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    • Gary Wright II

      Oh no! This guy has saved over THREE BILLION of us from carpal tunnel syndrome and needs a statue in his honor: Larry Tesler, the computer scientist who invented "cut, copy and paste" has died at age...More

      • Gary Wright II

        PLEASE, I sincerely beg ALL OF YOU!!! Help raise awareness of decorated veteran Reality Leigh Winner who is in jail for warning us about Russian election hacking. Say her name. Tell her story. Let's bring her home again! 🇺🇸 #FreeRealityWinner...More

        • Gary Wright II

          Geek Food: Tutorials are meant to teach you concepts, not best practices (especially security!) and you should learn from code examples - not just cut/paste them. So, where to find examples of working production (open source) code?🤔 Check this site...More

          • Gary Wright II

            Confession: I'm a dumbass! As a kid, I thought my aunt was strange because in her thick southern accent I remember her saying, "I'm off to my toe painting class!"🎨

            I am today years old when I learned that she was actually saying "tole painting"...More

            • Gary Wright II

              Geek Food: Chrome v80 will start blocking mixed content (HTTPS mixed with HTTP requests). That may cause some problems if you don't update your websites or until 3rd parties update theirs. You should be forcing HTTPS on everything already, but...More

              • Gary Wright II

                My #FlatEarther Challenge #2: aka "The Final Challenge"

                Step #1: Go skydiving! As your dumb ass falls through the air, you'll notice the earth is ROUND. 🌐

                Step #2: If Step #1 didn't convince you, repeat Step #1 without a parachute, and instead...More

                • Gary Wright II

                  My Challenge for #FlatEarthConspiracy Theorists: How do you explain Coriolis effect???🤔 Hint: that's the force of physics that determines which direction the water swirls when you flush your toilet.

                  • Gary Wright II

                    First Rule of Princess Combat: Never argue with a homely opponent unless you know you can kick their ass. Why??? Because if it escalates into a fight, the ugly person has nothing to lose. #FightSmart

                    • Gary Wright II

                      Hey fellow #Musicians: the good folks at Steinberg have released a free version of their music notation software (Dorico SE). I haven't used the interface for composing yet, but I'm using it with MIDI and Cubase and it prints BEAUTIFUL sheet...More

                      • Gary Wright II

                        Python: Equality vs Identity - The == operator compares the value or equality of two objects. The "is" operator checks whether two variables point to the same object in memory. Do know when to use which one?...More

                        • Gary Wright II

                          The Biggest Miscarriages of Justice⚖️ During (Most of) Our Lifetimes:

                          Last Century: "If the glove🧤 don't fit, you must acquit!"

                          This Century: "The GOP Senate don't give a shit💩, so they are going to acquit."

                          Vote ALL of them out of...More

                          • Gary Wright II

                            Wanna know if he's worth a second date???🤔

                            Just play this Carrie Underwood song during your first date and watch for his reaction: "I dug my key into the side, of his pretty little souped-up four wheel drive, carved my name into his leather...More

                            • Gary Wright II

                              At 2:05 in "Give Your Heart a Break" it sounds like Demi Lovato says "When your lips are on my ass, then our hearts beat as one" or am I just tripping???🤔
                              https://video.cleverthings.com/video/give-your-heart-a-break-demi-lovato/page/1

                              • Gary Wright II

                                Geek Food - An easter egg: at a 🐍Python prompt type this:

                                >>> import this

                                and it will display The Zen of Python by Tim Peters.

                                Got any other cool easter eggs or geek tips??? Send them to Gary @ Gary-Wright.com

                                • Gary Wright II

                                  Geek Food: I use silly memory aids.
                                  Example: Python data types - brackets vs. parenthesis
                                  L as in List is half a square, and [ is half a square, so a List uses brackets:
                                  my_list = [1,2,3]

                                  If I said "Yer' Tuple is showing!" you'd guess Tuples...More

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                                  Gary Wright II
                                  Karl Marx Capital lectures by David Harvey. Communist Manifesto was the quickest but not best route. Democratic Socialism will take longer, but it is the right way to go! #DSA #DemSocialist https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9qzXVDKmBdbTlID3HLHe9QMore
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                                    Geek Food: My favorite and most often used #GoogleAssistant phrase is: "Ok Google, remember where I parked." There's also icon on @googlemaps that does same (tap the blue location dot, then tap Save Parking), but it's easier to just say the phrase.More
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