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RT @sturdyAlex@twitter.com: It’s a bold look from May this morning. Scalping your enemies and wearing the trophies is a barbaric practice, but in the case of Boris Johnson, I approve.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sturdyAlex/status/

The performance numbers here are quite impressive. Some caveats and limitations though, but djb claims they can be mostly overcome with more development effort.

RT @hashbreaker@twitter.com First release of djbsort: super-fast constant-time automatically verified AVX2 sorting code for int32 arrays. sorting.cr.yp.to (Next target is ARM NEON.) Verification starts with the toolkit for symbolic execution, which in turn uses libVEX from Valgrind.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/hashbreaker/status

RT @crazyKiwiClare@twitter.com: A big shout out to our wonderful bespoke battery builder extraordinaire Chris Forne. Thanks for these little Li-ion beauties that mean we are now going battery powered at Cacophony.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/crazyKiwiClare/sta

RT @atroyn@twitter.com: Things that happen in Silicon Valley and also the Soviet Union:

- waiting years to receive a car you ordered, to find that it's of poor workmanship and quality

- promises of colonizing the solar system while you toil in drudgery day in, day out

🐦🔗: twitter.com/atroyn/status/1014

RT @WoolfSimon@twitter.com: Only in Wellington. A Southern Right Whale having fun in our harbour, in front of the Beehive.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/WoolfSimon/status/

RT @CodeWisdom@twitter.com: “ Code is like humor. When you have to explain it, it’s bad.” – Cory House

🐦🔗: twitter.com/CodeWisdom/status/

RT @ople@twitter.com: Nice post about influx-spout by @mjs0@twitter.com who has been instrumental in making it a solid piece of kit, handling all the countless billions of datapoints we throw at it without breaking a sweat. twitter.com/mjs0/status/101446

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ople/status/101448

Are you an heavy user of @InfluxDB@twitter.com? You might want to check out influx-spout to help manage the firehose of measurements. Also interesting if you're into performance sensitive code. menno.io/posts/introducing-inf

Fascinating: opensource.com/article/18/7/ca This is how one developer overcame "proprietary software pigeon hole regret" with open source. Or, if you're earlier in your career, you can avoid the regret altogether :)

Rant USA 

RT @EricHolthaus@twitter.com: Your periodic reminder: Our planet's atmosphere has already shifted outside the stable era since humanity evolved ~3 million years ago.

Without a radical and immediate shift in the global economy, the atmosphere will move into a state not seen since the age of the dinosaurs.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/EricHolthaus/statu

RT @bradfitz@twitter.com: Picture 1: the cute box the house builders left for Ethernet and coax gear.

Picture 2: it didn't fit in the little box.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/bradfitz/status/10

Dear Tweetosphere, any recommendations for a IP connected home security system? I want 1 or 2 cameras, perhaps some motion sensors, an alarm, and alerts and video feeds on phone. Piper NV looks interesting as an all in one. Other ideas?

RT @gvanrossum@twitter.com: Python 3.7.0 is released! Bring out the celebratory libations. Thanks @baybryj@twitter.com and a cast of thousands on python-dev and GitHub. twitter.com/baybryj/status/101

🐦🔗: twitter.com/gvanrossum/status/

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