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YSK: Internet Archive (www.archive.org) is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more

Why YSK: it’s all free content! And a lot of cool stuff you might not even consider, like the “Wayback machine” and audiobooks/old time radio.

www.archive.org

Edit: adding list of all the cool stuff people have posted (Thanks for posting, sorry if I don’t credit you):

  1. Not just DOS games, Sega, PlayStation, GameCube, Atari, etc.

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, Oregon Trail, Sim City, Doom, Wolfenstein....SimCat and Alley Cat

  1. Every Grateful Dead show ever.

  2. Professional Strip Poker DOS game.

  3. Wayback Machine: All old websites. Pretty crazy stuff.

  4. Tom Arnold and Roseanne Barr sex tapes.

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Tax Filing Software Megathread: A comprehensive list of tax filing resources

Please use this thread to discuss various methods of filing taxes. This can include:

  • Tax Software Recommendations (give detail as to why!)
  • Tax Software Experiences
  • Other Tax Filing Tools
  • Experiences with Filing Manually
  • Past Experiences using CPAs or other professionals
  • Tax Filing Tips, Tricks, and Helpful Hints

If you have any specific questions, or need personalized help with taxes that don't belong here, feel free to start a new discussion.

Please note that affiliate links and other types of offers are not allowed. If you have any questions, please contact the moderation team.

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Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 Release Notes

Support For:

  • Hitman 3™
    * Up to 10% increase in performance in Hitman 3, @4K Ultra settings, with Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1 on the 16GB Radeon™ RX 6800 XT graphics card versus the previous driver edition 20.12.1.RS-349
    
  • Quake II™ RTX

Fixed Issues:

  • The recording and streaming overlay indicator may sometimes reset itself to the default position.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay size may intermittently reset or may not match values that are set in Radeon Software after performing a task switch.
  • The Radeon Software installer screen can sometimes display the incorrect release date of the Radeon Software version you are installing.
  • Performance Metrics Overlay may flicker during video playback on displays with HDR enabled.
  • Reflections in Grand Theft Auto V™ may fail to appear when ‘Reflection MSAA’ is enabled in the game settings.
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™ session timer may continue in Radeon Software even after the game has been exited.
  • DOOM Eternal™ may experience an application crash while gaming and having Steam™ overlay enabled.
  • Recorded content from Radeon Software may appear cropped or recorded at an incorrect resolution on Radeon RX Vega series graphics products.
  • The Samsung™ Odyssey G9 C49G95T may experience display or corruption issues when set to 5120x1440 @ 240 Hz.
  • Anisotropic Filtering in Radeon™ Software graphics settings is not taking effect in DirectX®9 applications on RDNA graphics products.
  • Some displays such as the Sceptre C series or Samsung™ Odyssey G9 series may experience an intermittent black screen on Radeon RX 6000 series graphics products.
  • Oculus Link users may experience intermittent crashes on Polaris and Vega series graphics products.

Known Issues:

  • Brightness flickering may intermittently occur in some games or applications when Radeon™ FreeSync is enabled, and the game is set to use borderless fullscreen.
  • Display flicker or corruption may be experienced when two displays are connected to Radeon RX Vega series graphics products with at least one display set to a high refresh rate.
  • Metro Exodus™ may experience intermittent application crashes with DirectX® Raytracing enabled.
  • Radeon™ recording and streaming features may fail to enable on AMD Radeon™ HD 7800 series graphics products.
  • Screen flickering might be observed when using MSI Afterburner.
  • Enhanced Sync may cause a black screen to occur when enabled on some games and system configurations. Any users who ma
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After two long years, I finally made a dental clinic that uses 100% Linux and Open Source software
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Senior Software Engineers , What advice would you give a college student in 2021?

What advice did you wish someone told you when you were young and why?

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Software development topics I've changed my mind on after 6 years in the industry chriskiehl.com/article/th…
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iD Software currently working on a VR game called PROJECT 2021A news.google.com/articles/…
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The Project Management Institute needs to Get Out of Scrum, Get Out of Agile and Get Out of Software Development medium.com/serious-scrum/…
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I've walked away from software development.

