October 26th, 2021

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I was stumped by the asterisks in the second bleeped word. Could only think of hand, but that's not what it was. In any case, it's a perfectly innocent word and doesn't deserve asterisks.

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This is bullshit, right? Immediately after the 1917 revolution education was in shambles. And there were still several years of the civil war to fight.

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The keynote speech at the Next.js conference has this weird flex element to it, where the CEO of Vercel, the company behind Next, is filmed working around what looks like their San Francisco office (showing off?), and talking to the camera with the soulless intonation of a run-off-the-mill business executive, making his speech barely distinguishable from millions of others by executives from google, apple, and such. Why did he feel a need to do this? Where is the hacker spirit of his earlier talks? So odd!