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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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@built First Cruz didn’t endorse Tump and now his own running mate has turned on him…oh, Pence is talking about somebody else?Given the choice of setting up a project in an IDE or putting out a dumpster fire, I pick the latter. At least I know where the problem is.
Retweeted by James IryDear tech book authors, The world needs “x86 Assembly, The Good Parts” https://t.co/a6WuuCkwn1 @built Police: It was a simple mistake. In the break room Krispy Kreme glaze is our crack.Tired of upside down jokes, Australia is moving north at 7cm a year. https://t.co/AFN7bIusYGTo the unknown genius who crafted this gem: Thank you. ☺️ https://t.co/Um9bzwsYIY
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7/29
2016
@fanf42 @viktorklang h�h� @edwinbrady and ATM machine? @viktorklang But not haha funny.We’ve come so far. We no longer mark people with patches or tattoos like barbarians. We can do it electronically. https://t.co/HMUSnhlWF6I don't care about efficiency. Computers suck and they deserve to be busy executing my poorly-thought out ideas.
Retweeted by James IryHover boards are dangerous https://t.co/SZlRlyiXgAMy fellow green citizens, blood alone moves the wheels of history! YAYYYYY! https://t.co/WITqicLYcR @MrAlanCooper years of cartoons have taught me one thing: do NOT paint a white stripe down your back
7/28
2016
@extempore2 and irons have far too little ironyTurkey surpasses China in the number of jailed journalists, with 68 under custody at the moment. China has 49, Egypt 23, Iran 19.
Retweeted by James IryHillary Clinton’s husband wore a fetching pantsuit to honor her nomination for US president https://t.co/VFJKhFNZIY
Retweeted by James IryTrump supporter gets told off by the President of Estonia https://t.co/QBviGsNybr https://t.co/lgUDlbHAA5
Retweeted by James Iry @drmaciver Pool exhaustion. It happens.Hey Russia, if you’re listening and have access to my company’s payroll system I could really use a raise. @drmaciver ISWIM?Russia, if you're listening, can you get that Wu-Tang Clan album from that weird hedge fund guy? Thanks
Retweeted by James Iry @chris__martin @gclaramunt Simple! Software is only good enough to give you hope, else it could not crush said hope.
Retweeted by James IryPorn https://t.co/eRYc8yobi6Same deal with BASIC https://t.co/1pwbEkIpWu
7/27
2016
@built dBase was NoSQL before it was coolUber switched from postgres to mysql: https://t.co/gIm5L7N163 (via @andy_snow)
Retweeted by James IryEven though the gist of Trump is something quite atrocious. Super ego-fragile dipstick plagued with “me” psychosis.TIL that Pokémon is a portmanteau made from Japanese borrowings of “pocket” and “monster” https://t.co/zTybNgEOYLActual film of me listening to a @cliff_click talk https://t.co/udtf0leXS2Lunch talk "Bits of advice for VM writers" from @cliff_click @curry_on_conf: https://t.co/ZZhxTcPxvz Watch x2 speed for best effect ;-)
Retweeted by James IrySo damn cool. https://t.co/NT9Fjhk2Fa
7/26
2016
@jamesiry London, TX and Paris, TX are farther away from each other (373 miles) than London UK, Paris FR (289 miles)
Retweeted by James IryI hear you, Sanders supporters who plan to vote Trump. One time I asked for Coke but they only had Pepsi, so I set fire to my head.
Retweeted by James Iry @sigfpe A brand of chocolate drink?Quick Texas geography lesson. If you live in Texarkana, TX it’s shorter to drive to Chicago, IL than to El Paso, TX.Quick Texas geography lesson: if you are in El Paso, TX it’s shorter to drive to a California beach than a Texas beach.
7/25
2016
@bodil the other party has a solid offering for not-dullIf your password requirements flunk the passwords the 1Password generator creates by default, they are dumb and broken.
Retweeted by James IryFor those not familiar, in C++ friends can touch your private members. https://t.co/H5ZrkRF6Iy @campster while foment is more common, they have examples of ferment going back pretty far. @campster Google ngram to the rescue https://t.co/21BmRVZ2AM @jamesgrime @shamusyoung I’m holding out until 355/113
7/22
2016
And tonight, it will accept the GOP nomination. https://t.co/im151vjXaR
Retweeted by James Iry1: “Why shoot an unarmed man lying flat on his back, arms in the air?” 2: “He had melanin!” 1: “Dear God! You’re lucky to be alive!” @deanwampler "oh that? What I meant was 'don't we all share in the responsibility for the death of JFK?' That Lyin' Ted...so sensitive."It turns out that if you call a guy "Lyin' Ted" he's not likely to give a ringing endorsement. Huh.
