The next post in my, "Finding an Alternative to Mac OS X", series is up: A Year Away From Mac OS http://bitcannon.net/post/a-year-away-from-mac-os/ #FreeBSD #Linux https://mastodon.social/media/r2sPvuh7RVCGH164224
Wheeee a 15MB scp copy that transferred at 128.2KB/s this morning now does so at 2.2Mb/s. So much better.
TIL if you're running a virtualised FreeBSD server with a virtio NIC you really want hw.vtnet.csum_disable=1 in /boot/loader.conf
Before: 917 Kbits/sec
After: 47.1 Mbits/sec
Man, you know how #lisp gets called "the programmable programming language"?
If "null" was C's billion-dollar mistake, then the macro system might have been its ten-billion-dollar mistake, for making everyone else avoid macros for the next 40 years.
Read this. This article pretty summarizes what I see every day. And when I criticize it, half of the audience doesn't understand my point. They are simply to young and grew up with smart phones and fast lines.
"Software disenchantment": http://tonsky.me/blog/disenchantment/ via email@example.com
Finally got around to finishing my ISO build of Arch Linux, which boots right to AttractMode front-end, and also auto-mounts another USB drive by label to read configs/roms from. Works well, makes updates easy as hell.
The Observation Deck » Falling in love with Rust by Bryan Cantrill
The hardware accelerated Alacritty terminal emulator has seen its 0.2 release. This release adds scrollback support and some impressive performance gains.
I've been testing the scrollback branch on FreeBSD and Linux for a couple of weeks now and it's been rock solid.
Linus Torvalds introspection(!) + Show more
"This week people in our community confronted me about my lifetime of
not understanding emotions. My flippant attacks in emails have been
both unprofessional and uncalled for. Especially at times when I made
it personal. In my quest for a better patch, this made sense to me.
I know now this was not OK and I am truly sorry."
There’s x86 in the new iPhone X baseband.
Programming help request (OpenGL, Rust) Show more
Once again ran into a very weird bug in my OpenGL code. If I run the program in debug mode (cargo run --example basic), it works fine. If I run it with the --release flag, it doesn't upload the shader source code.
Seems like the pointer to the string just points to garbage. But why would the pointer point to garbage? Code: https://git.neon.moe/neon/fungui/src/branch/master/src/renderer.rs#L21
The first beta release of @gael 's #e / #eelo mobile OS appears to be out: https://medium.com/@gael_duval/leaving-apple-google-e-first-beta-is-here-89e39f492c6f
RT @RustNetWG: Rising Tide: building a modular web framework in the open
https://rust-lang-nursery.github.io/wg-net/2018/09/11/tide.html source: https://twitter.com/rustlang/status/1039595364184150016
Quickie intro to profiling Rust code on Linux using "perf":
So yes. I wrote about what browser diversity REALLY means and why only having one browser is not the wonderland of API support we dream of: https://css-tricks.com/the-ecological-impact-of-browser-diversity/
Private by Default https://feedbin.com/blog/2018/09/11/private-by-default/
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