemed to constitute an abuse of economic power, and shall be prohibited."
Therefore please participate and boost it:
Workaround to golang inability to enforce constructors:
The last solution is my "unusual" take on the problem
Rust Forum Post | Thank you for the teaching on how to write better software - Jorge Leitao
"What I have been learning [...] was not Rust in particular, but how to write sound software in general, and that in my opinion is the largest asset that the rust community tough me[...]. This ability to identify unsound code transcends Rust's language, and in my opinion is heavily under-represented in most cost-benefit analysis over learning Rust or not."
This upgradable laptop that's also eco-friendly and powerful looks interesting.
"Years ago some journalist described the Icelandic banking crisis this way: imagine you have a dog and I have a dog and I agree your dog is worth a billion dollars and you agree my dog is worth a billion dollars, so we trade dogs and then announce that our combined worth is now two billion dollars. Bitcoin is like that, only the dogs don't exist."
I like FOSS and programming. I play the drums
Linux Geeks doing what Linux Geeks do..