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James Iry @jamesiry San Francisco, CA

Some people when faced with a problem think, I know, I'll use distributed computing. Now they have n^2 problems. Director of Software Engineering at Loyal3

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Greek constitution to be rewritten in #rustlang to deal with their ownership and borrowing problem.
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This guacamole is so awesome. They made it garbanzos and paprika instead of avocados!Sometimes in IMs and texts instead of writing "ok" I write "kk". Suddenly nervous what'll happen if I accidentally press 3 times.Well it happened. We have our first Measles death in 12 years http://t.co/rVaPQzWEbY
Retweeted by James IryTypical IM session: Hi James! - Hi! I have a question - Shoot Hope you don't mind - np Haha - What's up? Thanks for the time - :/@lqvdn Right now I'm really hoping you mean "building architects" 'cause otherwise I just … don't … even …"Let's cut to the chase" he said, hoping to get to the point quickly. But in my mind this started playing http://t.co/rk0noHpRwTAutomatic type coercion is a system whereby half of your semantic mistakes fail late, and the other half fail silently.
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New Horizons is now 15 million km from Pluto (39 Earth-Moon distances) and closing. 12 days to encounter.
Retweeted by James Iry@SlateGist cyber warfare camouflage pattern http://t.co/oS87zxzC7bDo cyberwarfare soldiers wear camouflage with screens from The Matrix printed on it?Make joke on Twitter. Get rando response "lol at <verbatim quoted punchline>". Remind self not to Tweet drunk.Yes, it scales. http://t.co/17fLj5zSwYScalable architecture http://t.co/DI6P8MuG6Q@coda It happens to us all as we get older.@oisin @BrianTRice genius! Are you available for contract consulting?
@oisin @briantrice That makes no goddamned sense. It's flipped around 180 degrees.Leap second causes ~5 minutes of transient global routing instability http://t.co/zw7xN3xazA
Retweeted by James IryDear Twitter, Where are the gleeful shadenfreude stories of leap second failures? You are letting me down here.@channingwalton @milessabin Keeping a lambda's body in the same class creates a huge reduction in duplication of symbols.2.11.7 scalac options for jdk8 with the cats lib - smaller jars :) cats-core.jar 601K to 483K cats-std.jar 331K to 299K /cc @milessabin
Retweeted by James Iry@garybernhardt @dyokomizo C++: making the language simpler by adding to it since 1984@garybernhardt @dyokomizo When your language makes complexity both hard and deadly you learn simplicity.@mergeconflict 404, TO THE CHOPPER not found@alexcruise Nuttin', what're you doin'?Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown signs new vaccine bill which drops exemptions for personal or religious beliefs - @CCTimes http://t.co/YinDTB5baF
Retweeted by James Iry@jonsterling Project pages never have enough animated gifs or blink tags.@jonsterling http://t.co/qYDBl93EiL"Forcing developers to use complex crypto libraries is like expecting someone to fly an airplane when all they have is a driver's license."
Retweeted by James Iry@vkostyukov Haha@vkostyukov @travisbrown Same thing happens with Option and many others.@vkostyukov Since List is covariant and immutable that's a correct result, isn't it?Little known fact: not only do we occasionally insert an extra second in a minute, but we sometimes insert an extra centimeter in a meter.Is there a betting pool on what big services the leap second is going to break?Which form of OO reuse is the most common? ☐ class based inheritance ☐ prototype based inheritance ☑ clipboard based inheritanceApparently today is also @asteroidday. Who knew, I guess today is the 65,002,015th anniversary of the K-T dinosaur impact?
Retweeted by James Iry@ripienaar @susanpotter Security through…ubiquity?
We have a new contender for lead horror in the Annals of Shockingly Bad Ideas. https://t.co/gP0lJ2wO66
Retweeted by James IryThis network is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions. What do you mean by biblical? 60 seconds in a minute… mass hysteria!Heads. Shoulders. Neeson's toes. Neeson's toes. http://t.co/lSswCkf0Ve
Retweeted by James IryDear Twitter, I do not want to "accelerate my follower growth." My followers can manage their own growths.@jasonbaldridge My lawyer will be contacting you shortly. http://t.co/ctv43AgOvJ"Open your books to 'Making Useful Mobile UI Functionality Hard to Find'." "It's not in the table of contents!" "Your lesson has begun."
√-1 2³ ∑ π and it was delicious.I was installing some always-on microphone spyware on my PC, and was shocked and offended when it installed Google Chrome without asking.
