Software developers using the first-gen beta of anything: Is THIS… the END?? Has my time finally come????? Is the Grim Repear here for us all??!!!??? Sell your stock NOW!!!! Also don’t forget to subscribe to my blog hey thanks lol Squarespace kthx bai #doomed
Me: Show me the glittering world of my dreams 60 times a second
PlayStation: No sweat.
Me: Great, now show me a grid of 6 icons and allow me to choose one.
PlayStation: Oh no.
My mantra that text rendering will make you cry has once again proved unassailable.
“But she played not a note
And only one moment spoke
These simple and poignant five words,
‘You people are totally absurd.’”
You know what we call people who use the phrase “nanny _something_”?
We call them assholes.
Having a very different bug reporting experience than everyone’s usual today. 📡🙈
A blog post three times longer than a bug report isn’t a waste of time, but actually filing the bug is.
Love this community so much!
I can think of few things so frustratingly counterproductive as PlayStation screaming at me when it boots after the power goes out.
You act like I have control over this?
I’m not putting a toy onto a backup battery??
Also journaling file systems are almost 30 years old???
When a bunch of people are mad at Dropbox for slurping up system resources when you stopped using it before it was cool to for exactly that reason
Had a ridiculously good time at the Overwatch League Atlanta Homestand! Dang, was it fun. 🤩
Lyft driver: Don’t forget everything!
My 4 am addled brain: 😲
Today in API diff gems: CNLabelContactRelationYoungerCousinMothersSiblingsDaughterOrFathersSistersDaughter.
“…thank you, Simone.”
Important Note for Thrill Seekers
Good morning to this beautiful hotel room Nespresso machine and nothing else!
Not lucky enough to be inside the walls this year, but still close enough to nerd out! 🤩
My family, without any prior warning, assigned my birthday this year a unicorn theme. All other things being equal, we made a good time of it. 🦄 🎈
I pushed a Docker container today.
I’m a devops professional now.
Me: Oh my goodness, it’s the incredibly rare temparate Atlanta day. I think I have to open my windows and enjoy it!
Leaf blowers: Think again, jackass.
Oh, heck, now that’s a mood.
Democracy dies in etc. etc.
We cancel and un-cancel so many people on a — not daily, hourly — over shreds of information no more or less substantive than single lines of throwaway quotation in a blog from god-knows-where and I’m just so exhausted by all of it. I can’t keep up.
Netflix Auto-Playing Previews
Netflix auto-playing previews for every single show is one of the most pronounced user-hating experiences online in a while. I get that it helps juice the audience count, but it turns browsing into a game of hot potato.
It’s seriously the most unnecessarily anxious experience. You have to keep moving, like a shark; lest you get assaulted by weird loud royalty-free music in trailers. I don’t understand how they could so badly not see through their users’ eyes.
Things normal people do a few glasses of wine in: Watch Netflix, laugh, DT their friends Things I do: Theorycraft the API design of a Slack client I have no intent of actually making