The last example, about the company that has been fined after asking a question on how to deal with , has been theoretically withdrawn, but not without the involvement of lawyers, courts and loss of time.

Here's a nice list of fines:

Interesting entries:

- CCTV was unlawfully used,
- Dashcam was unlawfully used,
- Someone has used CC instead of BCC,
- A company emailed the auth asking for advice on how to deal with a service provider who didn't respect GDPR. Authority ignored their request, forwarded their question to another authority, and they fined the company that asked the question in the first place,
- Lots of other interesting examples of GDPR weaponization

3 will have types!

Go ruby, go types! ;)

A good April Fools joke is to add:

if(x) \
if ((x) && (rand() < RAND_MAX * 0.99))

to some global precompiled header.

Good news is that it's actually possible to create a different language frontend for the VM.

Here's an example of a small functional language, , that targets Dart VM:

I like and all, but it's still very early for its prime time.

Doing i18n is PITA, the tools are not very convenient, translation platforms of course don't support Flutter's architecture, iOS (Cupertino) look and feel only supports English, so during translation I need to translate the theme itself as well, etc...

All issues are fixable (well, I'm still working on the last one), but prepare for extra work in areas that are solved in standard Android for (mostly) free!

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Google after ACTA

When this regulation madness will stop?

Static type checker for Python that is written in JavaScript, so that it can be managed by Node, which is the default extension manager for VS Code running under Chromium:

I wonder how that's better than sticking to Python ecosystem


Taken from early version of 386BSD source code:


int n;
signal(SIGALRM, dingdong);


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Misreading something can be confusing.

GdkPaintable? Why is that called a pain table? [10 minutes later] 🤦‍♂️

One big difference between an amateur product and a professional product is the testing methodology used during development.

So in order to have professional game dices, a good testing methodology needs to be used. Here's one!

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