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.
GitHub removes promise not to track you
"The Internet Is Broken. How Do We Fix It?" https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/27/opinion/technology/what-would-an-egalitarian-internet-actually-look-like.html
First-ever Gitea comment on an issue from a remote instance!!! 🎉
"...in 2020, firearm-related injuries became the leading cause of death" for people between 1 and 19 in the US. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmc2201761
"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." https://matklad.github.io/2022/07/04/unit-and-integration-tests.html
(Mostly positive) COVID news
"COVID vaccines saved 20M lives in 1st year, scientists say" https://apnews.com/article/covid-science-health-england-54d29ae3af5c700f15d704c14ee224b5
"Telegram Founder Pavel Durov Owes Me a Million Dollars" https://www.pcmag.com/opinions/telegram-founder-pavel-durov-owes-me-a-million-dollars
"We see very strong results from the urine." https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/17/climate/peecycling-farming-urine-fertilizer.html
Jail term for Nintendo pirate Gary Bowser was "unique opportunity" to set example, court documents reveal: https://www.eurogamer.net/jail-term-for-nintendo-pirate-gary-bowser-was-unique-opportunity-to-set-example-court-documents-reveal #nintendo #jail #piracy
I love to see decentralized technologies in space. I don't love to see my fellow technologist working with the arms industry. https://filecoinfoundation.medium.com/db9a15e66264
Redo of post (now complete):
Here is a long list of accounts:
Currently we're trying to get Greta Thunberg here as well. #JoinTheFediverseGreta.
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