@epilanthanomai I think I'm getting possible follower spam from mstdn.jp but I'm on a road trip and can't investigate. Do you have a few minutes to help?
Me reading the #Rust book... "Oh my word! THEY FIXED THAT, TOO!"
Why is software created using taxpayers’ money not released as Free Software?
* Tax savings: Similar applications don't have to be programmed from scratch every time.
* Collaboration: Major projects can share expertise and costs.
* Serving the public: Applications paid by the public should be available for everyone.
* Fostering innovation: With transparent processes, others don't have to reinvent the wheel.
While I'm sharing this everywhere...
@darius I don't know why this didn't occur to me earlier, but IBM's heavy use of basic non-relational record-oriented data storage must have been a huge historical nod to tape storage. "Find this record set and then I'll iterate it for the data I want" is totally a natural metaphor if you use a sequential storage system.
I really lack for any kind of aesthetic role model that speaks to my non-binary-but-athletic AMAB self. #nonbinary
#signsandcodes had a brief outage this afternoon when our AWS EC2 instance became "unreachable". I don't know why, but we were able to reboot it and bring us back online.
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