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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. VP of Engineering at Loyal3.

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NLP is hard cc @jasonbaldridge https://t.co/oFLRDrGZLqMaybe first look into OSHA requirements? https://t.co/BpKoF1SPgf @rit Keep candy off your batteries, dumbass. @kaja47 Hmmm, if he can get the aliens to pay for it I might just change my vote.Okay, but whatever we do let’s all agree to not tell them about Trump https://t.co/k7NkFAc4Amhttps://t.co/yepNNTc2TK
Retweeted by James IryRIP Gene Wilder. https://t.co/KNtA53uun6 @jasonbaldridge There are 100 types of people… @msimoni Whenever I write a program that talks to a [lower level piece of infrastructure] I wonder if the developers ever did that @raganwald Related to Reginald de Braith WAT?Carton of “free range” eggs was false advertising. The eggs were in compartments just like regular eggs and could not roam about.
8/29
2016
Me to daughter: We need to go to Krispy Kreme and watch the donut machines. Wife: We don't NEED to. Me. Don't deny me my faith!Dude with Confederate flags on his Twitterz profile all mad that someone protested the American flag. Really. #OSweetIrony
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8/28
2016
They Might Be Liliputians #MakeABandSmaller @built SHHHH! @built https://t.co/zRMQo2OiCwhttps://t.co/cJ5yfzrKMb
Retweeted by James IryMerrigan here with Raretec, I hope you're having a terrible sense that I just wanted to reach out because your profile on Linkedin
Retweeted by James IryPeople responding have wrong problem. Don’t need journos to know powers of 2. Need journos who ask sources questions https://t.co/Rh5oJHxdkO @grahamvsworld @rit * Billy raises hand * Teacher: yes Billy? Billy: [citation needed]Paxos is a single point on a broad spectrum of possibilities for safely reaching distributed consensus https://t.co/fTIwQdE4Ix
Retweeted by James Iry @milessabin @fommil Keyboard text selection: see tmux. Works in any terminal. :)
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8/26
2016
@munificentbob fuOlympic teammates: “His story isn’t true!” Ryan Lochte: “I would have gotten away with it if it wasn’t for you medalling kids!”Go mascot proposal https://t.co/jRBcZtMp8G @puffnfresh https://t.co/SYLNjDwCE3Did you know that majority agreement is not necessary to reach consensus? This is the key result of our latest work https://t.co/28wby5W75s
Retweeted by James IryKatie Ledecky had Bryce Harper hold all of her medals while she threw out the first pitch. (via @CSNNationals) https://t.co/lXdz3TAkXf
Retweeted by James Iry @jasonbaldridge Didn’t yo mama ever warn you about security through obscurity?
8/25
2016
An AI could pilot a hover board but Twitter would be disappointed that it was just a machine learning algorithm on a 2 wheeled motor board @slava_pestov lineprivate(n): declaration is private to the next n lines @bcrypt Until the angry undead arise to hunt us down, mindlessly droning “WONTFIX”Republican presidential race 2016 https://t.co/N90zjMYCkT @bodil I just realized I haven’t flipped a dip switch in years.PREACH https://t.co/t0aXBXnjQa
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8/24
2016
Advertising school graduates... https://t.co/QfYh80fqh3 @shamusyoung Dang…ludonarrative segfault! @CampsterDelete your account. https://t.co/ZoJWCJLhUq @garybernhardt @briantrice Java is as memory safe as the other langs you list (except obvs C) @garybernhardt @briantrice a set of tags on a value (one tag per method) @garybernhardt @briantrice Dynamically typed langs may or may not tag a value with a single tag. E.g. “duck typing” is, in effect… @garybernhardt @briantrice that may not produce a value (e.g. infinite recursion) @garybernhardt @briantrice Statically typed langs type all expressions and a type is a set of expressions since it includes expressions…Guy in yellow safety vest and hard hat flying a camera drone outside my building. Spying on our kanban boards. @rickasaurus While GADTs mean tighter type constraints. @rickasaurus Agreed. HKTs and type classes allow better generic reuse so they are “convenience” in that sense.Learn You a Haskell for Great Good... and get a whole bunch of other programming books while you're at it: https://t.co/VADcxhRb35
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8/23
2016
BUILD THE WALL https://t.co/UCqhtHeLxX
Retweeted by James IryWave of illegal American refugees washes ashore in Canada. https://t.co/2k78M80fMaJavaScript wishes it was Swift, and Swift wishes it was Rust
Retweeted by James Iry @scotsscriever @jasonbaldridge Also, poke as bag was english but mostly only remains in the form “pig in a poke” https://t.co/vNxM4mK5jX @scotsscriever @jasonbaldridge Doo -> Dove, Breeks -> Breeches Maybe? @see_the_sky @adam_m_jcbs by all means
8/22
2016
Obviously he's not a proponent of the no-hair theorem. https://t.co/g4FvSZzACNA black hole warps both time and space. Here, let my cat demonstrate. https://t.co/3VTtmp3Xvl
8/20
2016
Any sufficiently advanced technology… https://t.co/F1BgbObR7L @extempore2 Playing the game or just quoting the song?TCP—the gift that just keeps on giving: https://t.co/rNJ3mdiBuj #notcp
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8/19
2016
On trying PowerShell: “I felt like I was flying a Soviet-era jetliner. It felt like a 727 but clearly built with stolen plans.” @bcantrill 😂
Retweeted by James Iry @getify By all means, but please attributeMagnets attract or repel each other. Says who? Poles. All of them.Computer security is so hard even the people who attack computer security screw up computer security. https://t.co/6UFIus9gCM*walks up to Michael Cohen's door* "Knock knock." "Who's there?" "Says." "Says who?" "THE POLLS. ALL OF THEM."
