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2018-04-20 (Friday)


  1. The best of Python: a collection of my favorite articles from 2017 and 2018 (so far)

    Some useful stuff for me. But also, more generally, a great example of a useful collection of recent articles around one topic. Lovely. (via @simonw)


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    @knotnicky Thanks! I hadn’t seen that. As someone said in the replies, I hope there’s a documentary about the preparations. [also, complex secret RSS handshake]

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    “HELLO. MY NAME IS SARAH FROM GREATER ANGLIA TRAINS…” Robotic authoritarian announcements have names now. I hope I spelled it right Sara/Sarah.

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    “IF YOU SEE SOMETHING THAT DOESN’T LOOK RIGHT…” I’m stuck at your station for fifty minutes because your train was delayed and I missed the connection?

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    @gwire I think I had that exact thing. Ended up rebooting in recovery mode and reinstalling the OS, as suggested there. Which worked fine. Phew.

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    @infovore @mildlydiverting Splitter.

  • Liked tweets

  • knotnicky’s avatar

    @philgyford hello! I just got an RSS post from you with the article about Beyoncé (yes people still use RSS!) and I wanted to share this in case you hadn’t seen it:… (hopefully the thread thing will work).

    jensimmons’s avatar

    As a person who 300+ shows in my 20s, I’ve been sitting here for an hour trying to figure out how Beyoncé’s team did that show. A one time performance? On a festival stage with one hour to complete load-in? With perfect everything — sound, choreography, CAMERA, live editing…

  • youngvulgarian’s avatar

    the worst babies are the ones on buses who stare at you but don't smile when you pull silly faces at them. what do you want from me, you tiny crank