7/21
2016
2012 Milo made an excellent argument on why 2016 Milo should be banned from @twitter. https://t.co/Rdeaf96Pbv
Retweeted by James Iry @viktorklang @marius I’m too unique for a mere 128 bits!11 too OP. Nerf plz. * watches final episode * Oh. :’(
7/20
2016
When I retweet a tweet it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less. - Humpty Dumpty“Feed the birds, Trump Pence a bag” My childhood is ruined.“an understandable backlash to the backslash…so we took that slapdash backslash and burned it like the bug it was” - poetry from @SlackHQThe night of deranged people calling for rivers of blood was great, shame to see it tarnished by plagiarism
Retweeted by James IryIt's freaky how precognitive Michelle Obama was in predicting Melania Trump's speech! https://t.co/RnY3DQWECe
7/19
2016
San Francisco glossary: cold = 65 degrees or under warm = 68 degrees or over summer = October winter = July happiness = burrito
Retweeted by James IryHey, come on, man, get your OWN material. https://t.co/wXQJop8Jf7
Retweeted by James IryTouchdown https://t.co/3lc9DbYmcS
Retweeted by James IryWhen the machines rise up to destroy humanity how we we handle the displacement of people who currently have the job of destroying humanity?This subreddit about game journalism sure does seem interested in this new Ghostbusters film
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7/18
2016
Analysis: Turkish military REALLY wanted to compare Erdogan to Gollum.Military coup underway in Turkey https://t.co/KwSwqOkjdt @mattmight @johnregehr I wrote “Perl: The Good Parts” but no publisher thought they could sell a leaflet. * rimshot * @texttheater @jasonbaldridge @deech Similar problems occur in many, many langs. Truthiness and coercion seem convenient, but they are traps @texttheater @jasonbaldridge @deech The silliness is that characters are truthy so the expression ‘“e” or “E”’ silently does the wrong thing“You’re one of 3,827,238 people pwned in the Trillian data breach“ I haven’t used Trillian since 2002. The internet never forgets.
Retweeted by James IryMake reach-arounds great again! https://t.co/N9wJQiBEEj @extempore2 Hipparchus @deech I think it’s a very good instinct to always account for the else branch. In this case I might even x = x + (1 if blah else 0)This insane futuristic video shows a world full of VR and AR – and it's scary https://t.co/SVaO5jgltS https://t.co/xsuUKuD0Ac
Retweeted by James Iry @milessabin Order carnivora.Trump adviser calls on the late Ayatollah Khomeini to condemn Nice attack https://t.co/ZeiFeSU8bk https://t.co/aIgNUSi0zy
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7/15
2016
@deech Interesting choice. I can see JVM byte code or Java as targets, but Clojure seems odd.We have an IT guy who doesn’t want to start with a reboot and see what happens. WHAT HALF-PRICED CLOWN SCHOOL TRAINED THIS JOKER?… in the name of convenienceMeanwhile, newbies get to step on every landmine that history has placed in their path.And I’m not really picking on Python! It’s so common programmers have come to expect that kind of silliness.It’s funny that I think of Python as one of the “easy” languages, but it inherits so much accidental complexity https://t.co/Qq1xnZE4Vz @extempore2 Alternatives Format bot adds a commit - or - CI rejects PR when formatter makes any changes - author must resubmit formatted. @coda Worse. It leads us to vote for candidates that can put on the surface veneer of appearing to agree with our values.This is a reference to the classic bowling documentary “The Large Lebowski” https://t.co/oqgPQ3KGtw @tpolecat Congrats!
7/14
2016
Programming bug costs Citigroup $7m after legit transactions mistaken for test data for 15 years https://t.co/TOxLlEB0lg
Retweeted by James Iry @johnregehr yeah, he'll be asked to do a lot of lectures. @johnregehr his current position is on a non-tenure track @tpolecat I didn’t say he was ONLY talking about people other than himself.You know how weird 2016 is? Stephen Wolfram is talking about people who aren’t Stephen Wolfram. That’s how weird. https://t.co/dl1aBIfcqR @sigfpe Not till you replace a hip.It's true. https://t.co/X7UuC0cvX9
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7/13
2016
while staring blankly at tile in the shower i realized my problem. now there is soap all over my keyboard but it builds
Retweeted by James IryThought of the day: if you buy a product that says it wasn’t tested on animals then you are the test animal.Shipping Rust in Firefox: https://t.co/ne2crFAzZ6
Retweeted by James IryAdded x86 assembly comparison. Memory accesses are not optimized when using default methods. https://t.co/i1ZYeVT9ph https://t.co/dcyfXT6Bhl
Retweeted by James Iry @rit I imagine them using it as a hazing ritual for new agents. “Hey, go investigate this and don’t bother me until you have something new.”https://t.co/HPfObq3Mai A detailed description of what Pokemon Go's Google "Full Access" is supposed to expose. Not necessarily correct.
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7/12
2016
@sigfpe Sounds like the basis of an entire web site devoted to a conspiracy, aliens, and 4 dimensional time cubes. @dwijnand I can see you’re new to following me.dubious about the new Github font https://t.co/CdrH0sjXvc @mslinn Not when it’s “poke, mon”A: What’s all this fascination with a Jamaican raw fish salad? B: What are you talking about? A: Pokē, mon.
7/11
2016

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