My favourite was caching 40Mb of sqlite data in memory for massive read speedup but no loss of safety
Had some fun optimizing a python script from 500s best-case run to 30s best-case. Mostly complexity fine, but writing files - ouch
Anyone want to place bets on how long it takes before my accent is closer to American than British? :-(
Can everyone please use cffi? I'm tired of your ctypes-based bindings segfaulting
Imagine if we put all the computational power used to fucking mine bitcoin into something actually fucking useful besides libertarian funny-money.
I don't get all these Liz EU hat things today. We need to shrink it to 5 countries?
I'm now compulsively checking every 12h whether May is still PM. That's astounding
Sometimes I worry the name "pytest" is too generic and confuses ppl who never heard of it, not clear if it's distinct from stdlib testing
Honestly I still have no idea when to use d, t or dt in what is supposedly my mother tongue. This is why I failed at languages in school.
Lua's figured out what 0/0 is: -9223372036854775808
Now we finally now.
Four letter word du jour: 126.96.36.199.
It's in systemd as fallback if your DNS is too slow, it's in docker, and it's in your bleeding toaster.
Don't point your infra to a company which is (not yet) collecting that data; if it starts doing so, you're screwed.
I now know way too much about pulseaudio
In other news, I'm going to EuroPython! I look forward to meeting lots of new people, come say hello and chat about stuff
Great, my talk is on a Thursday again. Why can't it be on the Monday? Much more relaxed conference week that way.
Would it not be a good idea for bug tracking systems to have 1 or 2 checksum digits in their issue numbers? E.g. 12345.67 would seem useful
Why is twinnings' English breakfast all but just that?