Pinned toot

another coworker, on a past hack:

"There was a Ruby... abomination that someone wrote that hooked on the 'undefined method call' hook of the base Ruby object, computed the closest actual method by using Levenshtein distance, and delegated to that function instead."

Pinned toot

Friend says "Yeah" and then burps several times, which sounds a bit like more words

Me: Did you forget to null-terminate the string

I just realized what my first wall decoration will be when I get an apartment for the first time: a well-executed painting of a frame from the clip of ron swanson trashing his computer (

holy crap godbolt has a SHOP

(godbolt shows beautifully formatted assembly output for quite a few languages/compilers)

Oh my god, this quote someone posted on Reddit, I'm not sure who said this but...

"I need privacy. Not because my actions are questionable, but because your judgement and intentions are."

in which I contemplate birdsite DMing a library maintainer to accept my single-line change that unbreaks the whole library


can't believe mastodon's on track for 4 million users (according to information of unknown reliability posted by @mastodonusercount)

having a bedroom with two windows is ultra underrated

holy crap discourse WRECKS my browser history by spamming a new entry for each new forum message I see. why would the developers do this

cc @ben because I know how you feel about discourse lol

sometimes I think rust devs get a little carried away with shadowing...

(yup, rustc - librustc_span to be exact)

for your viewing pleasure, the final page of the google search results for "google"

peak seo

got darude sandstorm stuck in my head out of nowhere, not sure what I did to earn this

Sorting my books into two piles, "dank" and "yikes"

flipped my light switch and the room became brighter. for some reason I was impressed at how quickly the light spread through the room

I was compiling a rust program or two on an old laptop and ran into some new errors, so I wondered what version of Rust I had installed...

1.21.0, from October 9, 2017.

I am thankful every day for the fact that rust went "if value { stuff; }" rather than "if (value) stuff_or_block;"

sometimes I wonder why mastodon thinks my replies to other people are worthy of being blasted to all my followers

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