Throwaway for obvious reasons.

I've spent the last year planning my exit strategy. I moved to somewhere with a lower cost of living. I lowered my expenses. I prepared to live on a fraction of my income.

Then I quit my job as a Principal Software Engineer for a major tech company. They offered me a promotion, I said no. I have zero plans of ever getting another job in this industry.

I love coding. I love making software. I love solving complex problems. But I hate the industry and everything it's become. It's 99% nonsense and it manufactures stress solely for the sake of manufacturing stress. It damages people, mentally. It's abusive.

I'm sick of leetcode. I'm sick of coding interviews. I'm sick of everyone being on Adderall. I'm sick of wasting time writing worthless tests. I'm sick of fixing more tests than bugs. I'm sick of endless meetings and documents and time tracking tools. I'm sick of reorgs. I'm sick of how slow everyone moves. I'm sick of the corporate buzzwords. I'm sick of people talking about nebulous bullshit that means absolutely nothing. I'm sick of everyone above middle management having the exact same personality type. I'm sick of worrying about everyone's fragile ego. I'm sick of hissy fits. I'm sick of arrogance. I'm sick of political games. I'm sick of review processes that encourage backstabbing. I'm sick of harassment and discrimination. I'm sick and I'm tired.

And now I don't have to deal with it anymore.

I've never felt happier. It's as if I've been freed from prison.

I won't discourage anyone from pursuing a career in software, but I will encourage everyone who does to have an exit plan from day one. One day, you'll realize that you're rotting from the inside out.

Edit

I wasn't expecting this many responses, so I'll answer some questions here.

I'm in my early 40's and I've been doing this since college.

I didn't get a large sum of money, I simply moved to a small place in a small town where I'll be taking a part time job working outdoors. I was living in a tech center with a high cost of living.

I've worked at 7 companies, including Microsoft and Amazon. The startups were much nicer, but they become more corporate over time.

Finding a good company culture is mostly luck, and I'm tired.

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My teacher showed us this. Software engineers don't know what they are doing half the time.
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I am a security researcher who has identified over 300 vulnerabilities in software. AMA!

Hi all,

The next thread in our AMA Series features a Security Researcher from Akamai. Thanks to /u/brnbabybrn_cyber for their responses in the Security Assurance AMA. Didn't get as many hits as we expected - so be sure to check the thread out and post any questions if you have it!

Below is the introduction from Larry:

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Hey‌ ‌Reddit!‌ ‌

I’m‌ ‌Larry‌ ‌Cashdollar‌ ‌(yes,‌ ‌that’s‌ ‌my‌ ‌real‌ ‌name),‌ ‌/u/_larry0,‌ ‌and‌ ‌I‌ ‌work‌ ‌at‌ ‌Akamai‌ ‌as‌ ‌a‌ ‌member‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌‌Security‌ ‌Intelligence‌ ‌Response‌ ‌Team‌‌ ‌(SIRT).‌ ‌I’ve‌ ‌been‌ ‌a‌ ‌researcher‌ ‌since‌ ‌1998‌ ‌and‌ ‌my‌ ‌research‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌covered‌ ‌by‌ ‌‌ZDnet‌,‌ ‌‌The‌ ‌Register‌,‌ ‌‌Bleeping‌ ‌Computer‌,‌ ‌‌Dark‌ ‌Reading‌.‌ ‌

SIRT‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌dedicated‌ ‌group‌ ‌of‌ ‌cyber‌ ‌threat‌ ‌researchers,‌ ‌analysts‌ ‌and‌ ‌incident‌ ‌responders‌ ‌at‌ ‌
Akamai‌ ‌that‌ ‌monitors‌ ‌malicious‌ ‌cyber‌ ‌threats‌ ‌globally‌ ‌and‌ ‌analyzes‌ ‌attacks‌ ‌using‌ ‌proprietary‌ ‌
techniques.‌ ‌

