i'm a 28 years old software developer who's about to move to another country (utc+6 to utc).
i do #photography occasionally. i like street photography.
when no one is watching, i'm tinkering with lexers & parsers.
EFF: Telling the Truth About Defects in Technology Should Never, Ever, Ever Be Illegal. EVER.
Another mainstream Twitter-to-Mastodon piece.
The founder of the #Beeware project is such a model of a smart and graceful person that following the project is less about the project and more about being privvy to demonstrations of genius itself. Entranced, you may find yourself reaching for your wallet, thinking "yeah, I can send this guy a few bucks."
And his behavior has seemingly attracted other big and kind brains to the project. #FOSS
Hey #fediverse, what does Mastodon solve, for you, personally? What was the lure that brought you over?
Technical blogosphere is very much alive and well, thank you.
Wow! Ford begins using exoskeletons for their assembly line workers https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/07/ford-exoskeletons-eksovest/
Okay, where do I complain about the universal rule in US to keep temperature inside business building constant around the year?
You see, this is STUPID. People come to your building from the outside, and they're wearing clothes appropriate for the weather. So your 65°F may be comfortable for jeans and coats, but in the hot summer it's f....g FREEZING. Also, you lose ginormous amount of money on electricity.
It's virtually impossible to opt out.
It needs dozens of taps, some require you to go to the partner site to opt out which I didn't even attempt, and the navigation actually coerces you to go to the site instead of going back to opt out of the other categories.
Shame, imgur. One of the worst. Deserves an
Don't store thousands of small files on S3. Wrap them into a .tar on the client or something…
That's because as a distributed eventually consistent storage S3 takes quite a long time to propagate your write operations (copies and deletes), and while it's doing it you're going to see different results between different attempts to list and read files. It can literally take hours (looking at it right now).
Programmer, software architect, mentor.
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