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What is Baby Yoda?

What is Baby Yoda?

Home News TV (Image credit: Disney/Lucasfilm) The Star Wars faithful were getting excited about The Mandalorian as soon as it was announced. Not only is it the first live-action TV series ever to come out of a galaxy far, far away, and the flagship show for the newly launched Disney Plus. It also features a…
arp242/uni

arp242/uni

uni queries the Unicode database from the commandline. There are four commands: identify codepoints in a string, search for codepoints, print codepoints by class, block, or range, and emoji to find emojis. It includes full support for Unicode 12.1 (May 2019) with full Emoji support (a surprisingly large amount of emoji pickers don't deal with…
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Do your maps look like everyone else’s? Are you paying high fees just to include maps on your website? Switch to OpenStreetMap and discover how you can build beautiful maps from the world’s best map data. We give you the data for free; you can make any map you like with it. Or benefit from…
Repl from Repo

Repl from Repo

When I think of GitHub I imagine a vast network of people and code; a superorganism that changed how we make software. When I was getting into programming, starting a new project was daunting -- you had to imagine and build everything nearly from scratch. My version of code-sharing was calling my older cousin who…
The $100M ARR club

The $100M ARR club

Forget a $1B valuation — $100 million in annual recurring revenue is the cool kids' club Hello and welcome to a lightweight series I’m writing while I recapture my footing at TechCrunch. It’s lovely to be back, and I’m excited to chat about what’s going on with private companies, public markets and the space between…
Away with them

Away with them

Every so often a story comes along which is unremarkable on its face but erupts into wider attention because it seems to represent some larger social fracture zone. …And then there’s the recent story of mismanagement and malfeasance at Away, which has caught the tech world’s attention because it seems a shibboleth for all the…
go101/go101

go101/go101

Many articles think, and some surveys suggest, simplicity is the main reason why Go becomes popular. I have different opinions. Go is not the simplest language among popular ones, it is neither from syntax view nor concept set view. In my opinion, the reason why Go becomes popular depends on many factors: Go is supported…
O(n^2), again, now in WMI

O(n^2), again, now in WMI

I recently hit some multi-minute delays on my workstation. After investigating I found that the problem was due to a lock being held for five minutes, and during that time the lock-holder was mostly just spinning in a nine-instruction loop. Coming up with a good title for my blog posts is critical but I immediately…

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Every theory of aesthetics must be able to explain what is commonly known as "The Paradox of Tragedy". The paradox goes as follows: if tragedy causes an unpleasant response in a subject, how is it that we ultimately derive pleasure? Several theories have been posited by philosophers ranging from Aristotle to Hume, but few stand…
Deep Dive Into C# 9

Deep Dive Into C# 9

The official planned next C# release is C# 9. You can find in this link the Language Version Planning for C#· As shown above, in the list, there are 34 proposals/features are planned for C# 9, but that does not mean that all of those proposals will be released in C# 9. Which proposal will…

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Terrifying tales spring to vivid life in Scary Stories To Tell...

The worms crawl in, the worms crawl out — Adaptation is a fitting tribute to book series by the late Alvin Schwarz. Jennifer Ouellette - Aug 11, 2019 1:00 pm UTC Reading a book brings all manner of ghosts and monsters to life in Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark.Monstrous creatures from terrifying tales…

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