Just got my replacement AirPods from https://www.thepodswap.com/ and wow was that easy! I’ve always bemoaned the lack of options once the batteries died on AirPods but this is a great option.
Cheapest way to ship something to Mars is to contribute to Linux or ffmpeg:
At one point, all of Germany's air traffic control message routing was in Emacs!
$ mkdir -p ~/src/myproject
$ cd ~/src/myproject
$ git init --bare
$ cd ~
$ git clone ~/src/myproject
$ cd myproject
There, done. Now you have a 100% fully functional git repo that doesn’t require a network connection and supports every single git feature. Pull it, push it, branch it, revert it, whatever: it’s your own repo and you can do whatever you want with it. And you don’t have to sign up for anything or agree to a Terms of Service or share your work or trust a company you dislike.
To be clear, Rust will probably be mature _eventually_. I'm not inherently against the "rewrite it in rust" thing, but it currently presents challenges.
New Blogpost: A Trip Into FreeBSD
curl -s "https://query1.finance.yahoo.com/v8/finance/chart/GME?region=US&lang=en-US&includePrePost=false&interval=1m&useYfid=true&range=1d&corsDomain=finance.yahoo.com&.tsrc=finance" | jq '.chart.result | ..meta.regularMarketPrice'
Go's ioutil package to be deprecated in 1.16:
Sent Nanoglyph 018 about Ractors in Ruby 3.
A more faithful implementation of the actor model than something Goroutines/channels. Two styles of message passing to get whatever blocking/non-blocking semantics you want to have.
I'm really impressed that PINE64 hosts its website on a cluster using purely dogfooded hardware!
Heapless is a neat Rust library that provides versions of data structures like Vec that don't use the heap. It's a familiar API, but some are necessarily different (e.g. Vec::push returns a result)
@brandur excited to find you on Mastodon! I've been a RSS subscriber for awhile.
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