Overheard this today between a teenager and her dad:
“Why did you delete your Twitter account?”
“I dunno. I just did.”
“Were you being bullied?”
“No. I just...all the people on there say the exact same stuff as everyone else on there and like I get it, we’re all gonna die.”
One of the simplest abstractions in programming is also the one that still shocks me, because of it's beauty, purity, composability: the function. With functions you start with simple things, and layer after layer the end result can be a world of any complexity.
“There is no mysterious essence we can call a 'place'. Place is change. It is motion killed by the mind, and preserved in the amber of memory.”
JA Baker, author of The Peregrine, born this day in 1926. pic.twitter.com/DtIsyasJJS
Not sure I said that, but when I worry about machine learning being fuzzy, unpredictable, and undebuggable, I'm told not to worry because we already don't understand how our systems work. It's already hope and crossed fingers. I sulk. twitter.com/rhatr/status/1…
If you’re using an electronic planning tool like Jira, you’re missing out on one of the most powerful Agile ideas: the ability for teams to easily change their process, even daily, to better fit their needs.
The best tool for this is a big magnetic whiteboard.
Tomorrow at 3 EST, we are blowing the doors open on Sansa symbolism. The Indra's Hairnet / Medusa routine at the Purple Wedding. Dontos's murder. Stoneheart & Red Wedding Parallels. The ghost ship Merling King, Persephone & Idun, mermaids & mockingbirds.
The Sansa Locked in Ice. pic.twitter.com/t653LkwKkq