The advantage of inlining is that if you’re careful, you can make useful abstractions that don’t cost performance.

The disadvantage of inlining is my god do you know how many abstraction layers I’ve had to poke through to figure out where this code adds 1 to something?

And here's where many of us here, including me, differ from Apple:

"We agree with Apple that security is at the heart of all data privacy and privacy rights. Where we disagree is in who holds the keys. Your data isn’t truly private or secure, if someone else holds the keys."

Purism, puri.sm/posts/apple-is-right-a

"I want an unhackable phone"

If your net worth is less than a half million dollars, and you aren't a power user:

Get an iPhone, keep it updated, set an alphanumeric passphrase. It will cost 6 figures minimum to hack your phone. You aren't that important.

[Me, sobbing] You can't just call whatever you see a file, Linux.

[Linux, points at hard drive] /dev/sda

[Me] Please, no

[Linux, points at controller] /dev/input/js0

[Linux, points at the ever present void, just at the edge of our vision that we all try so hard to ignore] /̵͉͒̈d̸͍̙̯͝e̶͔͗v̷͒̏̚͜/̸̺̝͆ṅ̸̫u̴̟̓̍͘l̶̦̣̃̃͝l̷͚̩̋

just like how America's greatest culinary contribution is popularizing ice water (this is also a compliment, ice water is awesome, get with it Europe)

thinking about how old biblical stories are basically bronze age black mirror

sodom and gomorrah: "what if cities...but too much"
tower of babel: "what if monumental architecture...but too much"
shadrach, meshach and abednigo: "what if smelting furnaces...but too much"

Reservoir Dogs:
Reservoir Dogs with suits

Pulp Fiction:
Non-linear Reservoir Dogs

Jackie Brown:
Reservoir Dogs with cash

Kill Bill:
Reservoir Dogs with katanas

Inglourious Basterds:
Reservoir Dogs in Germany

Hateful Eight:
Reservoir Dogs in the West

This toot not responsible for objects thrown from road.

You know what’s super cool? You can just turn your phone and computer off whenever you want and there’s nothing anyone can do about it.

@somarasu Yo, literally. The biggest fear of white men is competition, especially in the tech game.

A lot of these cats don't want better communities and better software. They get into it because they believe they can create something they can control with less effort than working there way up in their respective careers.

And when they're called on it, they meltdown when they realize that yes, OSS is going to take work too and not just the code aspect.

The thing you have to keep in mind about the tech field is that white guys are invested in running out every other social group when it comes to that field because that is the only way they can maintain their 'dominance' of it.

This is the objective context of working in technology. If a dude isn't actively fighting against this context, he is enabling it.

Either you're for more diversity in the field or not. There is no middle ground.

@Taweret I've always explained it to myself with a theory that replicators are a very expensive and inefficient way to produce things. They are used on starships out of necessity, but people outside of Starfleet generally have to produce and transport things the old-fashioned way.

Sometimes I wonder if substituting the word "empathy" for "politically correct" would make the conversation easier.

It's bad to be TOO empathetic, and it's bad to NOT be empathetic. Balance.

‪My deepest sympathies to all the people who can’t find a good reason to replace the phone they bought a year ago with a slightly newer phone. Their struggle is unimaginable. ‬

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