Through‌ ‌research,‌ ‌digital‌ ‌forensics,‌ ‌real‌ ‌time‌ ‌and‌ ‌post-event‌ ‌analysis‌ ‌we‌ ‌build‌ ‌a‌ ‌global‌ ‌view‌ ‌of‌ ‌
security‌ ‌threats,‌ ‌vulnerabilities,‌ ‌tactics,‌ ‌techniques‌ ‌and‌ ‌procedures‌ ‌(TTPs)‌ ‌as‌ ‌well‌ ‌as‌ ‌trends‌ ‌
which‌ ‌are‌ ‌shared‌ ‌with‌ ‌Akamai‌ ‌customers‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌wider‌ ‌security‌ ‌community.‌ ‌We‌ ‌identify‌ ‌the‌ ‌
sources‌ ‌and‌ ‌associated‌ ‌attributes‌ ‌of‌ ‌individual‌ ‌attacks,‌ ‌along‌ ‌with‌ ‌analysis‌ ‌to‌ ‌identify‌ ‌and‌ ‌
mitigate‌ ‌future‌ ‌threats.‌ ‌ ‌

Even‌ ‌after‌ ‌23‌ ‌years,‌ ‌I‌ ‌still‌ ‌enjoy‌ ‌finding‌ ‌vulnerabilities.‌ ‌I‌ ‌also‌ ‌spend‌ ‌some‌ ‌of‌ ‌my‌ ‌time‌ ‌helping‌ ‌
other‌ ‌researchers‌ ‌get‌ ‌CVE‌ ‌numbers‌ ‌assigned‌ ‌and‌ ‌disclose‌ ‌vulnerabilities‌ ‌they've‌ ‌discovered‌ ‌
responsibly.‌ ‌My‌ ‌position‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Akamai‌ ‌SIRT‌ ‌allows‌ ‌me‌ ‌to‌ ‌protect‌ ‌Akamai's‌ ‌network‌ ‌and‌ ‌our‌ ‌
customers‌ ‌while‌ ‌also‌ ‌contri

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I am a Senior Product Manager at DNASTAR – my job is to manage the road map for our software products and communicate these ideas to others in the company. AMA about molecular biology and genomics software tools.

Hello! My name is Matt Keyser and I am a Senior Product Manager at DNASTAR, a life science software company located in Madison, WI. My primary responsibility is product planning for our molecular biology software tools, widely used for everyday tasks such as virtual cloning, primer design, sequence editing and sequence alignments, and for our genomics tools that provide powerful sequence assembly and analysis capability in a user-friendly interface. As a product manager, I am in constant communication with our development teams, scientists and project managers as well as our sales and marketing teams that provide me a continual stream of feedback from our customers. Communicating and coordinating ideas between all the stakeholders in the company is a task all product managers must excel at to create great products!

Before joining DNASTAR, I was a PhD graduate student at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee doing molecular biology in a non-model organism and developing many different protocols for the lab (Northern blot, qRT-PCR, RNA in situ hybridization, gene sequencing, cloning, whole tissue immunohistochemistry, etc.) and also using a hodgepodge of commercial and open-source software tools to design clones, primers and probes, multiple sequence alignments and gene sequencing.

Do you have scientific, business, or career questions about molecular biology or genomics software tools? AMA! I’ll do my best to answer them.

Here's my proof

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Software gore
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References to decades-old computer software are included in the new Brexit agreement, including a description of Netscape Communicator and Mozilla Mail as being "modern" services; Experts believe officials must have copied and pasted chunks of text from old legislation into the document bbc.com/news/technology-5…
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2020.48.26 “Holiday” Software Update Megathread

2020.48.26 and 2020.48.25 has now rolled out to more than 5% of the fleet and working its way out to more vehicles! Learn more about Tesla vehicles updates here.

Release Notes

  • This is part 1 of 2 (per Elon)
  • Release Notes Improvements
  • New Arcade Features: The Battle of Polytopia, Cat Quest, Solitaire
  • New Toybox Features: Boombox (Add audio to your external speakers + custom sounds)
  • Driving Visualization Improvements
  • Scheduled Departure Improvements
  • Emissions Testing Mode Improvements
  • Supercharger Display Improvements
  • Vehicle Information Improvements
  • pssst, more to come soon (like week or two soon), ya know, if Free Updates to your car on Christmas still makes you unhappy (my words, not Tesla’s lol)

Track your vehicle stats and see past updates:

Discover anything specific? Such as new Autopilot capabilities, changes in the overall UI, or known bugs that have been fixed, share your findings here!

