Beijing and Peking are also an example of this. Which, if you ever listen to the actual Mandarin pronunciation, really drives home how weird wade-giles is.

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If you're wondering about sichuan vs szechuan this is another case of pinyin vs wade-giles romanization. Same word, same pronunciation. Pinyin is objectively better, also the modern standard.
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Lemme say, sichuan seasoned meatloaf is the best.

(I bake a meatloaf using impossible burger as the base, seasoned with doubanjiang, chili crisp, five spice powder and sichuan chili powder. In both the loaf and the sauce.)
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And honestly, I forgot the egg one time and it still turned out fine.

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The key variation in the recipe from standard recipes is that I don't add milk, as impossible burger is plenty moist. I DO use one egg, though there are quality egg substitutes out there if you wanted to make it vegan.

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I used @flybyjing's chili crisp this time, though we've used Lao Gan Ma previously and both are excellent.

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Lemme say, sichuan seasoned meatloaf is the best.

(I bake a meatloaf using impossible burger as the base, seasoned with doubanjiang, chili crisp, five spice powder and sichuan chili powder. In both the loaf and the sauce.)

When you MVP the happy path, you, at best, build something so boring that no one needs or wants it. You have to start with something novel and interesting and grow from there. (If you wanted my take on "what did npm's product direction do wrong" this'd be top of list.)

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Reminder that just because you wrote something clearly does not automatically mean that it communicates its content. There are lots of factors that result in someone reading it not leaving with the same understanding that you had in writing it.

Extra disdain for modules with no api docs and no link to source code.

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I'm not impressed by the state of Nuget docs culture

(to be clear, we've doing this for a while, but this was a big change in messaging -- you can see my ascii emdashes in there. =p)

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This is happening now, so hopefully anyone unhappy about it will come yell at me instead of the void. (I'm much more able to make things right than the void is.)

the power of being a principal engineer is that you can get away with the interruptions without totally burning all your social capital

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I spend a surprising amount of time interrupting speakers in video conferences to point out people with their hands up

I was originally planning to end this thread with "Capitalism Hates History" but that was a bit hyperbolic even for me... or, at least, not something to say without more paragraphs of explanation.
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A shocking amount of tech is repackaging things we've done before with new names and pretending its innovation.
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Today video conferencing made me look deathly pale, dunno if I just need better lighting or I need to actually leave the house from time to time. 😛

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