OMG this is AWESOME!! You can get it to generate images from hundreds of categories & even interpolate between two images.
Here's a cross between a border collie and a bullfrog, and a cross between a garter snake and a stopwatch
Sexism and tech jobs (research) Show more
I'm looking for a recent example of a bro-y tech job ad, which is harder than it used to be so I think that's a good thing. But I did find one that says "[company] is founded on biblical principles and has biblically informed goals. Accordingly, the reputation of [company] and the character of our employees is of utmost importance."
I proposed an alternate version called "Fire Yourself: a radical solution to diversity in tech" which unfortunately did not get picked, but maybe that's what I do with the last third of this one
I love speaking but the lead time between proposal and presentation can be hard Show more
In a few days I’m giving a talk at RubyConf that’s an update of one I did in 2016. It’s been a lot harder to prepare than I thought, and writing the proposal back in July doesn’t help.
There’s a lot more written on the topic in the last two years, and I’ve also internalized most of what I learned and acted on it. My brain finds that combination pretty unexciting.
So what am I still trying to learn?
For this week's Recompiler Podcast we're going to be talking about learning and teaching technology. Listen in about 10 minutes at recompilermag.live
I turned off the unread count notification badge on my email app to see if it would help me focus on other things, but it's a little too weird to not have that info.
What's interesting in tech news this week? We're picking topics for the podcast.
look at the possum... cleaning itself like a little kitten.. beautiful... (apologies for the window smudges this was taken at dog nose height)
Another genderless insult you can use in your time of greatest need Show more
I started to worry that I was dinking around on twitter instead of doing work, but searching for “startup about page with white guys and dog” is actually a thing I need to do today
I don't think I realized how burned out I was on software development until I'd actually recovered, just this year. All sorts of things that seemed unreasonably hard are suddenly easy again. It feels really good to dive back in.
Yuri is the softest
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