The blu tack, 👌
JKR's handprints have had red paint thrown on them outside the City Chambers in Edinburgh. Very cool.
@firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com We interviewed a 28yo designer in 2012 who told us he had 17 years experience designing websites. I said, “Tim Berners-Lee doesn’t have 17 years experience designing websites.”
“Who’s Tim Berners-Lee?” he asked.
So yeah. 🤣
"an impossible 3D shape where the inside and outside are mathematically indistinguishable."
"Pieces from the right side attach to the left side but only after flipping over"
How do you even start this! There are no edges!
"With the headset set to the “Priority on sound quality” mode"
^ I was prioritising a stable connection, which drops the quality down, obvious now.
It's not important since I don't commute any more.
Needed some extra PA/bluez codecs.
And a firmware upgrade/profile change through the app.
This is the thing about choosing a "fast" language for "performance reasons".
It really doesn't matter and there's often some external bottleneck anyway.
Does anyone know how many concurrent requests dynamodb-local can handle?
I don't think it's very high-performant at that, so I'm trying a semaphore+sleep pattern.
If you're pulling dependencies, schema, or anything else when you start up your microservice, you're going to have a bad time. On Lambda, that bad time is going to come sooner (with worse cold starts), but it'll come eventually no matter where you run.
The emergent behaviour of distributed systems is complex and amazing and so much fun to debug.
At work I just debugged and fixed a problem which someone introduced to our codebase back in August 2017 - nearly 3 years ago!
I can imagine wiring this up to AWS's CLI SSO, and with Fargate, this means instant dev environments for new engineers on Day 1, that scales to zero when you're all done.
Okay, this is kinda cool!
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I don't know who else needs to know this today, but this is a super useful generic trick to reclaim some RAM back from the system.
Works on a per-cgroup basis, if you're also worried about double fork and various other bombs.
If you're hitting the wall, you aren't alone. So many people in my world (incl me) are hitting the wall right now, due to pandemic, WFH, extreme sadness/despair about racism, all of the above, and more. Seriously, if you can, take a day (or a week!) off. This is a marathon.
We all know that the Irish covid tracking app was open-sourced before it was released, but I didn't realise that this included the terraform setup for the backend in AWS 🤯 https://github.com/HSEIreland/covid-tracker-infra
Turns out you can put whatever you want in http headers, using the cloud
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