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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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Joined Twitter 1/15/09

@sigfpe Dude, what are you doing tweeting when you could be blown up by a muslim bomb any second now? @jamesiry We're not Grammar Nazis; we prefer the term Alt-Write.
Retweeted by James Iry“If you don’t build and launch the rocket to blow up the asteroid then your all doomed!” “You’re”, the crowd tweeted back. @chrisamaphone Tell them it’s a citation to seminal work in scheduling meetings.We almost ran out of coffee, so that was bad. But much lower risk of running out of air. So…pros and cons @chrisamaphone It’s a life saver. @justinesherry @vj_chidambaram @pgbovine I propose: “Journals, Magazines, Blog Posts, and Noteworthy Tweets”def `¯\\_(ツ)_/¯` = ???
Well, ok, but I make pretty good coffee, so... @littlecalculist Way ahead. Designing brainfuck++++++++[>++++[>++>+++>+++>+<<<<-]>+>+>->>+[<]<-]>>.>---.+++++++..++… @littlecalculist It’s too popular to be good. @mj_langford @rickasaurus All of them? Or just the ones that ARE gambling (e.g. purchasing loot boxes with random content) @pigworker @philbarker When professors finally snap they stop saying “left as an excursive for the reader”The funniest part of that movie is when the ball finally shoots off his hat.It’s mesmerizing.World Cup season is so weird. Sent to me by a Mexican colleague: “Hi James, Who in your company would be interested to learn about the latest exciting trends in…” Dude, I’ve already stopped reading
a -> a -> a Monoid a => a -> a -> a Int -> Int -> Int it took me a really long time to understand the huge difference btw those three
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Retweeted by James Iry @nuttycom @argumatronic I’m not sure that’s all of it. If you don’t have a background in predicate logic then “fora…
@samth @dsquareddigest Broken clock syndrome. @dsquareddigest @samth Having a hard time convincing myself that this "fact" is wrong.Technically, baseball is a kind of ethnic dance
Retweeted by James Iry @SusanPotter That 40+% of white Americans approve of this dangerous idiot is the final proof of their lack of supremacy. @vpatryshev @pigworker @bodil Fatal error: symbol "colour" undefined.i saw a thread about this bizarre racist dingus tweet, then i looked at the replies to the original and it plays so…
Retweeted by James IryWhere does emacs with evil fall? memes must flow.
Verifying myself: I am jamesiry on 282_pmqqrJseZ8xkwYYe59xoOGNufHdo7rf_ / spam “hi, I work for [online learning site] and came across your blog. Would you like to teach [subject unrelated to blog]?”would love to see # of private keys compromised due to ROCA itself vs due to people accidentally uploading them to ROCA detection sites
Retweeted by James IryWith all of today’s news I’m seriously beginning to wonder if infusec is even possible. @edwinbrady That’s affine looking shirt! @edwinbrady So Idris shirts are imperative: even structurally equivalent ones have a unique identity and history. @edwinbrady Admit it: you don’t own any other shirts.
My daughter's jack o'lantern designs have gotten more interesting over the years
@pimpmyresearch @pigworker I once put a half twist in a belt while putting it on. For the rest of the day I just couldn’t get oriented. @pigworker You just shared The Clap with a lot of peopleArea Hockey Stick Tired Of Being Associated With “Bullshit Vanity Metrics"
Retweeted by James IryNorthern California wildfires were seen burning from space Monday by @NASAEarth-observing satellites:…
Retweeted by James IryIn this case the article was Read an article with a “on one hand, on the other hand, and on the gripping hand” construction. 2) Remember that Pournelle passed. 3) 😿📝 One of these is Apple asking you for your password and the other one is a phishing popup that steals your passwor…
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Retweeted by James IryJust this once I would so love to grant Trump's wish
Bay Area wild fires have made an amazing sun setThis is how not to execute a cross wind landing. Watch the rudder undercorrect then massively overcorrect. Pilot wa…"Some women use birth control for..." I use it for sex. A human activity. Idgaf if you don't think I should be havi…
Retweeted by James IryShed a tear anyone ever proposes to me i'm gonna be like get off that knee and stop disrespecting the troops bitch
Retweeted by James Iry @deanwampler @travisbrown @tpolecat @olafurpg C’s macro system is definitely not developer ready. @DRMacIver Languages or other data structures where the set of possible values is massively larger than the set of valid values.I mean, trading barbs on Twitter is fun and all, but it’s not hearings on the hill.It’s also a shame that one of the governmental bodies designed to be a check on executive power has been neglecting…
Retweeted by James IryOther quickly cancelled partnerships in history: Hasbro & Dow Chemical Six Flags & Monsanto Sanrio & Blackwater
Retweeted by James IryNot fixed. Can still reproduce. @fogus Instead of doing that, you could just build ‘“______ Sucks!" As A Service’
@mjanuszewski @modocache @jckarter @slava_pestov @twostraws I think the ML family is better at it than the Lisp family
@jonathoda The third way is nullable types, no? @peterseibel No more programming languages without algebraic data types
Retweeted by James Iry @palvaro It’s not my kink, but ok… @metanewsbiz @MrAlanCooper I dont follow. The U.K. was the largest recipient under Marshall. France #2. Russia and… @metanewsbiz @MrAlanCooper Beyond containment. Blame vietnam on containment, but don't blame it on Marshall Plan @metanewsbiz @MrAlanCooper While the Marshall Plan was, broadly, part of the overarching framework of containment,…
The fascist regime has once again sent military fighters into the skies over SF to subdue us. #resist @MrAlanCooper Basically successful effort to break the cycle of massive European continental warfare. @MrAlanCooper The Marshall Plan. Seriously. It was WEIRD. Instead of making WWII losers pay WWII winners, we bailed everybody out in a… @rickasaurus It’s hard to explain because many of the corners that get cut are nearly invisible to stakeholders in the short term. @sigfpe Real compilers are a) fun b) pains in the ass c) all of the above. Hint: c @jonathoda Pacific or Mission Beach if you prefer things a bit more bohemian. La Jolla if you want more natural beauty and can afford it
Some news to share with my close personally twitter followers you can’t make an omelette without breaking all your eggs in one basket.An insult to f-ing morons everywhere. @SteveBellovin I have conclusively proven that p=np iff p=0 or n=1. Can has Fields medal now plz?The kind of spam only CS professors get.
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