TIL that Mattermost has described themselves, on their own website, as “Cool enough for Uber, Secure enough for the US Army” and “rated as a Cool Place To Work by Gartner”, and OMG could somebody go to Mattermost HQ and tell them that this isn’t stuff you put on your website, this is stuff you whisper to yourself alone in the darkness while you try to choose between whiskey and valium.
@drjwells I wonder how this fits into public records laws.
Just rediscovered one of my favorite, and maybe formative, comics: https://marvel.fandom.com/wiki/Amazing_Spider-Man_Annual_Vol_1_20
@mhoye Other reasons include stuff getting taught in the wrong order and weird priorities in terms of how much time is spent on various topics.
Here's two days on matrix operations. It makes a lot of what we'll cover later a lot easier, but I won't tell you how and we'll never speak of this again.
Facebook, why are you always like this. https://www.propublica.org/article/facebook-is-letting-job-advertisers-target-only-men
Hmm, this is interesting
I love that there are so many of us thinking deeply, if weirdly, about how to 'reboot computing'.
We all have different ideas and sometimes those ideas conflict on the details, but there's a substantial amount of agreement about roughly what's wrong with the Unix model of computing we've inherited, *very roughly* what we'd like, and .... a pleasing amount of vagueness about the details because we haven't yet built it.
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