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Watching British Antiques Roadshow for the first time in a while and OH MY GOD WE’RE SO EMOTIONALLY REPRESSED.

“This is worth £20,000”.
“Yes…. Oh… Well.” 😳

There is sooo much value in this advice. Time is your scarcest resource. The ‘simplest solution’ has the duel effect of being the quickest to implement and the easiest to maintain.

As someone who ends up building a lot of architectural and infrastructure code, there's one thing I cannot emphasize enough: do the simplest thing that works. Do not try to imagine future requirements, or support ill-defined potential use cases. It will always change later.

— Promit Roy ⚡ (@promit_roy) June 18, 2021

I love @wirecutter@twitter.com. But often I wish there was a euro-centric version. So many things are way more expensive here vs US or just not available.

Hey Netherlands folks! Is anyone aware of a health insurance collective agreement for freelancers?

Without fail, iOS consistently corrects “well” to “we’ll” and “we’ll” to “well” in the exact opposite direction that I’d like. Is ‘autocorrect micro aggressions’ a term?

My kid is just going to have to make do with this toast with a smily face of chocolate sprinkles I made her.

This is professional surfer Billy Kemper — and his son Lion — surfing together.

Just gonna leave it here. Magnificent…https://t.co/Ccv3Li053e

— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) June 11, 2021

What alternatives to Slack are folks using and enjoying? What’s different? What’s better?

Not sure what the Fastly issue was yet, but timely reminder for those asking 'how could this happen with today's technology' that modern software infrastructure isn't what you imagine it is. https://xkcd.com/2347/

Dependency

Dependency

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The ‘the internet is broken’ Twitter is my favourite twitter.

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I wish instead of "remote work" we started talking about distributed teams.

— Jennifer Davis (@sigje) June 5, 2021