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So it seems we should do an . I'm a software developer currently working at a biotechnology firm in southern California helping build their first product. I develop in C++ and C for the flattened green pellets, I use Rust and Python in my spare time, hacking on a fringe biology-inspired computer vision thing. I am a Linux and i3 user and I hate your mainstream OS. Just kidding use what you want, just don't ask me for help! 😜

I am a fan of SpaceX, independent of the guy in charge, who is clearly a loon. I'm old as dirt, socially liberal and a recovering libertarian. I walk a lot and am a bad vegetarian. I enjoy smokey and/or peaty scotch whisky, and have never turned down a good IPA.

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I come and stand at every door
But none can hear my silent tread
I knock and yet remain unseen
For I am dead for I am dead

I’m only seven though I died
In Hiroshima long ago
I’m seven now as I was then
When children die they do not grow

My hair was scorched by swirling flame
My eyes grew dim my eyes grew blind
Death came and turned my bones to dust
And that was scattered by the wind

I need no fruit I need no rice
I need no sweets nor even bread
I ask for nothing for myself
For I am dead for I am dead

All that I need is that for peace
You fight today you fight today
So that the children of this world
Can live and grow and laugh and play

– Nazim

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i reckon all software developers should read this thread. it's incredible. literally everything is here. entire books could be written about it

Thinking about using ETL ( for embedded work for an arm m33 class chip. Any opinions on it by other embedded programmers out there?

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Hmmm, maybe I can move some of my shell scripts over to #Rust using #RustScript:

I initially thought about doing that with Go since Go is a bit more ergonomic for just spiffing out code IMHO, but the tooling around Rust is simply surpassing Go at an incredible pace.

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I've been thinking of how to express what I think about the Burning Man situation, but this guy just did it perfectly.

Fuck Burning Man.


I was looking at arm microcontrollers for a project at work recently. This is not something I have done in a while. Some of the newer ones have features like page protection and secure enclave support that I’ve never seen at that level before. Seems like progress.

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Well spoken! I'd elect this man. A straight talker who says what he means. I'm ready to be exploited at his whim.

#politics #youtube

I mean, you can post 50 times a day but I for one, and I suspect many others, will never follow you. I follow tags though, so put more tags in your firehose stream and I may see and interact with some of the ones that interest me.

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this table of C escape characters is making the same noises as I do when I have to wake up early

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I am sorry to hear of your sadness over your new social media experience. I can't imagine how frustrating it must be to not go viral with the same fucking drivel you posted when you had 30,000 followers.

Much forced cordiality,
H.C. Bunny

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Trying to imagine what it’s like to be Ron DeSantis and watching your opponent on his THIRD criminal indictment yet continue to lap you in the polls while you focus on critical societal issues like whether Bud Light and AP Psychology are too woke.

A genuine tragedy for this illustrious gentleman.

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Just a reminder, wealth is **not** a zero sum game. If it were we would still be living in caves.

@deech I think it’s how much career growth and money are you willing to give up for those tools you really want to use and not what everyone else is using.

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I just want to say for my first post to the #Fediverse that I've already seen more #alttext in the last couple of days than I've literally seen in my entire life. I don't know what it is, but as a blind user it's making me emotional to be able to actually interact with content. Think I'll write an introduction soon.
#accessibility #Mastodon #redditMigration

Bored this evening and thinking about defaults due to posts by @kickingvegas and @summeremacs

I wonder if adopting something like Rust’s edition scheme would be the narrow path that would satisfy everyone. So a variable e.g. emacs-edition would control what defaults you get. If it’s not set, it defaults to the legacy defaults, which are whatever they are before the 1st edition. If it is set to a a particular revision, you get the defaults which were active in that revision. If it’s set to ‘build you get the defaults of the build you are using. If set to e.g. 29, you never get any 30 defaults, but you could get 29.1, 29.2, 29.3, etc.

No clue how practical this is, and it’s just a thought, and not a very deep one. Assuming someone implemented it, the hard part would be what color to paint the next edition’s bike shed, I’m sure.

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When an app asks for permissions, the OS should not only let you answer yes or no. Every category should havev a "yes, but feed the app fake data" option.

Want my contacts for no reason? Have these generated fake ones! Wanna listen to my microphone? Here's random ambiance sounds! Location? I'm on a tiny 5x5m island!

Hell yeah! Put it all in your databases!

Actively sabotaging and punishing services wins over boycotts any day.

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