Keep in mind some features may or may not be available based on your Model, Model Year, MCU Version, Autopilot Hardware Version, or Geographic Location. Please refer to the release note link for more specifics on vehicles. Your software versions may not be pushed to your car in any specific order, and are deployed in batches.

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Rant: Why aren't there better community college programs for software engineering, yet so many bootcamps?

I've been in the industry for almost a decade, and have been disappointed by the quality of software engineers (and managers) I've worked with at most levels. Don't get me wrong, there are some very good (and more importantly, good to work with), but in my experience they are few and far between.

But it's not because individuals aren't capable of being good or great engineers. And it's not that they don't know their data structures and algorithms or their oo design crap. The issue is that they haven't been taught well, or worse, they've been taught poorly, how to do software engineering. This applies to both technical and soft skills. I've yet to mentor a junior engineer who didn't easily become a competent and effective developer with the right guidance and feedback.

And it's not like people learn to be great software engineers by getting a bachelor's in cs.

So why don't we have better cs (or more appropriately, software engineering with good cs fundamentals) programs in community colleges that prepare people for real software engineering jobs? That way more people can get an effective education for a high paying and growing industry. And it doesn't have to try to cram everything into 12 weeks.

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Palantir & PG&E multi-year, multi-million-dollar contract marks the first time Palantir’s Foundry software is being used by a major U.S. utility’s operations 🚀🚀🚀 investors.palantir.com/ne…
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If you saw this clip in a documentary, would you believe that its real? Im fucking around with my editing software and came up with this, thought it looked cool (This is a clip from WT replay). If you have any tips to make it EVEN more authentic and realistic, please let me know! v.redd.it/6lyat4vqyr961
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The software does all that now. OK boss.

Inspired by the recent story of " We don't need any of that anymore" I was reminded of how my malicious compliance changed the organization chart in the company I worked at.

TL;DR Look at me - I'm the boss now.

Many moons ago, before the '08 recession, I, manager of the records department (among other things), worked in an industry where record keeping is super critical. Bad records mean no more business because one of the many government agencies would shut you down, sometimes permanently.

My direct boss, who reported to the CEO was a good enough person but was overworked and would grab onto any idea as long as it kicked the can down the road at which point the problem was worse. He needed to go but the CEO liked the results despite how negatively they impacted production and morale. In short, my boss had to go away and I needed to be the one reporting to the CEO. So I waited until he grabbed onto an idea so terrible that it had to exploited.

My boss came in and told me to stop the recordkeeping - all of it. He told me the salesperson for our software provider informed him that the software could do all of it. My boss was even kind enough to send me a direct email stating all of this. I called my team in and told them the news. We were all horrified and knew this would come back to bite us all.

The software in question could do the job but it was never set up or configured to meet the requirements. I had already spoken to legal and our government contacts a few months earlier about having software to do this and we are required to inform them and submit samples of it prior to going live. None of that was ever done.

So we kept doing our job, as normal, and strangely no one asked any questions - until the quarterly meetings. My boss apparently had not informed the CEO on his plan and instead decided to show the cost savings he had implemented at the quarterly meeting. Thankfully our accountant was a sharp eyed person and she immediately started questioning things.

From the information I received from other folks who were in the meeting at that point, the accountant asked how it was possible and my boss confidently told them he stopped the recordkeeping requirements and the software was taking care of it all now. The IT people, who knew what was required to be complaint, apparently created a sound akin to a record needle scratch. IT stated we were months from implementation. Legal chimed in and pointed out that we were now in a s

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Are there any PDU's that have software not written in the 90s by a 6-year old on meth?

I first tried a CyberPower, now I'm on Tripp Lite PDU. Currently have a couple of PDUMH30ATNET's.

