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.

Cyberpunk dysphoria 

Using Lua in Redis eval commands turned out to be more satisfying than I anticipated. Such a nice little escape hatch to build transactional operations on top of what Redis already offers.

rustlang shitposting 

rustlang shitposting 

The anesthetic effect of air at atmospheric pressure. "There was a 9.3 per cent decrease in response time when subjects breathed helium-oxygen, a signigicant change (P less than 0.001)."
¹ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/113073

Startup idea: A big red button 🔴 with a USB port that enumerates as a keyboard ⌨ and when you press it, it emits CTRL-C so you can SIGINT your programs more dramatically 🎆

Life raft.

Ceejbot's mastodon instance. This is an overprovisioned, personally-run instance running on AWS. I welcome friends to create accounts here. I intend to run it as long as people are using it.