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James Iry @jamesiry San Francisco, CA

Some people when faced with a problem think, I know, I'll use distributed computing. Now they have n^2 problems. Looking for my next opportunity.

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Joined Twitter 1/15/09


It’s causing me actual physical pain that “the real Jim Shady” was RIGHT THERE and he didn’t use it. https://t.co/vZ9aAxC1np
Retweeted by James IrySmothered in segfault https://t.co/cbuPpoizkSAmerican Phi Night of the Living Dead Code Escape Analysis from New York The Thin Blue Inline The Constant Propaga… https://t.co/TviatB6MMp @built @KTVU The logs and alligators level didn’t go nearly as well.It's official - Dotty will become Scala 3: https://t.co/XQ1IyiZbmc
Retweeted by James IryPolice say a man wearing only American flag shorts stole a Coors beer truck then ran on foot across Highway 101 in… https://t.co/8hPeCDKyFy
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4/20
2018
This sidewalk is getting strong WiFi signal https://t.co/Z1g3IgY0VNAmazon add placement on point https://t.co/4TiVn1UIq6
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4/17
2018
Russia attempts to block usage of Telegram messenger. Blocks a large chunk of AWS IPs, disabling access to large sw… https://t.co/jzgyExIIYY
4/16
2018
@tpolecat * if you are wise and curious enough to keep challenging yourself
4/14
2018
Iron Man Iron Man Does whatever an iron can Creases pants any size Presses shirts and silk ties Look out Here comes the Iron Man
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4/8
2018
@fanf42 @DebugSteven It’s the hiring manager’s job to educate the recruiter on how to find good candidates for a pa… https://t.co/jrzaLQjhFyIt’s almost as if technology isn’t a recruiter’s specialty. https://t.co/fmTrfUQkJeBragging “I liked X before it was cool” is a great example of survivor bias. It ignores all the crap you like that will never be cool.RT if you also enjoy pronouncing the names of -f* compiler flags where the next letter is a vowel: -funsigned-char… https://t.co/2RUh5Iwb0N
Retweeted by James Iry @fogus Iron Man vs Rust Monster
4/5
2018
Around this time ten years ago I cold-emailed @odersky about PhD positions. It did turn out to be a pretty good dec… https://t.co/6MMSIZyjMB
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4/1
2018
In the world of C the man with no feet is king.
Retweeted by James Iryhello here is my incredible journey porting like a thousand lines of academic C++ to Rust https://t.co/uP79wV7Eo5
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3/31
2018
This kernel behavior makes no goddamned sense. TL;DR - on Linux if fsync() returns an EIO error then the dirty bit… https://t.co/DaCg7dm9vu
3/30
2018
...and that concludes our intensive three-week algebraic structures course. https://t.co/TVpZWLzFTg
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3/29
2018
What an amazing example of an AI hitting on a completely “correct” yet entirely wrong answer https://t.co/pQ7W3oisbN
Retweeted by James IryEverywhere I go, turkeys are in the way https://t.co/7VRTboyd0K
3/28
2018
the other day @raesanni tweeted that the trump administration firings list sounded like an animaniacs song and i as… https://t.co/oHCfQLHpiV
Retweeted by James Iry @paul_snively While diff from American forms, all seem relatively precise. British "pudding" can mean "any squishy… https://t.co/XGSjfQEbkqThe British seem to think their usage of the English language is more precise than that of us Americans. To which I… https://t.co/6j3x2T0U0P
3/27
2018
social media feeds https://t.co/HitsfJdqvC
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3/26
2018
No direct flights SFO<->OAK so I guess I am going to have to take BART.
Retweeted by James IryTip when evaluating libraries: check if it's blazing fast. If it's fast, but the README doesn't specify whether its… https://t.co/bvZHhpNtjv
Retweeted by James IryOh, I've heard of it. But at least it was civil. https://t.co/wqtTVHwKYTOMG 😳 https://t.co/v9Qc7Via1F
Retweeted by James Iry @ISobiWan @jboner @QuickenLoans @QLCareers I wouldn't be able to relocate. Thanks though!
3/25
2018
I have a massive trade deficit with the grocery store so I’ve decided to impose tariffs on Kroger
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3/24
2018
@kdpeterson @Wealthfront Thanks so much for reaching out! I might be a bit overqualified for that role. But just in… https://t.co/Ghb9uIbwYD @ISobiWan @jboner Software engineering leadership (vp/director/similar) at a good company building products I can believe in.Trump’s new Mueller attorney entering the Oval Office https://t.co/dAckRmBUYA
