Roomba

My Roomba has gone missing. It’s not an outdoor Roomba either so I’m really worried about it. — Dieter Bohn (@backlon) March 30, 2019 I’ve laid a pile of debris outside the door. — Dieter Bohn (@backlon) March 30, 2019

Height Verification

I assume next it’ll be “length and forth” verification, but hey… Introducing the thing you never asked for, but definitely always wanted—Tinder Height Verification. Coming soon. Read more about it here: https://t.co/8MER0L1U6W pic.twitter.com/hZ507zSoic — Tinder (@Tinder) March 29, 2019

Conference Calls

3 most stressful things about business: 1. Growth 2. Profit 3. Trying to switch between the Calendar app and Phone app fast enough to type in the conference call code before the woman’s voice tells you to start over again. — Aaron 📦 (@levie) March 28, 2019

Business Savvy

Per BoingBoing: Rimasauskas’s grift was pretty bold. He merely sent Google and Facebook invoices for items they hadn’t purchased and that he hadn’t provided, which the companies paid anyway. I mean…brilliant? Can’t be the first fraud of this kind, but it’s interesting to note it worked against companies such as Google and Facebook. Isn’t machine […]

Poor Clippy

Per The Verge: A source familiar with the situation at Microsoft tells The Verge that the “brand police” inside the company weren’t happy that Clippy had appeared in Microsoft Teams, and immediately ordered the brutal firing of the anthropomorphic paperclip.

Nested Loops

Found a 16-line “for” loop nested within an “if” and the “if” has no curly braces for it’s body. *Code style death glare* — Doug Gregor (@dgregor79) March 21, 2019 I’ve seen some bad code. And this…really doesn’t beat it. But it comes close.

The Higher Education Racket

From Bloomberg: In statistical terms, this is the golden age of American higher education. More than 1 in 3 Americans has at least a bachelor’s degree, the most ever. Almost 70 percent of high school seniors graduating this spring will go to college in the fall, compared with about half during the mid-1970s. The benefits […]