Haskell fans, horror fans, classics fans: lend me your imaginations! I'm (thinking of) doing a JSON-related thing, and in true #Haskell tradition, I have two choices:
1. Argonauts reference
2. Friday 13th reference
I want both. Suggestions appreciated - the punnier, the better!
learning about the chasm between "charity" and "tzedakah" is so fucking illuminating
Charity is a Christian tradition that is all about being magnanimous and how people are moved to do Christian love to people in need
Tzedakah is a Jewish tradition of our ethical obligation to identify injustice in our society and put our time and resources into solving those problems
the former is all about good will and generosity, the latter is mandatory
it gets even better! the recruiter is a woman! c'mon, at least _read_ the drivel you're sending to your potential contacts...
"haha yeah I want to use Linux but it's so nice to have access to all this compatible software"
yeah bro imagine not having access to important stuff on a platform
like I dunno, _being allowed to install software at all_
this goes for Microsoft as well but I am less annoyed by them because they are not actively antagonistic to people who want to install alternative operating systems. yet.
like... i dunno, i respect a lot of people who work at apple and like all megacorps they do a lot of positive things by accident
but the whole "we own our devices even after you buy them, fuck you if you want to use them" thing is unconscionable and a net negative for humanity
@tindall I’m more annoyed by the people in the tech press/podcasting space who openly state they are against any attempts to even open up the App Store to competition. It’s basically an, “I paid good money to live in this gated community and don’t want poor folks mucking it up!”
It's easier to build from a Mac to a Linux server than from Linux to Mac or an iPhone, so cross platform devs have no choice but to have at least one Mac - so they may as well use it.