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1. I use the app Journey on my Android phone. I bought their premium one-time purchase option a couple of years ago.
2. I…

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  • They’re is short for They are. An apostrophe is ALWAYS a contraction*. It is a replacement for one (or sometimes more) letters, e.g. I’ll is short for I will, and the apostrophe takes the place of wi. In the case of They’re, the apostrophe takes the place of the a in are.
  • Their is about possession. “Whose book is that? It’s theirs.” The way to remember this is that Their contains both a he and an I, which are pronouns for people. Their is about people’s things.
  • There is about location. The way to remember this…

Data Science

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  • Millions of trips in…

An insensitive and unhelpful privilege

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  • I haven’t written a blog post in forever.
  • I can’t be bothered to spend time optimizing titles and thinking of verbose copy.
  • I am tired of trying to be positive, and being socially punished for not maintaining a positive demeanor.
  • I am tired of trying to wake up and get to work, or being creative, or being supportive, or being helpful, while I myself am struggling.
  • I am tired of reading and watching about people suffering all over the world and wanting to care about all of it.
  • I am tired of pretending I’m okay being single and having average…

And it may help fix the problem

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This time, I think it’s going to stick.

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Vaibhav Gupta

Professional technical writer, 2x Distinguished Toastmaster. I write about mental health and self-awareness. Also see

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