Using Redis' WATCH command for the first time ever to implement an optimistic lock for state change.
here's some Homelessness Myths, courtesy of The Onion: (cw: drug)
Myth: it's expensive to house the homeless.
Fact: our prison system is quite profitable.
Myth: the homeless spend their money on drugs and alcohol.
Fact: you also do that.
Myth: the homeless are lazy and a drain on the economy.
Fact: you're thinking of billionaires.
Myth: the homeless community can help take care of each other.
Fact: if that's what helps you sleep at night.
Concentration camps in China
Today a new leak of classified Chinese docs are public: they reveal the operations manual for running concentration camps in Xinjiang, and the mechanisms of mass surveillance of Uighurs. This is a collaboration between International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and 17 media partners in 14 countries #ChinaCables
ICANN is corrupt at the top. Nice reporting from The Register.
I've been working non-stop for the last two weeks on Faktory🏭 Enterprise. Lead features are queue throttling and job batches.
I've never implemented queue throttling before; it was quite difficult, even when borrowing liberally from Sidekiq Enterprise's impl. Here's the initial docs:
Heading to Nashville for #Rubyconf! ✈️
Airport is so quiet, zero line in front of security. Now I get to wait for 1.5 hours. AMA!
Seems like ICANN is mulling the sale of .org to a private equity group. What could possibly go wrong?
Which city will be the first to be completely consumed by wildfires?
Open source developer
Pretty proud that my @sidekiq gadget powers Mastodon.
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