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I'm a software developer living in a haunted mansion in Chicago. I'm originally from Silicon Valley, a fact that I am both proud and ashamed of.

My pronouns are he/him/his; my website is evanhahn.com; my musical taste is embarrassing.

Just learned allows empty table names:

CREATE TABLE '' (foo TEXT);
INSERT INTO '' (foo) VALUES ('test');
SELECT * FROM '';
-- test

More broadly, you can name a SQLite table almost anything, even things like "DROP TABLE users;".

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Guns 

"...in 2020, firearm-related injuries became the leading cause of death" for people between 1 and 19 in the US. nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejm

"In this post I argue that integration-vs-unit is a confused, and harmful, distinction. I provide a more useful two-dimensional mental model instead." matklad.github.io/2022/07/04/u

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