sunk cost is hard to spot sometimes.
this video company discovered that the garbage collector of their chosen language was, itself, garbage. they decided to work around it with a pile of hacks.
they then held up their own excrement to receive our praise: https://blog.twitch.tv/en/2019/04/10/go-memory-ballast-how-i-learnt-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-heap-26c2462549a2/
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