As I progress in my rust journey, I find myself wondering whether "rust" is a better prototyping language than X. Let's say X is python. There are programs permissible in Python that are inexpressible in rust. Inexpressible, due to races. However, a design that works in rust, is trivially translated to Python. The *design* is determined by prototyping, is my point.

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C: drive_off(car, cliff)
(segfault)

JS: car.drive_off(cliff)
Exception: a little too much vertical velocity

Rust: car.drive_off(&cliff)
^-- unsafe driving detected; lifetime of car doesn't outlast cliff

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wow: #curl is moving to a RustTLS backend – initially opt-in, but the plan is to make it the default eventually. abetterinternet.org/post/memor

I did *not* see that coming. I thought we might one day get a #rust alternative to curl, but curl itself embracing Rust is quite the vote of confidence.

(imo, more meaningful that FAANG's recent/continuing rust love)

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RT @MeredithFrost
This is what the northern lights look like from inside a U-2 spy plane at 70,000ft. Incredible photos by Ross Franquemont: bit.ly/2D9iR33

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I spotted a cat when I was out for a walk.
"Oh, hello there," I said, "aren't you handsome?"
"Yes, I am," the cat said.
"Whoa! You can talk?"
"I was a prince once, but so selfish and vain a witch cursed me into this form."
"How can you break the curse?"
"Why would I?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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This is EPIC. What if… other guitarists had soloed in “Stairway to Heaven”?

youtube.com/watch?v=1cOosnkWj2

okok so it's slowly getting into my thick head...the *easy* option is to use Arc<Mutex<_>>. I don't know how other ppl are managing rust async task::spawn, but that's what I'm going with.

What I want in a DB client library is to make it easy to work with the DB. As easy as possible. What I *don't* want is for it to try to model by business objects.

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RT @PyBeeWare
Hey folks - @microsoft is apparently open to the idea of adding Python support to their new WinUI3 GUI library. If you'd be interested in seeing this, let them know! github.com/microsoft/microsoft twitter.com/WindowsDocs/status

Well snap install microk8s keeps failing, and minikube start keeps failing with kvm, I think I'm going to bail out now before another weekend on endless linux troubleshooting

Bought a new lenovo amd x13 recently, so far *very* happy. The highest compliment I can give, which is that mostly I forget the hardware is even there. Can focus completely on what I'm doing.

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RT @kantrn
A thing I don't see talked about much is the loneliness of seniority. It's hard to find people to bounce ideas off of, especially being back at a tiny company. Community Slacks are nice but when you're off in weird niche land, peers are hard to find and it's sad.

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Gonna re-emphasize that orca is super cool and any nerds interested in music production should start messing around with it ASAP

sr.ht/~rabbits/orca-cookbook/

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