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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. Director of Engineering at @MeetEarnest

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Oh-snap. https://t.co/1XjGLA57T6
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12/12
2017
@slava_pestov @gparker @grynspan @jckarter Woah. No matter how weird you think C++ is, it’s always weirder.
Retweeted by James IryFavorite variant: on our first date she brought her favorite piece of Soviet Union memorabilia: it was a huge red f… https://t.co/HD0hE48paC @milessabin Maybe not that different, but (approximate) perfect hashes are much more niche than indexes. @built Twitter = permanent amber alertMind = blown. Using machine learned models instead of indexes. https://t.co/PhitnUQUAuPunk ist nicht tot. https://t.co/eKqULExG9I
Retweeted by James Iry @bigthingist Also all-caps? @sigfpe Found it on youtube. Trailers obfuscate everything but looks to mix critique on race relations with buddy cop (?) with sci-fan @sigfpe Just watched trailer. Not very shadowrun-ish. @sigfpe Sounds a bit shadowrun-ish?My kids asked me if I had heard of a YouTuber named Weird Al Yankovic.
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12/11
2017
@shamusyoung And he was never heard from again. RIP
12/10
2017
@fogus Also, what do giant monsters 20 levels underground eat?
12/8
2017
@mabrewer7 @lightbend Chappy holidays to you too!Proof that senators aren't people: the 13th Amendment made it illegal to buy people. @deech s/Lou/deech s/frittatas/ATS https://t.co/AxUl0ylH37Okay, shell scripting is basically ridiculous.
Retweeted by James IryNot 100% sure, but this macro may be mining bitcoins in the c preprocessor. https://t.co/IeCf0TgEsEWell done @BBCNews, well done. https://t.co/SBq5MGoEeS
Retweeted by James Iry @viktorklang Welcome to distsys failures - where it’s all root causes all the way down. @johnregehr Heavy metal! If the metals get much heavier you’ll end up on a list.RNC: 'We Warned You Gay Marriage Would Be A Slippery Slope Toward Accepting Pedophilia' https://t.co/Et2kq3HCvH https://t.co/gbOpqAM5Mr
Retweeted by James Iry @bodil Vulgar Latin @sigfpe https://t.co/L5sc3HxymW
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12/7
2017
DAMMIT PARKER I NEED VERTICAL VIDEOS OF SPIDER-MAN! AND THE VIDEOS NEED TO BE SUBTITLED SO YOU CAN WATCH THEM ON MU… https://t.co/KL9YvC2Oxn
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12/6
2017
In 1891, a German company created Leibniz-Keks, a shortbread cookie named after calculus developer Gottfried Leibni… https://t.co/JNC5a85bWT
Retweeted by James Iry @sigfpe Me: Well, X is obvious isn’t? [4 hours later] Me [bleary eyed, hair disheveled]: NOBODY CARES ABOUT X ANYWAY!
12/4
2017
10 REM THIS IS JUST TO 20 SAY “I’m an old programmer” 30 GOTO 10Do you think it can be auctioned off for $1.4 trillion? Asking for a government. https://t.co/aZo74fihSFchuck-in [verb]. That one last checkin a developer hastily submits right before leaving on vacation, usually incomm… https://t.co/Ij3qhXCKuF
Retweeted by James IryRust is awesome and desperately needs to exist, but it needs to be stressed that the only use case for Rust is when you can't afford GC.
Retweeted by James IryRobots gonna replace even Banksy https://t.co/M3WhtuOVylNaturally someone wrote a scheme dialect that compiles to @ethereumproject contracts, and of course it's called Pyr… https://t.co/zh60Ji5rSZ
Retweeted by James Iry$1,000,000,001 and counting https://t.co/2BzBFYv2M2
12/1
2017
@djspiewak @runarorama we need more things like https://t.co/IUjW0xJ8is
Retweeted by James IryI think I’ll upgrade to High Sierra when it can go for 2 months without a serious new vulnerability discovered.
