Holy crap. Malware hidden in a strand of DNA hijacks the computer that analyzes that particular gene sequence.
We're going to live in a very weird world man.
Commonly used words from women who saw my talk today: “moving, brave, eye-opening, courageous”
Commonly used words from men who came up to me after my talk: “disagree, not everything you said, militant, angry”
@jntrnr I don't know. I certainly hope so!
We have a few very cool, very new apps in Rust for GNOME, and for example GStreamer (used *everywhere*) is being Rustified. Hopefully those will set a good example.
We are definitely understaffed for the platform libraries, though. I hope to convince people, even new contributors, that it's totally worthwhile to revitalize under-maintained C code with #rustlang.
📗 Today I'm publishing a series of blog posts: From Rust to beyond.
First episode: Prelude, https://mnt.io/2018/08/21/from-rust-to-beyond-prelude/.
Next episode in few days.
How Rust’s standard library was vulnerable for years and nobody noticed, https://medium.com/@shnatsel/how-rusts-standard-library-was-vulnerable-for-years-and-nobody-noticed-aebf0503c3d6.
The title is click-baity, but the content is worth reading.
Oh hey, I've never done an #introduction before.
I'm starting a company to build tools for community- and project-building.
I'm queer-spectrum, trans-friendly, open-hearted, and hyphen-loving.
Currently living in #newzealand (orig. from the States)
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