The software is beyond awful. It's a REST-based frontend, which is cool, but every action takes between 5 and 30 seconds even on a local 10Gbps network. So it takes forever to navigate the UI. And it's lacking obvious basic functionality such as a power-cycle all.

Further, if you reboot the switch to which the PDU connect, 50% of the time it will refuse to then allow any more connections to the admin interface until you reboot the PDU as well... which, completely defies the purpose of having a remote reboot functionality.

Is there anything out there with software that remotely behaves like modern routers & switches?

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There is a lot of discussion around manufacturers not offering more than 2-3 software upgrades, and claims of users "not wanting or caring about them." However users might care more if manufacturers didn't make updates painful and annoying. Samsung recently is an example of this for me.

A lot of Android manufacturers claim or community members claim average users don't care about software updates, or even want them.

Which may be true but the reason why I think is important and under discussed. Some recent updates by Samsung have made me realize this.

I find it frustrating to get updates as the rational for the update is often times not clearly explained. The often times just add more bloat than they do useful features as manufacturers try to force feed you things they've decided are most recently aligned to their goals.

With updates being anywhere from duds to frustratingly adding apps and software you don't want I can see why most users wouldn't care for, or actively avoid installing updates.

If manufacturers wanted people to install updates, take part in new system versions, and use more of their proprietary apps they need to do a lot better at contextualizing updates, explaining their benefits, and if you don't like the supposed new benefits of additional software's let you more easily opt out.

As an anecdote I'll go through what I've experienced with Samsung in the last week or two...


In the late spring or early summer I purchased a Samsung A50 from a reseller. I had a V30+ which I really liked and was still functioning relatively well but I wanted to try something new, and a crack in it's screen was getting worse.

I liked the A50. It had some bloatware but it was easily uninstalled or disabled pretty quickly. No worse than setting up Windows or some other operating systems for the first time. Certainly better than some Android phones I've had over the years which felt like progress in the right direction.

The last week or so has been a frustrating mess from Samsung though.

First even knowing I had suppressed Samsung Pay as much as possible and had not thought of it since I got the phone a weird white bar appeared at the bottom of my home screen.

Swipe up to find it's a Samsung Pay shortcut they've inserted.

Which I never turned on or asked for as I don't use Samsung Pay. Trying to give some credence to maybe myself being dumb and having pressed something or a pocket dial incident of sorts I tried to nuke the app back to the Stone Age. Uninstall all updates, disabled notifications, disallow all permissions, ect.

Swipe up is still present. I finally cave and update it to try and disable it (after reinstalling the most recent updates) from within the app. However the only way to reach the

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An in-depth look at 18* unannounced PlayStation 5 exclusives | Including a new FROM SOFTWARE collab

Arrowhead Game Studios (Magicka, Gauntlet, Helldivers)

> Testament
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>In 2016, Arrowhead started to work on their first ever AAA game - a project that would require not only the attention of the entire team, but also to grow the studio way beyond the 35 employees that worked on Arrowhead around that time. That's why in 2017 they moved into a bigger office where they could accommodate all of their staff - both old and new.
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>Then in 2018, Arrowhead's co-founder stated in an interview that they were making a third-person game this time around and, due to the change in perspective, moving the focus from local co-op to making it purely online co-op. Friendly fire is confirmed to be making a return.
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>In early 2019, some Arrowhead developers were spotted at GDC wearing jackets with a "Testament Dev Team" written in the back. While recapping 2019, it was stated on the Arrowhead website that they had made a "butt-ton of progress" on the game and that by the end of the year the studio had already grown to roughly 60 people.

Bend Studio (Siphon Filter, Days Gone)

> Days Gone
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>Days Gone ends on a cliffhanger, but so did The Order 1886 and, well, we all know how that ended up - so let's delve a bit deeper into why Days Gone 2 will be a thing.
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>In 2019, a couple of weeks before the game's launch, a Sony PR guy said that Days Gone was seen as a "franchise" in Sony's eyes, stating that "the goal is always to make a game that people love and want more of". One month later, the game came out and delivered some surprisingly solid numbers not only at launch but also throughout the year, thanks to the good word-of-mouth it had amongst the community.
>
>According to snort_cannon, the success of the game came as a surprise even to Sony, who was expecting Days Gone to be the disappointment and Death Stranding being the one doing crazy numbers.
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>Later that year, Bend Studio managing director Chris Reese kind of teased that a sequel was in the works when asked about it during an interview: "This is a world that we want to keep breathing more life into, and explore many, many different avenues. So who knows, we'll see!"

