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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

I'm a friendly, non-dev, cisgender man from NC who enjoys playing music/making noise, eating veggies, and hanging out with my best friend/wife + our 2 cats + 1 dog. (he/him)

Location North Carolina Joined Joined on  Email address michael@forem.com github website twitter website

Education

BFA in Creative Writing

Work

Community Manager at DEV

DEV Community: Ableist Language & Maintaining an Inclusive Environment

DEV Community: Ableist Language & Maintaining an Inclusive Environment

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Name 3 Writing Tips You Wish You Had When You First Started Blogging

Name 3 Writing Tips You Wish You Had When You First Started Blogging

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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

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Interested in the Future of Web Monetization? Check out the WM Community

Interested in the Future of Web Monetization? Check out the WM Community

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Community Moderation and Support on DEV

Community Moderation and Support on DEV

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Apple to Reduce App Store Commissions for Small Businesses in 2021

Apple to Reduce App Store Commissions for Small Businesses in 2021

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Facebook Pushes for Reforms to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

Facebook Pushes for Reforms to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

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100th Anniversary of the Theremin

100th Anniversary of the Theremin

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Any recommendations for a chair to pair with a standing desk?

Any recommendations for a chair to pair with a standing desk?

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Nvidia Acquires Arm

Nvidia Acquires Arm

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Rust Announces Plans to Form a Foundation

Rust Announces Plans to Form a Foundation

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Mozilla Changing = Lots of Layoffs

Mozilla Changing = Lots of Layoffs

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Stack Overflow Raised $85 Million to Invest in Teams

Stack Overflow Raised $85 Million to Invest in Teams

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Zuckerberg, Cook, Bezos, & Pichai Testify before US House Judiciary Committee (Live Now)

Zuckerberg, Cook, Bezos, & Pichai Testify before US House Judiciary Committee (Live Now)

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Roblox Making Bank Means More Money for Devs

Roblox Making Bank Means More Money for Devs

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Linux Commits to Inclusive Language

Linux Commits to Inclusive Language

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Want to help cover #news on DEV?

Want to help cover #news on DEV?

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Trying to decide which Star Wars to watch tonight...

Trying to decide which Star Wars to watch tonight...

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Got any tips for folks looking to live Earth consciously?

Got any tips for folks looking to live Earth consciously?

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Any conservation foundations or initiatives that you'd recommend others look into?

Any conservation foundations or initiatives that you'd recommend others look into?

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I'm Michael, and I support self-identifying women & non-binary devs.

I'm Michael, and I support self-identifying women & non-binary devs.

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Games to teach programming to a 9-year-old?

Games to teach programming to a 9-year-old?

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A Big Thanks to All DEV Mods

A Big Thanks to All DEV Mods

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Text classification tools for fighting spam

Text classification tools for fighting spam

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Share your favorite Halloween tunes!

Share your favorite Halloween tunes!

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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

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What was your win this week?

What was your win this week?

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The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week

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What was your win this week?

What was your win this week?

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Have you ever fought back against a task on the basics of ethics?

Have you ever fought back against a task on the basics of ethics?

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Rails 4.2.11.1, 5.0.7.2, 5.1.6.2, 5.2.2.1, and 6.0.0.beta3 have been released with important security fixes.

Rails 4.2.11.1, 5.0.7.2, 5.1.6.2, 5.2.2.1, and 6.0.0.beta3 have been released with important security fixes.

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a barely capable shell user

a barely capable shell user

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happy to be on the DEV team!

happy to be on the DEV team!

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baby steps...

baby steps...

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a helpful repo on community management & moderation

a helpful repo on community management & moderation

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Clojure 1.10 released

Clojure 1.10 released

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the other 10% of my job is...

the other 10% of my job is...

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