Add blogs dead boolean float comment.

Ethan Dalool 2020-07-21 23:35:01 -07:00
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This page collects comments which make unnecessary or tenuous analogies to computers, programming, dollar-sign $variables, sed's/replace/syntax/g, mathematics, and cryptography in discussions that aren't about those things.
> Blogging Is Not Dead (
> > "X is alive / X is dead" is binary thinking and taking sides on this is pointless and divisive. Better to use a float rather than a boolean to model how popular something is.
> What surprised me most is that he presented himself as the biographer of James Bond, as if he were real. I wasn't aware of that history.
> > It's a writer's technique somewhat similar to method actors who take on the character's persona as their own for the duration of a play or filming. Pretty much as far from "kill your darlings" as one can get, tbh.