Bluepoint Games (Metal Gear Solid, Uncharted, Shadow of the Colossus, Demon's Souls)

> Bloodborne Remastered
>
>In May 2020, NeoGAF user Celine.D.Sykes - who previously discussed this project in February 2019 on the ResetEra

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Hired as a junior software developer and insanely overwhelmed.

Hey everyone, apologizes for the venting wall of text.

As some background, I went to uni and went through 2 years of cs and 2 years of database information systems.

I was hired about a month ago for a junior software dev role that mentioned no professional experience needed, but I feel insanely incompetent compared to what I thought I knew. I'm a full stack dev now working with mongo, sql server, c#, python and just about everything for front end, most of which I've never seen prior to starting this job. My boss is very understanding with the time it takes to get going/get things working, but I've been feeling so overwhelmed with all the systems and different tasks that it took me 2 days just to create a python script for creating some tables in SQL server and importing data into them from Excel. Something I had done before but it just kept giving errors from the data, was too slow and lots of things that I took a long time to troubleshoot.

I've done these things just fine in my spare time for my own personal projects and had no problems, but I just feel with the amount of things I have to work with is making me overthink nearly everything I'm supposed to do. Other devs on the team are super helpful with the questions I ask, but a lot of it is still going over my head.

I apologize for the rant and am just looking for some help or guidance. I feel very embarrassed over taking so long to do simple things and have considered quitting (edit: but wouldn't, it has just crossed my mind) even though I really do enjoy programming and this job. I've been looking for some time management/troubleshooting techniques when programming or some tips to keep me going. I'm just not sure how to handle the amount of new things that I'm learning and have been so mentally exhausted that I get off work, come home and go to right to bed lol.

How did you manage when you first started your cs career? Was there anything you'd tell your past self when first starting your career?

Edit - Thanks so much to all these replies. My coworkers are amazing and extremely helpful but it's really reassuring to hear this is just a normal learning experience for most developers. I've read all of your replies and feel immensely better about the position I'm in, thanks so much.

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I’d like to use Ubuntu on this thing, but for work I also have to use some Windows-specific software...
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iD Software currently working on a VR game called PROJECT 2021A news.google.com/articles/…
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Me in 1985 demonstrating a Casio CZ101 connected to a Commodore C64 running MIDI sequencing software. I still have all of this gear and it still works.
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Boomers crying over WSB, I'm also too stupid to work screen capture software streamable.com/a3ytel
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Elon: To my surprise, Tesla has better AI hardware & software than Waymo (money)
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Really great site for software.

First off, I am not associated with this site, I simply found it really helpful and wanted to share. Basically, the site is FileCR com and I like it because they have both torrents and DDLs (which are hosted by them so no freemium speed limit bullcrap) and the downloads are pretty fast (about 11 mb/s for me) so yeah. Just wanted to let you all know cause I wish I found it sooner.

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Excuse my editing software (or lack thereof)
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AMD Adrenaline software taking 10% CPU usage in the background...?

I just recently built a new system with an AMD RX 6800 and a Ryzen 5 5600x, coming from an aging Intel/Nvidia system. Ever since downloading the Adrenaline software, I’ve noticed in the task manager that it is taking 10% CPU usage even when in the windows tray, not in use. Wondering if they are going to fix this and if anyone else has experienced this.

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📅︎ Jan 22
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A look back at Tesla Software Updates in 2020
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📅︎ Dec 29 2020
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no, im not karmawhoring, i really am deeply saddened about loosing this software i havent used in 10 years
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📅︎ Dec 31 2020
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Se posso dare un consiglio ai giovani software devs/engineers: andate a lavorare all’estero per la gavetta

Oggi leggevo questo post https://reddit.com/r/ItalyInformatica/comments/l1m0bl/nota_azienda_di_consulenza_dice_che_assumer%C3%A0_600/ e in particolare un commento che diceva che in dieci anni da senior ti prendi sui 50k che sono ottimi.

