’Or, worst of all, executives lose their way and stop enforcing any value system at all. Then the value system reverts to the default: politics and backstabbing. It wouldn't bother me so much if it weren't so hopelessly inefficient. […] Nobody would ever pick a value like “don't respect your co-workers.” Respecting your co-workers is just basic civility. By the time you have to write it down, you've already lost.’
https://apenwarr.ca/log/20190926 h/t @ceejbot
Facebook is a garbage company and owns what's happening to this country?
Still work there? Dish or quit. https://twitter.com/brooklynmarie/status/1324191000135262208
So apparently the Maricopa County building where ballots are being counted is now being evacuated because a large group of armed protesters is right outside, demanding that ballots be counted. #cantmakeitup (v/ CNN)
@firstname.lastname@example.org Indeed, the local language variant (English: “as cited in”) is more popular than Latin here. And such secondary sources are frowned upon by some people.
I’m no expert in TeX, but found this link with a possible solution that may or may not work for you: https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/63484/how-to-cite-a-paper-i-didnt-read
@ceejbot There is The Long Dark … not sure though if that’s quite what you’re looking for!
“Imagine an America without racism. The mere thought of that brings tears to my eyes, because it feels so far out of reach.”
“Used tea” for sale on the ’net … you’ll find anything these days. #thanksbutnothanks
This is so important. In so many organizations, "niceness" — in the sense of superficial politeness and positivity — operates as cover for incompetence, a lack of emotional intelligence, and a total inability to be genuinely accountable for harmful choices or bad leadership. https://twitter.com/iSmashFizzle/status/1268505039548579840
Microsoft Research came up with an A.I. model to predict the number of bugs in a code base and the top predictors in order of accuracy were
- company org structure
- code churn
- code complexity
- code coverage
Anyone else not surprised?
There are some really bad places to discover your milk went bad at 17:45 on a Saturday. #countrylife
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