I think having similar music tastes is definitely something I'd want for a hypothetical future partner. I want to be able to share my appreciation of some of my favorite songs with others.

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Ugh... Now they're trying to make interstate travel illegal for an abortion. I literally saw the word 'trafficked' ...

If I were to ever write a webapp, I'd try to do it in Rust

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People say you can't build GUI apps in Rust, but I've been doing it for years and I love it.

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Rust is such a pleasant language to work with that if I could use it for everything, I would.

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"how many layers of capitalism are you on?"

"like,, maybe 5, or 6 right now my dude"

"you are like a little baby. watch this"

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I regret to inform you that UI freeze for GNOME 43 is in, like, ONE MONTH 😬😬😬

August 6, to be precise. If there's anything you still want to get into 43, now's the time to get it done and start poking reviewers ;)

wiki.gnome.org/FortyThree

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One of my work mates has been implementing support for extensions to #GNOME Web (a.k.a. Epiphany): blog.tingping.se/2022/06/29/We

This has been made possible because at #Igalia we want more of us to dogfood a WebKit-based browser, and the number one complaint was “but, I miss extension $XYZ”. Luckily, being an owner-based coop we can *choose* ourselves to invest time in things like these :pika:

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So, anyone know of a company in Europe willing to hire and import a software engineer from the US? Asking for a friend.

I wish more companies did take-home projects instead of live coding interviews

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After six months of being EOL, Minecraft Bedrock Launcher is back with an update! It enables playing Minecraft (as in, the version on other platforms like Android, iOS, consoles, and Windows) anywhere you can use Flatpak! Play on Realms with your friends! flathub.org/apps/details/io.mr

So, anyone know of a company in Europe willing to hire and import a software engineer from the US? Asking for a friend.

Hot take: algorithms for suggestions aren't inherently evil - just some of them.

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Z's random language quiz:
What do you call these?

Please CW your responses to avoid influencing others. I'm looking for whatever your immediate ‘gut’ reaction is here, however seemingly silly, as you would use in casual conversation.

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It's especially refreshing after the Synder/Batfleck version.

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