"This argument may only be specified by team admins on paid teams."

Fuck you Slack.

I thought Slack was bad. But keeping up-to-date with Discord messages after one has joined a few servers is even more difficult.

It never fails to surprise me how much boilerplate Go needs to render an HTML template of something

Hacking on some proc macros this week which is about as fun as i've had programming for a long time.
weblog/lib.rs at feature/proc-macro · rfwatson/weblog

So it turns out that switching between two computers sharing a single monitor and keyboard is a surefire recipe for typing login passwords into public Slack channels 🤦‍♂️

JavaScript developers, it's ok to publish packages which don't end in "-ify".

It's 2020 and I'm finally able to sync my desktop and mobile browser tabs. You gotta take what you can this year.

Testing out iOS 14.

Like many hostages I feel strangely grateful to Apple for finally allowing me to set Firefox as my default browser.

We’ve had this little chap living out the back recently

It's beyond ironic that two of the most essential "tools" that I use to build free software are Discord and GitHub.

While we are on the subject of attention-sucking corporate garbage, can somebody explain to me why a large part of the free software community has chosen to jump on the Discord bandwagon?

Discord is closed-source, non-free software that is not intended as a tool to improve anybody's work or lives. Please can we all stop and rethink this.

GitHub's tagline is now "The world's leading software development platform". Fuck everything to do with this corporate marketing bullshit Microsoft.

Phrases like "it's a market in human futures" are profound and accurate but far too technical in an economic and humanistic sense to be able to compete with whatever else is on Facebook, Twitter or Reddit. But a well-produced drama mixed with credible and engaging interviewees is an approach worth trying.

The semi-dramafication is the kind of thing that normally makes me turn off very quickly but I understand what they're trying to do in this case. One of the great challenges facing those of us who see surveillance capitalism for what it is is communicating to the greater public what's actually happening and what the implications are

It really hits all the right notes, and rightly focuses mostly on the surveillance capitalism angle - one of the great economic changes in the history of capitalism and one that most people are completely unaware of

The woodward tapes are gold but this guy has already burned Trump once: what was he thinking talking to him on tape?

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