game idea: it starts with Windows 10's "All your files are exactly where you left them" screen. you then have 5 minutes to find your scrambled files before the system reboots itself for the next big update.
* Origin: Twitter (https://twitter.com/hourlyFox/status/958180479055867904)
* Origin: Twitter (https://twitter.com/_fox_bot/status/958222895167123456)
> Looks at code i wrote a week ago https://mastodon.sergal.org/media/1naJyCI_-NJgKD6eYlc
2017 me, emerging from DeLorean, to 1995 me:
So, this new 'Pentium' chip, turns out the whole 'speculative execution' road is a bit of a mistake. Yes it makes Doom faster but 22 years later all our computer systems are hacked each week by gangs of roaming cyber-criminals wearing vintage 80s micros as cosmetic jewellery on their leather jackets
1995 me (stuck in E1M2): Got it, Doom will get faster
2017 me: Did you even hear a word I said? I said the 80s are going to be fashionable again.
Meltdown is a bad name... but I guess that's what we get when we are naming a cache problem.
#Book Report: Life in Code
These articles go back a ways. She writes about the aggravation of being a computer programmer during the Y2K hype cycle. But her more modern articles also ring true, as she shares her aggravation of modern day startup-culture snake oil hype and… Uhm, she doesn't just write about aggravation. There's articles about the joy of coding. She peeked in at some MOOCs and noticed some things that worked (a forum where students could help each o...
One of these doggos is not like the others https://mastodon.sergal.org/media/hLTteN7oe1gp1LXQNJQ
* Origin: Twitter (https://twitter.com/hourlyFox/status/946402874715705344)
*buys a swatch*
“Ah, this time a proper Swiss watch”
*realizes one already had several Longines and Omegas*
fwiw I am trying out GON on iPhone. Not having an app earlier was one of the last reasons I wasn’t posting more here.