The software industry has engendered a culture of distracted programmers using bad tools to solve problems they don’t have time to fully understand. In this essay, I try to explore why. https://medium.com/@smarimc/when-programming-became-a-chore-a0be2b9919c0
I spent a few hours looking at Godot Game Engine yesterday. It's quite satisfying in terms of usability, design language and clarity. I do have concerns about GDScript's cache efficiency and such. But overall, it's a nice thing to play with as a contrast to Unity. Not that I'm a game developer or anything. Just foolin' around.
U put na #36C3.
On the bright side, my playlist is awesome
The British people are apparently collectively incapable of making decisions that aren't harmful to their own interests. #ge2019
I for one welcome our new Krampus overlords.
An elderly colleague came to me after a meeting in the economy and trade committee earlier and said, "we need to discuss logarithmic differentiation sometime." Part of me thought he was trying to make a poor quality joke on my expense, but a bigger part of me wondered if he had discovered some kind of fascinating feature of Maurer-Cartan forms that he urgently wanted to share with me. Either way, he grinned at himself and disappeared into an elevator.
I am currently in the middle of a debate about the contract between the Icelandic state and the state church by which the state funds the church. Even though the bill is about moving positively in the direction of disestablishment, the debate largely comes down to the question of how much should be paid for the land the church sold to the state back in 1997. The conservatives seem to believe ∞ kr is the correct amount.
Okay, fine. @rysiek may have gotten me to try this again. FINE.
Techie, foodie, pilot, author, parliamentarian. Not necessarily in that order.
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