I originally intended to do these twice a month but I can’t reliably do that so I am just going to number them from now on.
Yeah, it’s just exhausting dealing with these committees. I don’t have the technical chops to promote a change nor the human skills to persevere.
Google Flat Buffers
Interesting serialization library
Rich text formatting in the shell
Why it takes Data Science to drive this I will never know. Lovely library
The case for C# in the backend
STL-like BTree Implementation
Carbon - replacement for C++?
Probably not… but maybe.
Really good chance that this is just bollox, but it’s fascinating and valid research.
Server Retired After 18 Years
I am a big proponent of quality components for servers. Often people use commodity components because they want to shun/shame HP, Dell or IBM (who certainly gouge customers) for political reasons. What they don’t realise is that 24/7 takes a huge toll on seemingly insignificant components and they die.
Embedding an exe in a .REG file
People jus run these files and don’t think twice.
Not so Common Desktop Environment
Looks lovely to me
When large companies can’t be trusted… dontdeletethisuser
Atlassian are mupptets
Worst Videogame in History
For me the ET resurrection showed that people will buy anything. The $1000+ price tag for the worst game dug out of a landfill show people love the idea of games, the mythology of games more than games themselves.
Admin Terminal in McDonald’s.
I agree with all of this except, for me at least, the coffee in McDonald’s is good.
Free high quality e-Books
Free tests lovingly upgraded and released as e-Books
Fake Tech Books on Amazon
There are no rules on Amazon other than Amazon must make money. Interesting Twitter thread from an author of a greate book Deep Learning with Python.
HexEditor using ImGUI
Always love a bit of ImGUI snappyness.
Also don’t fear it’s partner Textual for Terminal GUI Generation