"One day, I lost half a trillion bytes of computer data."
"Wow, what happened? An earthquake? A meteor strike?!?"
"No, I dropped it in an airport."
@gamethyme hey do you have the popcorn out on this Kamikagari situation
i understand that people don't like it when people defend software like screen or vim or emacs or excel or whatever but like
there are two paradigms of teaching users how to use software
one is to make a self-consistent interface and document it extremely thoroughly and surface that documentation to the user immediately
the other is to just drop them on the beach with a few signposts and abandon them to fuck around
the problem is that the second way is really common and totally fucks users over
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earwormed by HellMarch.mp3: go through day feeling mildly pumped and ready for anything
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