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At a bathroom store deciding on a new bathroom:
Wife: I like that you’re contributing ideas.
Me: Aw thanks for saying that.
Wife: I don’t like any of the ideas but I appreciate the contribution.
Me: ...

Gets 60% keyboard. Discovers how much he used arrow keys.

I’m a little obsessed over Ólafur Arnalds’ cover of Say My Name by Destiny’s Child.

https://song.link/nl/i/1106869724

What are good resources for new QA's who are non-technical but interested in QA automation? e.g. automated browser tests, pipeline integration. Talks? Articles?

A cozy chat about onboarding with https://Quin.md at the Lead Developers Meetup. 🔥 https://www.meetup.com/Lead-Developers-Amsterdam

‪“Preserving the web, or more specifically the open principles behind it, means protecting one of the few paths for innovation left in the modern tech world that doesn't have a giant company acting as a gatekeeper.”‬ 💯

‪https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/24/15681958/what-is-web-definition‬

Choosing whether or not to include world coverage on my dutch health insurance. 🤔 ‘I’m probably not travelling outside of Europe much this year, I can save some money.’ Remembers Brexit...

Here’s my proxy 2c on the 40+ working hours thing. 💯 this:

https://twitter.com/cullophid/status/1210356984245051392?s=21

PSA: You can set muted words in Twitter.

Settings > Content preferences > Muted > Muted words

I really hope post it notes and a timeline were involved.

https://twitter.com/ljxie/status/1206441836073537536

This. 💯

https://twitter.com/davidkpiano/status/1205163052418641922

That moment at a conference when complete strangers gather around a small table with their conference breakfast and say nothing at all.

I felt guilty popping my daughter’s balloon puppy so I put it outside in the cold and now I feel worse.

Tis the season. 🎄

https://twitter.com/markeiamccarty/status/1200531956548558848?s=21

Periodic reminder...

https://twitter.com/DasSurma/status/1087415492116185089?s=20

This makes me wonder about how companies with remote employees stipulate “working hours”. Given that all of the social elements of a work day are stripped away.

https://www.wired.com/story/eight-hour-workday-is-a-lie/

I have a free day on my own in Berlin next week. Give me your Berlin tips please. ☺️

What was the first video game you remember playing?

I think for me it was Harrier Attack on my cousin’s Amstrad.

Half of software development is just knowing what keywords to search for.

This is both very cool, and a really good post explanation about how to use a singular ‘they’. Also someone in the comments adds that historically ‘you’ was also only plural and transitioned to plural or singular. 🏳️‍🌈

https://twitter.com/iancoldwater/status/1192822639443763204?s=21