How the Boeing 737 Max Disaster Looks to a Software Developer
Most paint-spatters are valid perl programs https://boingboing.net/2019/04/05/pollack-perl.html https://t.co/i8uonXPhYS
@[email protected] Wow, this is a stupid bug. I'd love to see the original source code to understand the intention of this 'feature' or whatever you call this happy little accident.
Japanese react to weird ad depicting Asian woman getting aroused by sniffing dirty clothes worn by white men https://boingboing.net/2019/04/05/japanese-react-to-weird-ad-dep.html https://t.co/43HTxAKr5Z
Tomorrow, the country of #Brunei will start stoning gay people to death. We need to do something now. Please boycott these hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Raise your voices now. Spread the word. Rise up.
Man, angry at likeness being used to show that hipsters all look the same, learns it's not him in the photo https://boingboing.net/2019/03/08/man-angry-at-likeness-being-u.html https://t.co/FIWziDaVGW
Funny April Fools Day joke on the OpenBSD mailing list:
"httpd(8): Adapt to industry wide current best security practices"
Greatly enjoyed the talks and open sessions at #devopsdaysyvr. The talk that impressed me most was the talk about Digital Ethics by @[email protected]
Tim Bray on office spaces
I could never work in a veal pen again, I don't understand why anyone accepts that as a condition of employment.
Amazon's 2018 profits: $11.2 billion; Amazon's 2018 IRS bill: negative $129 million https://boingboing.net/2019/02/15/trump-loves-bezos.html https://t.co/IceBWzfWKF
Pacific Northwest measles outbreak spreads https://boingboing.net/2019/02/13/pacific-northwest-measles-outb-2.html https://t.co/UPoFsQTuUa
The only thing I dislike about the Python approach to asyncio is that all these frameworks are incompatible with each other. Each one is re-implementing core functionality like file IO or database IO. I wish there was a more unified solution to that.
12 months, 1200 children killed by guns, 1200 stories about the lives they led, reported by teen journalists across the country.
Teenagers write obituaries for (american) children killed by guns. This gives a face to blank numbers in an attempt to measure the void it left in the children's families.
I am the coffee.
I am the code.
I am the pseudo-random electronic music. https://musicforprogramming.net/?thirtyone
I am the tooting while spacing out, man.
I am… pretty sure… there's no acid in this coffee.
Germany just deleted Facebook https://boingboing.net/2019/02/07/zuckerbackpfeifengesicht.html https://t.co/XkrD264Ttw
WebKit release notes for Safari Technology Preview 75: https://webkit.org/blog/8594/release-notes-for-safari-technology-preview-75/
"Removed support for the expired Do Not Track standard to prevent potential use as a fingerprinting variable." Endlessly ironic that the thing that was supposed to prevent tracking has become just another vector for tracking 🤦♂️