11/29
2017
Ouch https://t.co/y5PD5g17zHPrivilege escalation vulnerability in macOS and a workaround https://t.co/ldEZd6qrni @Ngnghm @jdegoes I get why you would prefer x→y and I do too normally. But yˣ opens a fascinating box."How did you know so much about computers?” "I didn’t, it was the first one.” Grace Hopper on Letterman -… https://t.co/eq0pSrpZB2
Retweeted by James Iry @johnregehr Whoa…I thought that knowledge had been lost…Like writing a make file from scratch. @DRMacIver Whelp. There goes my hiring plan.Knapping obsidian. https://t.co/DyBpehKOFd
11/28
2017
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11/27
2017
@johnregehr “Have to add another machine, this whole segment is going down” @johnregehr Bleh @johnregehr And now I’m remembering 10base2, bayonet mounts, and line terminators because that’s how every Doom LAN party seemed to be run.
11/26
2017
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11/25
2017
Over Thanksgiving dinner I asked my brother-in-law, “what if we’re both the crazy uncle?” His look told me he’s pre… https://t.co/ucFsUdFA18actually, tardigrades only grow up to 1.5mm in size and would be far too small to conceivably be a parade balloon https://t.co/tJqwUdp2i7
Retweeted by James IryTold my nephew I started programming professionally before the Internet was in homes and businesses. He asked “so y… https://t.co/gbkkT4Pyay @alexisylchan @sigfpe Fair, but I liked the onion layering structure of the book more than the narrative structure of the film.Happy Thanksgiving from San Francisco Bay https://t.co/muy4Jx2bLW @alexisylchan I was pointed to the book by @sigfpe way back when. Was so pleasantly surprised that the movie was just as amazing @edwinbrady @pigworker I think recent archeological evidence has found tantalizing clues that Neanderthals may have… https://t.co/0XPrtgbx6e
11/23
2017
A most excellent thread on language and sperm whales, by a specialist on the latter, with a call to stop being so a… https://t.co/XBDIemyPRd
Retweeted by James Iry @andrejbauer London tube map? @dentintheworld @RubinReport @greggutfeld Pssst….they’re Aussies mate.This is now my favourite political segue of all time & it’s doubtful I’ll ever stop laughing. https://t.co/uq9EDJUU7E
Retweeted by James Iry @pigworker More positive spin: you saw >a< train leave without you but because you weren’t on it it wasn’t yours. Y… https://t.co/4W17LMBuRJ
11/21
2017
Which is heavier, a ton of rocks or a ton of feathers? Feathers - because you'll have to carry around the weight o… https://t.co/9UZ0CLZSUd @dakami @BrendanEich @livebeef PII @laurenduca The historical St. Nicholas was born in what is today Turkey, so he probably wouldn't look exactly like… https://t.co/CD5J8dlWVJ
Retweeted by James Iry @constantine_jn Or is it just that most of the revelations are about men with power (direct/indirect/social/etc) a… https://t.co/Nn8MLsykh7 @dakami There’s a security/privacy boundary in terms of which internal users have access to that data…but that’s n… https://t.co/bovQEbbQ5v @dakami That’s exactly right. User bug reports often miss critical details. Session replays are an amazing tool for finding the problem… @solidsnack Pick up a combinator based PEG parser for your language of choice and it’s not even hard. @bodil Ms. Bodil, Per section 5, paragraph 13, item 2 of our charter: discussion of Illuminati business in a publi… https://t.co/pka62Jto71
11/20
2017
@built Security matinee - like security theater but even cheaperBing: (noun) a Google-like service you use to google for stuff when Google isn't working.Not Cap’n Crunch! @rit @EAStarWars I heard if you get lucky and open the right loot box you can shoot an Ewok. @djspiewak Plus G=(V,E) is almost never how programmers actually think about graphs. @djspiewak Do you have an outline of what that looks like? @pelotom Agreed.10/10 TL;DR security is foreign territory for business stakeholders and it’s a big part of my job is to hold their hand in this strange land
11/17
2017

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