"Today I'm going to finish that stupid app I'm coding during lunch breaks 'cause it's almost done."

Said him, before jumping into Netflix again.

Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy — and it’s hard to delete

Google tracks a lot of what you buy, even if you purchased it elsewhere, like in a store or from Amazon.

Last week, CEO Sundar Pichai wrote a New York Times op-ed that said “privacy cannot be a luxury good.” But behind the scenes, Google is still collecting a lot of personal information from the services you use, such as Gmail, and some of it (...)
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Google Uses Gmail To Track a History of Things You Buy -- and It's Hard To Delete
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As it's the 10th anniversary of Minecraft, a reminder that there's a free open alternative called Minetest:

minetest.net/

You can follow it on the Fediverse at:

@Minetest

It has many game modes including online multiplayer servers.

#Minetest #Minecraft #Minecraft10Years #Alternatives #FLOSS

There is this person that you don't quite get along and you don't know why.

And then this person retweets a misogynist and then you know why.

Damn, I really forgot to update my blog recently...

Last year I said this year I would go to RustConf.

I can't :(

What format do you prefer for reading short stories? Boosts appreciated.

The main thing is, your problems are hardly unique, and with a sufficient amount of searching you can likely find the answer. However, this does not alleviate you of your responsibility to others as part of being a human being.

So help me, if I catch any of you posting to a forum that "I solved my issue" without explaining what the solution was... there will be Hell to pay...

Things I've been saying recently:

"If someone comes with a new programming language that is completely secure, can't crash, can't fail, has better or same performance C, but I have to implement my own linked list (or any growable list), I'd quit programming and start my potato plantation.

'Cause we learnt FUCKING NOTHING."

It's awesome how images are constantly failing to load recently.

If only they have, dunno, the images all on different servers...

Then they could also distribute tweets along those servers, so someone reading their timeline wouldn't pressure a single server...

On the other hand, I may have too addicted to implementing `Consumer`s and `Function`s around my code.

gonna make a federated social bookmarking app with the tagline "let your friends see the weird shit you save to read later"

Toy app: fought the type system, won, app run without any issues.

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