Retweeted by James Iry @kittylyst @garybernhardt Here’s what I had to say on the topic of the meaninglessness of those words https://t.co/la7nrydeXs @kittylyst @garybernhardt Not me. https://t.co/Nnz5kWd4if “Strong typing: A type system that I like and feel comfortable with”
8/18
2016
I can't stop watching this. https://t.co/1GhimShPjM
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8/17
2016
* tentacles https://t.co/10dIvkXPCNOwned. https://t.co/qAIkehdPdl
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8/16
2016
this whole post is gold https://t.co/icZG2L9mny
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8/13
2016
@bodil cilantro (which brits call coriander leaves) @bodil Naw, you got this. I don’t have the talent nor the My Little Pony gifs. @bodil Stealing my dad-jokes? That’s it! I challenge you to a dual. @bodil “Monad? I thought you said Mo’ Dad!” “Ugh. I’m telling mom you’re doing it again.” “Mom? You mean coDad!” *eye roll* @shamusyoung Worst parking job? Or BEST EVER?! @datamiller I play the best handballTook my daughter to an Israeli family birthday party. Damn immigrants taking our birthday presents and feeding us delicious food and cake. @thismcguy Hey, it’s just a hobby! I can only put so much effort in.My hobby: in whiteboard interviews about trees, I go all Bob Ross. “We’ll just make a happy little tree over here…and little one over here”Know your tech jargon! Blockchain: synchronous IO calls done one after another Proof of work: the git commit count your boss measures
8/12
2016
@puellavulnerata @maradydd @copumpkin I wasn’t seriously proposing seti. Just conveying how “useful” work might not be valuable to the miner @copumpkin @maradydd (not saying that’s a feasible PoW, just giving an example where value to miner is still almost all in the mining) @copumpkin @maradydd You make the marginal value to the miner very low. For instance, imagine if PoW was doing seti@homeProof that we’re living in the Future: every time I try to get what’s going on I block.#MakeAmericaBrannigan https://t.co/K0l4G2OcsU https://t.co/bECHVJELQJ https://t.co/WxN9vMNAQS https://t.co/d8ucZA4i61Ronald Regan's daughter responds to Trump's comments. "I am the daughter of a man who was shot.." https://t.co/t8XQdl7nDQ
Retweeted by James Iry"I came here to make simplifying assumptions and chew gum, and let’s posit for the moment that I’m out of gum" - @jaiwithani
Retweeted by James Iry @drmaciver they may have to work with the same people again, and criticism could create bad feelings. @drmaciver a smart exiting person usually doesn’t have much incentive to be honest about real problems because… @drmaciver In companies the “exit interview” is supposed to catch that problem but…
8/11
2016
Humorous product reviewers, you know what to do https://t.co/a36ce1PGgm @coda "If Franz Ferdinand is archduke, nothing you can do, folks. Although the anarchist people -- maybe there is, I don't know."
Retweeted by James IryAnd they say cache invalidation is hard. https://t.co/Mm7x4ihbNx @extempore2 @johnregehr Yes, but far too easy to say “okay, I got DNS protected. Phew, now I’m covered.” @ollekullberg I’m 100% sure that’s exactly what she meant. Nothing about size, laziness or snoring.Escalation vectors are notoriously hard to analyze and predict.Good article but misses a lesson: use a PW manager and strong random passwords everywhere, “important” or not https://t.co/PweVyGF6dX
8/10
2016
Daughter called me a snorlax. I just...I can't even....zzzzzzIn many animals smiling is a sign of aggression. For instance: managers.TIL: the average adult human has more hair follicles per square inch than any of the other great apes. “Naked Ape” my hairy ass.What are the odds that we can we can get Trump to come out against “Arabic numerals”? Let’s make this happen.
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8/9
2016

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