This fire safety awareness training should be the British citizenship test, because the answer is obviously number two.

I am convinced that AI Chatbots will be dangerous for a very specific reason: they mimic an average person's idea of what a smart person sounds like.

Pretty much every F-up of the 20th century started with some idiot doing exactly that with believable but false tales.

People who speak/type one language will never understand the satisfaction of having #SwiftKey automatically change languages and predict input for multiple languages without you having to click a button or swipe on a spacebar key and manually tell it "OK I'm gonna type in this language now". Cause let's be honest when you're multilingual you mix that shit up. Sprinkle a little of this and a little of that. There's no better keyboard for multi-language input. Fight me. 🥊

RT @DannyDeraney
When you realize the dream job you never knew you always wanted, exists.

Teaching a baby kangaroo how to hop.

“Narcissism is not about self love at all. It’s about grandiosity driven by high performance and self-hatred. I define narcissism as the shame-based fear of being ordinary.” Brene brown

Does anyone know how to make wrinkled paper in #Houdini with #Vellum? or a good guide to make it? I've followed a few and it never comes out quite the way it should

“I was a paid-up member of the male–female brain brigade. It took me several years and a long struggle to realize that I was just not finding the kinds of differences I expected.”

Cognitive neuroscientist Gina Rippon explains that there was never a scientific basis to the myth that male and female brains are biologically different — instead, a major reason why even young children behave differently depending on their gender is because they are “tiny social sponges”.

I just moved to a new instance, so here's a new #introduction

I'm the host of the Grammar Girl #podcast. You may have hit my website searching for something like "semicolons." I love #writing books, #teaching online courses, and I founded the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network.

I post about #usage, #editing, #etymology, #books, and other #wordnerd stuff. I'm a fan of #linguistics, #librarians, #podcasting, #journalism, #scifi, #fiction in general, and I'm on the #nanowrimo writers board.

“it is crucial to build guidelines for all members of the product team to be on the same page. A simple start is to implement something small while documenting the efforts, and then those smaller pieces will eventually come together”

If I have a personal mission, it is this: to stand athwart history, yelling Stop Borrowing Words From Star Trek, Star Wars, and Tolkien As Your Project Code-names And Product Brand-names

Your periodic reminder that bailing out Silicon Valley Bank cost more than the entire US food stamp program, and happened overnight with zero debate.

I'm not an insect-y person, but Orchid Mantises (Hymenopus coronatus) are absolutely gorgeous.

The mimic parts of the orchid flower with legs that resemble petals and is able to change it's colour according to it's background.

Actual words written by a human being.

Baby Jesus on a pop-sickle stick, ChatGPT is at best an amusing word salad generator, not some authoritative source of knowledge and truth.

What do you call a snake that’s 3.14 feet long?

A πthon

#GeekJoke #PiDay

Social media is a showcase of winner bias. That’s all I’m saying.

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