Retweeted by James Iry@drmaciver Originally designed by the Vlad the Impaler and then rejected as too cruel only to be resurrected by IEEE.@drmaciver IEEE standard https://t.co/wuAI4IfVjeThe range confirmed that the vehicle has broken up. @SpaceX is putting together their anomaly team. Live updates: http://t.co/KX5g7yYnYG
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@djbender @briantrice Drink genuine Smirnov Vodka(tm) every time a brand coopts a social movement.2015, you're going to have to work awfully hard to top legalized same sex marriage and dildo flags on CNN. http://t.co/RTpT4J6a2k"Just the good ol' boys. Never meanin' no harm." That song's meaning just snapped into focus. https://t.co/yEEHxAZvvm@coda You can accelerate at 1g forever without hitting the speed of light. Fuck. I just well actually'd. IT'S A DISEASE
Yay, all unit tests passing! http://t.co/ax2uxPsZqv
Retweeted by James Iry@ranjitjhala @pigworker Great, horns are now playing "WAH wah wah-wah-wah" in my head.@pelotom I'm trying to unfollow, but I can't find the button. That pun left me blind.For now, let's just focus on fixing it quickly... 6 months later... http://t.co/06nxj2sMqj
Retweeted by James IryOn gay marriage we're behind Canada and a good chunk of western Europe by a decade or so. But we're ahead of Australia! USA USA USA!@marius http://t.co/TA4zv433RUBest photo of the day: the running of the media interns to relate news of Supreme Court rulings. (note shoes) http://t.co/n3AGuLjSUx
Retweeted by James Iry@WyattEpp We'll let you know once we're done reading it.With his dissenting vote on gay marriage it's clear Scalia is consistent in his opposition to jiggery pokery.* Wrote 10x as much code as necessary to get the job doneI'm 10x ing all my resume skills * Created 10x power point presentations * Led 10x scrum meetings * Wrote 10x emails"I'll stop the world and melt with you" -- Sir Mark N. Sweep, GC.
Retweeted by James Iry@raganwald @rauschma so glad you didn't make that an xorJustice Scalia reads: Fruit flies like a banana, time flies like an arrow proclaims: Those time flies are loving them some tasty arrow
Retweeted by James IryWorst thing about being single after a 7-year relationship; automatically asking your blind date about her blood-pressure and credit score.
Retweeted by James Iry@ramsankar83 what? use a language without higher kinds? *horror*@noelwelsh Neither jokes nor twitter leave a lot of room for addressing every point made.
Code comments http://t.co/bNIy6IjpSb
Retweeted by James IryWho is writing the law review article: "From Argle-Bargle to Jiggery-Pokery: Toward a Theory of Scalian Textualist Putdowns" ?
Retweeted by James IryHey girl. Java's types can change at run time but my love for you remains constant. #JavaJamesGosling @tjhance7 http://t.co/2b5EaojS9C
Retweeted by James Iry"Scala should be simpler..." Okay, I'm listening… "like Python" You lost me there https://t.co/T8N8z59V8ygit push -fuuuuuu@jamesiry hehe
Retweeted by James Iry.@constantine_jn endorsed me for Java Enterprise Edition. Bastard.Adopting a PoC||GTFO policy would eliminate so many meetings.@milessabin draw up a hockey stick chart, say "ROI" a couple of times. Boom. Done.A million times yes: no open-mic Q&A at conferences http://t.co/LQn6WpnKwc
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@romenesko @pk11 you won't believe what happened next!@jsuereth @ignaciocases @longshotauthor damn, look at that ziggurat! The pyramid behind you is cool too.The keyboard used by the designers of emacs had meta (outside of ctrl), rather than the painful alt (inside of ctrl) http://t.co/90fAUlQtaB
Retweeted by James IryThe keyboard used by the designer of vi had esc next to Q and arrows printed on hjkl http://t.co/99XXIrmeEK
Retweeted by James Iryvi was the "visual" mode of ex ex was an editor that "extended" em em was an "editor" for "mortals", replacing the straight-up dangerous ed
Retweeted by James Iry@rit @jamesiry maven is why the Aliens already visited and left in a flurry of NOPENOPENOPE.
Retweeted by James Iry@fogus loveScala 2.11.7 y'all http://t.co/YDMYcWfAaU@stephenjudkins er, oops"What's really warming the world? Bloomberg's visualization based on NASA's model" http://t.co/DkHuBtfbIl http://t.co/TpZI5ZONPh
Retweeted by James Iry>_< https://t.co/tJnHapFIb7@raganwald IKR. Should tots be spelled concrapulationsYou often see languages which are fighting the last war. Go is fighting the War of 1812.
Retweeted by James IryRemember: when someone calls you a resource, call them overhead
Retweeted by James Iry@mralancooper Real hoverboard = uncontrollable https://t.co/EZEvshU69A"RyanAir is a great deal" they said. "You won't have a problem getting back into the UK" they said. "I'm sure your suitcase will turn up" th
Retweeted by James IryWhen slower is faster >> http://t.co/q8LkpzhcVh
Retweeted by James IryI'm moving back to Australia. Some of the reasons are nicely written here: http://t.co/JLGNn4v86I
Retweeted by James Iry"it's true we dox, stalk and harass these women... but they had OPINIONS. ABOUT VIDEO GAMES." http://t.co/u63DUGwXYh
Retweeted by James IryThe aliens aren't going to talk to us until we can prove our intelligence by creating a good build tool.stack, a new build tool for Haskell https://t.co/17Qpnp0ioa
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