Programmer: *through sobs* you can’t just point at a loop and say it’s parallelised…. please….
Rust:

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And just as a bonus for today, here you go: v1.0.0 of `libnpm`, the official programmatic API for the npm CLI! It'll keep growing as stuff gets ported, but you can do a lot already!

I just published npm.im/libnpmpublish.

This is a *programmatic API* for npm publish and unpublish. You'll still have to pack your own tarball, but it'll take care of the rest. There's even nice docs!

me, crying: you can't keep calling every hosting provider serverless
you, pointing at dreamhost: serverless

NEVERMIND I CAN MAKE MASTODON LOOK LIKE BULLSHIT IT'S GOOD ACTUALLY

HOW TO USE MASTODON, AN EASY GUIDE:
1. see something nice when going about your day
2. write about it
3. revel in the fact that we are all just people
4. give emotional support and validation to others who write about that nice thing they saw today

tired: gender binary
wired: building gender from source

It always pains me when I see fellow software developers call other projects "shit."

Especially when the "shit" represents man-decades of hard work, like a browser or an OS.

C'mon. If you don't know how hard this stuff is, then you're a n00b.

Sure, we can always find fault and call everything shit, but is that kind of venting making anything better?

Maybe it makes you feel better, but every time we indulge in this kind of thing we're making tech a more hostile place to work and/or play.

an effort to produce a formal model of Rust's type system found its first stdlib bug! ralfj.de/blog/2017/06/09/mutex

@jk science works by killing god and distributing his magic to the
oppressed people like intended

On my way to SFO tonight. Arrived at YVR gate at 10AM. Flight got delayed until 3PM.

On the plus side, I'm getting lots of BotW time in. 👍

Today's XKCD seems particularly relevant with all the machine learning focus at #io17 :p toot.cafe/media/SgsAAImcXjFSEW

japaric has done the almost impossible: memory-safe preemptive multitasking on a microcontroller, no data races, no deadlocks, no priority inversions, guaranteed WCET if you do things right, all using Rust's basic features and Cortex-M's NVIC blog.japaric.io/fearless-concu

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