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I wonder if rationalist communities is present in fediverse.

Please @ me if you know any aspiring rationalists.

“We should take wandering outdoor walks, so that the mind might be nourished and refreshed by the open air and deep breathing.”
— Seneca, On Tranquillity Mind, 17.8

It’s been over 2000 years since this quote and it’s still relevant. It’s one of the most common pieces of advice given by present day leaders in any industry.

Cross-tooting Kelly Sutton:

Periodic reminder: it’s faster to create ~20K objects in Ruby than to make one 5ms round trip to the database.

Be selective about what you optimize in your apps!

I gotta say... I understand mastodon even less than I understood twitter. 😕

Hello Assembled People of European Mastodon! I work at @eff on international copyright. You might have heard of #article13, the EU proposal to require © filters on sharing sites.

We're really worried that this could affect services like ActivePub/Mastodon instances, opening them up to lawsuits or requiring expensive filters.

The key vote is on Wednesday -- please call or write your MEP and ask them to vote against #article13 to protect the future of the internet!

Hey guys, junior ruby developer with 1 year of experience here. Nice to meet you all!

Hi everyone!
I'm a freelance ror/js developer living in the mountains of Colorado.

After living in Denver for years, my biggest struggle is keeping in touch with other developers.

I'm hoping to make some connections here.

Anyone working on a project where they'd like to pair?


Not really active in development right now (product owning atm) but like to keep my ear to the ground on my favourite language. Any other Manchester/Liverpool ppl here? #introductions

'lo everyone. I'm an oooold rubyist. Maybe you've seen me around? #introductions

Chrome is now hiding "trivial" subdomains in the URL bar (www[.]domain[.]com shows only domain[.]com ). This is plain wrong, and buggy as hell :/

Hello! I'm a Ruby developer in Oakland, California! #introductions

Another clear advantage is that tally sticks generate energy instead of consuming it:

tfw tally sticks are still a better system than bitcoin

Hello, I'm a ruby developer 👋 Hope to share cool stuff with and learn from here! #introductions

Hello everyone! I work 9-5 as data scientist/developer. Currently re-discovering Ruby and RoR. Going through the well grounded Rubyst and Effective Testing with RSpec 3. #introductions

#introductions Ruby/RubyMotion/Rails developer and trainer. See my RubyMotion school at, sign up there for discounts on upcoming workshops and content!

Also have an account at

Hi all 🙂, Full time PHP developer here who loves using Ruby and a bunch of other languages in my spare time. #introductions

This company that sells clothing says it had to stop selling to EU because of GDPR. This image IS their site now, it says: "Blame your government (no, really)".

Really though? It's that hard to sell me clothes while respecting my privacy? You only have to blame yourself on this one 😂

> In talking to hundreds of software people over the years I know exactly one who had sufficient donations to buy their own time back, and many, many who people assume "Ah that person is Internet famous -> $$$" who were very far from covering rent.

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