Retweeted by James Iry @manisha72617183 Black tea gives me insomnia. Too much caffeine.I’m looking for my next opportunity. If you know somebody looking for an experienced engineering leader shoot me a note! @pcwalton Yeah, it’s the ones that cause undesirable but recoverable runtime behavior that create existential dilemmas. @raganwald We do. We just call them a GPU.
3/23
2018
@swartzrock About 5 hertzThe right size of a language standard library is the size at which the number of people complaining that it’s too s… https://t.co/99cjxeptRv
Retweeted by James IryDO NOT CONGRATULATE https://t.co/ioQjGjKPcr
Retweeted by James Iry @tef_ebooks @palvaro I’m calling it https://t.co/IkZCT2Ehaq .Take your husband's last name take his first name take his identity hide the body you're the husband now. https://t.co/ER9wY7xcph
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3/22
2018
Marvel: 'Infinity War is the most ambitious crossover event in history' Me: https://t.co/KxP3DyfeB8
Retweeted by James Iryfew of us remember the federalist paper in which james madison described the most effective check congress can exer… https://t.co/q87Ha0WA60
Retweeted by James Iry @westmaaan (man i hope this works properly the first time) https://t.co/eK4O4ZktJq
Retweeted by James Iry @JohnDCook If software won’t install on any OS is it still software?Marvel: “Infinity War is the most ambitious crossover event in history.” Me: https://t.co/jLaeZ0eBHM
3/21
2018
@_tessr #hash_taggedPROBLEM: holding a white sign with a message in a photo makes you vulnerable to photoshop trolls SOLUTION: before t… https://t.co/0prRB9vFRJ
Retweeted by James IryHave national security advisors tried reverse psychology?Every time I've visited London I've had the irrepressible urge to write a tube-stop generator and I can't stop cack… https://t.co/bzsnbrAn7z
Retweeted by James Iry @bhurt42 @cmeik No, that would be NILism @johnregehr Let me clear it up for you https://t.co/g102s7uzQ6 @johnregehr @Peter_shirley The trajectory of real-time raytracing kind of mirrors is a microcosm of CS: by the time… https://t.co/2k4EyOvQer
Retweeted by James Iry @jamesiry ... or a country-Jazz fusion band!
Retweeted by James IryVernal Equinox would be a great name for a slightly nerdy sidekick.Happy Vernal Equinox, everybody! What’s the most fun thing about the vernal equinox? Impressing people by saying “vernal equinox”!as a scientist i have questions. why is she pouring out of a volumetric flask like that? why is it so close to her… https://t.co/0dVV7KmfIN
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3/20
2018
THIS WEBSITE COSTS ZERO DOLLARS https://t.co/eN3fiIUiMv
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3/19
2018
@rickasaurus Get your boundaries at least roughly correct and almost everything else is easy to fix incrementally.… https://t.co/50eYQ8SIQn
3/16
2018
#piday https://t.co/F5oBKALueh
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3/15
2018
🤯 https://t.co/A4XTUYsJJ3
Retweeted by James Iry @jamesiry Says who? https://t.co/WKwNo9Ilsj
Retweeted by James IryThe main reason tau day isn’t a huge success is that it doesn’t have an iconic food. @djspiewak Disturbing ambiguity. Unclear if you are referring to the person or his written content.π-day, whatever! π is just an artifact of us spending too much time in low dimensions. √π is the constant that real… https://t.co/5TzT1xWx0H
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3/14
2018
Physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, a spokesman for his family has said https://t.co/ZfW9MSXCbL
Retweeted by James IryOH: The way this is going, Cabinet openings will soon be filled by Task Rabbits
Retweeted by James IryThe most unrealistic thing about Star Trek is the idea that San Francisco’s zoning would allow for the construction… https://t.co/lUT7u4zzwd
Retweeted by James IryThis is the only criticism of millenials I will accept https://t.co/M5hgfzTDid
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3/13
2018
@contrarivariant Bird puns, for instance.
3/9
2018
Instead of “flatten” or “smoosh” I suggest “join” or better yet “μ” Hmmm, where is that troll face emoji… @nicolefv @martinfowler Years ago I worked in a building that worked that way. It was super handy! But occasionall… https://t.co/TI7MQcxLeP @JohnDCook I figuratively have no idea what anybody is saying any more.
3/8
2018
Little specks of dust on the screen are really high on my list of graphics debugging annoyances
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3/7
2018

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