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Kiril Vatev
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This is because spaces are objectively better.
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That's not what I was doing, Google. I was researching ukuleles.
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I wrote code all day long and still have not run any of it. I'm told by other parties that there are only a couple minor issues.
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GitHub changed all the colors on the site to make everything slightly bluer. I am not completely hating it, but I am not sure that I like it that much either.
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To all those analysing the leaked CloudFlare data, can you please tell me what my passwords are? I have forgotten most of them.
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I don't remember my NPM password. Can I reset it from the CLI with an existing token?
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I kind of want to design a programming language, but I literally understand zero of what I just read today. This is like font design all over again.
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Okay, I think I finally understand all those two-step login systems that are popping up. (Note: I am not talking about two-factor authentication here, but rather those systems that ask you to type in your username on one page, click submit, then type your password on the next page.) Loading of that second page affords them an extra security measure that might actually feel intuitive to the user.

See, for example, Google's login page. It asks for your username while showing you a generic blue user icon. Once you put in your user name, it recognizes you and shows you the avatar image that you have picked for yourself. The recent phishing attack going around can easily make itself look like Google, but it does not have access to Google's servers and cannot find the icon that you have associated with your account.

When a user, like my mom, gets used to seeing her image pop up when she types in her password may actually notice a big glaring difference when logging into that phishing attack page before she actually types in her password.

These pages still annoy me, but I think I see their value now.
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100M requests to 500M requests sure sounds like a scaling problem... until you see the units. This is per month. A WHOLE MONTH. That's roughly 116 requests per minute. Even if you are building a platform that is only hit during work hours (9 to 5), that still only gets you to 350 requests per minute. I am sorry to tell you this, but most other developers with this kind of traffic are successfully hosting their platform on a potato.
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I keep thinking that I am going to try Scala, and then I remember that I hate the JVM.
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