10 anni, 50k. 50k è uno stipendio da junior fortunato o da due-tre anni di esperienza nel resto dell’europa centro-nord. Con dieci anni di esperienza anche senza fare il contractor a Londra viaggi sui 100k annuì senza tanti sforzi.

Io ho avuto la fortuna di non aver mai lavorato in Italia e aver cominciato direttamente in U.K., e forse sono un po’ “viziato” dagli stipendi, work life balance, benefits che abbiamo qua, ma davvero quel che leggo sulle condizioni lavorative in Italia è raccapricciante. È chiaro che queste professioni non sono considerate quelle che dovrebbero essere.

Per questo, soprattutto ai più giovani, dico: se potete andate a farvi qualche anno a Londra, Berlino, Svizzera, Stoccolma, Amsterdam, o anche Barcellona. Anche solo 3-4 anni per poi tornare con un bagaglio lavorativo e culturale enorme. Poi potete lavorare in remoto per aziende straniere dato il vostro curriculum.

Essere sottopagati e sfruttati non merita. Avete tanto potenziale, usatelo!

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Jim Reekes - Former Apple Software Developer Savagely Roasts Engineers [2:33-3:51] youtu.be/tmtrO2s7dYY?t=15…
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A curated list of open source alternatives to proprietary software and services gitlab.com/linuxcafefeder…
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📅︎ Jan 21
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The Grubhub ad but I remade it in Fortnite, and a editing software. v.redd.it/6ximwhaeutc61
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📅︎ Jan 22
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How many of you who are employed as data Analysts/ Scientists use R vs Python vs other related software such as Power BI, Simio or Minitab?

I am in / have taken several data analytics / optimization courses at my University and there seems to be a trend where newer professors or one's who actively work in industry promote python where as older more teneured professors, and those whose focus is mainly academic, gravitate towards R.

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The Razer mouse install software is so powerful that it demands to be installed before Windows is even installed. imgur.com/rZU90Hn
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📅︎ Dec 19 2020
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You don't have to be a Software Engineer

I'm posting my experience moving from software engineering to sales engineering because I'm seeing a lot of posts from people who are unhappy with software engineering or even just worried if software engineering is the right career for them; you don't have to be a software engineer.

TLDR: Knowing how to develop software opens the door to many other roles, and many roles would benefit from having someone who knew how to code. I used to be a software engineer, but now I'm having way more fun as a sales engineer. I have friends who became UX/UI designers, and their frontend development knowledge really helps with prototyping. These are just a few examples of alternative roles.


I studied computer engineering and then worked full time as a software engineer for 2 years. I loved working on projects in college, but I hated working as a software engineer; I went from working on fun projects where I had a lot of control over the project to mostly maintaining code. It sucked having little say in the projects I was working on.

A lot of my close friends started switching over to client-facing engineering roles; we were always really social, but coding all day wasn't our thing. I left my software engineering role and joined a start-up as a post-sales engineer (an engineer focused on supporting a GTM team after the prospect signs a deal) at a SaaS startup.

The pay was the same as my software engineering role, but I only spent about 30% of my day coding. I spent the rest of the day working with customers and collaborating with other post-sales & engineering teams. The work consisted of integrating our product with theirs to troubleshooting our product for a customer. It was refreshing going from coding all day to client-facing communication.

I left the company and joined as a pre-sales engineer (an engineer focused on supporting a GTM team before the prospect signs a deal) at another SaaS company recently. Similar to the last role, there isn't lots of coding involved, but this role is focused on convincing prospects that our tool was the right tool for them. Because of that, the role is a lot more flexible and engaging, and I have a lot of control over how I want to tackle each prospect. I also have a lot more say in how our organization/company operates since I'm exposed to EPD and our prospects directly.

This job is what I loved about college, and I'm glad I was able to find it. I'm hoping those who are discouraged by so

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