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Jason McDonald - software engineering, form meeting function, philosophy, language, art, computers, music, science, learning, et al. Atlanta, GA.
When I grump at i++ when ++i would've worked, I remember that at least I don't grump when n/2 isn't n>>1 #getoffmylawn
For an entire industry whose primary medium is logic, the programming world is pretty terrible at keeping language precise
When someone talks complete nonsense but the idea is still brilliant #reactions http://t.co/N6LFAq1tOZ
When someone talks complete nonsense but the idea is still brilliant #reactions http://t.co/N6LFAq1tOZ
Making our site responsive: http://tmblr.co/ZeEmUl1eOYrH7 #uxreactions via @uxreactions
RT @maxcroser: The size of North America compared to Europe; cities transposed (Source: http://de.reddit.com/r...) http://t.co/V05jpYbAHR
RT @maxcroser: The size of North America compared to Europe; cities transposed  (Source: http://bit.ly/1K5OsSW) http://t.co/V05jpYbAHR
RT @codinghorror: "Those who were asked to provide explanations softened their view" http://www.bbc.com/future...
RT @codinghorror: "Those who were asked to provide explanations softened their view" http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140521-the-best-way-to-win-an-argument
#readinglist Finished Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
RT @fwdpxl: ALL OF IT. http://uxreactions.com/
RT @fwdpxl: ALL OF IT.  http://uxreactions.com/
Yup, 15 years later, still hate C-style header files.
RT @tferriss: Every $1 invested in #afterschool saves $9 for taxpayers. http://afterschoolalliance.org/issue_2... @RepHalRogers @NitaLowey
RT @tferriss: Every $1 invested in #afterschool saves $9 for taxpayers. http://ow.ly/KrM2k @RepHalRogers @NitaLowey
Problem solving is most effective as a group activity, design is most effective as an individual activity.
Some days I just need a Personal Analogy Assistant. I'm terrible at these things -- like buttering a cat.
Jumping jacks while your coffee brews, that'll wake you up! #killingit
RT @osheamobile: Hermione Granger is scarier than any Dark Lord. Be thankful she's not evil.
RT @osheamobile: Remember when Hermione Granger kept a woman alive in a jar for weeks
RT @osheamobile: Remember when Hermione Granger permanently disfigured a classmate
RT @osheamobile: Remember when Hermione Granger misappropriated a time machine to hide a wanted fugitive from the government
RT @osheamobile: Remember when Hermione Granger sent a grown woman to get molested by centaurs
RT @osheamobile: Remember when Hermione Granger outwitted two separate incarnations of Voldemort before she turned 14
RT @janl: 20 year old engineer: "I’d like a 30 hour day". 30 year old engineer: "I’d like a 30 hour week". #experience
RT @perrychen: just now, William Gibson tries VR headset for the 1st time."they did it!" w/ @arikuschnir @amandapalmer @GreatDismal http://t.co/Vi0sAHAUH6
RT @perrychen: just now, William Gibson tries VR headset for the 1st time."they did it!" w/ @arikuschnir @amandapalmer @GreatDismal http://t.co/Vi0sAHAUH6
RT @shawnwildermuth: Holy sh*t snacks! Redditors find massive 'Archer' Easter egg http://shawnw.me/1Ic7DZ8
RT @shawnwildermuth: Holy sh*t snacks! Redditors find massive 'Archer' Easter egg http://shawnw.me/1Ic7DZ8
RT @codinghorror: Eventually the dead people will outnumber the living on Facebook
. @WoodstockPD Will I be escorted away at gunpoint for wearing flip flops?
RT @shawnwildermuth: I think I need this on my lock screen: http://shawnw.me/1GPOOcN http://t.co/BCIhtAt80q
RT @shawnwildermuth: I think I need this on my lock screen: http://shawnw.me/1GPOOcN http://t.co/BCIhtAt80q
"Your Job Is Not to Write Code" by @lauraklein https://medium.com/@laurak...
"Your Job Is Not to Write Code" by @lauraklein https://medium.com/@lauraklein/your-job-is-not-to-write-code-d002609b117a?source=tw-lo_5dd1158ddbb3-1426563224875
"Your Job is to Define the Product" by @johnbentleyii https://medium.com/@johnbe...
"Your Job is to Define the Product" by @johnbentleyii https://medium.com/@johnbentleyii/your-job-is-to-define-the-product-122d643f95eb?source=tw-lo_5dd1158ddbb3-1426563235933
RT @aphyr: However, programs are not only symbolic: they are social constructs, and their correctness depends on clear communication with other humans.
RT @tferriss: This street musician (@dimestorenvlst) blew me away. At 6th/Congress in Austin. https://instagram.com/p...
RT @tferriss: This street musician (@dimestorenvlst) blew me away. At 6th/Congress in Austin. https://instagram.com/p/0ROAXVH8Vl/
The Only Moral Absolute http://imgur.com/gallery... via @imgur
The Only Moral Absolute http://imgur.com/gallery/J2Fo7XE via @imgur
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