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Autodidact of various trades, geek of several.





There are probably two types of coders; the one who took up this craft before he knows it’s a quadzillion dollar industry, and the one after.






Sold as cheap, forced labour for 16056/16056 hours. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When governments fear the people, there is liberty.























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May
24
comment Is there a word for “a point in time”?
Also see english.stackexchange.com/q/164227/8278
May
24
comment Less-technical synonym for “timestamp”
Too odd-sounding, Exactly... english.stackexchange.com/a/164233/8278
May
24
comment Is there a word for “a point in time”?
I have a column called "Moment" which records the date/time. Isn't that odd-sounding?
May
22
accepted How did “stiff” mean cheating someone?
May
22
asked How did “stiff” mean cheating someone?
May
12
revised Is “To whom could we direct our questions to?” grammatical?
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May
7
awarded  Yearling
May
7
comment What is the correct word for “dependee”?
dependency / prerequisite / required / ...
May
5
awarded  Popular Question
May
2
comment What is wrong with the word “performant”?
The fastest way to code something is often not the most performant way to do so.
Apr
30
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
30
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
22
comment Is there an unambiguous word to mean “moving slowly”?
Hmm, I don't think creep is a suitable word here for the same reason provided by english.stackexchange.com/questions/161094/…
Apr
22
comment Is there an unambiguous word to mean “moving slowly”?
Btw, is "glacial" and "sloth" able to be used as a verb?
Apr
22
comment Is there an unambiguous word to mean “moving slowly”?
creep seems to also have meaning of "surreptitious" / "sneaky" etc...
Apr
22
revised Is there an unambiguous word to mean “moving slowly”?
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Apr
22
asked Is there an unambiguous word to mean “moving slowly”?
Apr
22
comment What's the name for people with black hair?
blackhead​​​​​​​​​
Apr
16
comment What term describes workers that are not “knowledge workers”?
@Kris, I wouldn't consider "carpenter" general enough to need a dedicated opposite term.
Apr
16
comment Should I use 10 cent words or $2 words?
Salt makes food taste good (and encourages preservation). What's the intrinsic use of salting words? Most people find it untasty, exactly what's the reason for using them? Is it to impress?