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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. I corral Cascading cats at Concurrent.

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@peterseibel Yes http://t.co/qTGejt58sg
9/29
2014
@rickasaurus I'd be permabanned in the first 10 minutes.Executing random strings strangers send you over the Internet. No, wait, that's JavaScript.http://t.co/ltQ42H0Uw8 Yahoo announces (on Tumblr!) that, to "focus on core products", it's discontinuing Yahoo.
Retweeted by James IryArithmetic : Mathematics :: Boxing : Physics.
Retweeted by James Iry@djspiewak Unbounded memory? That's why I use a genuine Machine from Turing Industries. Accept no substitutes.From http://t.co/nZ8mvtr9BxA Klingon program does not do "time-sharing". When it wants to run, it challenges the scheduler in hand-to-hand combat and owns the machine.programming http://t.co/vGsYHORi7D
Retweeted by James Iry@bodil Now that's hat. I mean HoTT.@djspiewak Yeah, so I put on my black hat and run a DHCP server called "Starbucks."@djspiewak Clients do. So you connect your laptop to a coffee shop wifi and bam.
9/26
2014
What a math genius!! http://t.co/2K32Ye8In1
Retweeted by James Iry@built If you're not one of us, the ones who love Rails, you're one of them, the ones who don't.@built "We, the ones who love Rails, all love Rails."Botnet Accessible SHellreminder: this is the greatest thing that has ever happened as a result of unclosed html tags http://t.co/O9JSAI2qLW
Retweeted by James Iry@chrisamaphone @nickmofo Plot: you have to call that one relative you never like to call because they complain about how you never call themFound a return in a finally block in the wild. Taking the rest of the day off. If you need me I'll be at the bar, drinking.
9/25
2014
Dear Climate Skeptics, you guys need to tell Russia that global warming isn't real: http://t.co/ZOYHdQQixu
9/23
2014
This is why we should use the Imperial System http://t.co/SxLJj6RL9O
Retweeted by James Iry@jsuereth wow. @havocp@mfeathers But all of us software guys have to understand that when you dig deep enough there is hardware eventually.@deech 'man splain'@havocp I have faith that @jsuereth can come up with terrible ideas without my help.Previous tweet may be the reason I'm not in marketing.Excited for dbuild but natural question is if the collection of projects it builds should be called the dbag. https://t.co/jMa6X28UrHDude, don't bogart the puffer fish http://t.co/Voyz5O7hc3Our next cats will be called Gentry and Bourgeois because who are we fooling insofar as which of us is the leisure class and which is labor
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9/22
2014
@billjgallagher @mattklein123 @pmorelli Just remind them that MSVC++ isn't conformant.@billjgallagher @pmorelli shared_ptr can also suffer from "massive delete" pause. One last ref disappears and a huge graph has to be deleted@billjgallagher @pmorelli shared_ptr can have "gc" issues as well. 1) easy to create fragmented heap. 2) can leak due to circular references@billjgallagher @pmorelli Wait'll you have a few sessions of diagnosing undefined behavior. You'll be back.@garybernhardt @pelotom OH GOD I'VE BEEN DOING IT WRONG https://t.co/47MdOfTn8lI... what is going on... I don't... has my hotel put the drugs in the air? Please send help. http://t.co/Hc94Sh38x9
Retweeted by James IryThis is the best thing I have seen all day: https://t.co/qHAuzWoa0T
Retweeted by James IryPrevious @Gilad_Bracha quote could almost be about Wolframlang.When you have a lot of convenience methods, keeping track of them becomes very inconvenient. They become nuisance methods.
Retweeted by James Iry"Hullo Scotland. Had a little vote, did we?" http://t.co/0lTZa5ntKD
Retweeted by James Iry#strangeloop #usability #UX http://t.co/zYu7ct1DYE
Retweeted by James IryCurrent status: using web api that doesn't sanitize its data for JSON. Result is unparsable. In 2014 data escaping is still hard.bash injection attacks via git branches against anyone set up with branch-in-prompt http://t.co/tBsQJ7NNHp
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9/19
2014
Not content with merely downloading the Internet, Maven is trying to download Mars http://t.co/8zAizt92HMNew Texas Schoolbooks: Moses Wrote The Constitution For Slavery, Segregation http://t.co/MWCGuy0m3uMicrosoft shuts down Trustworthy Computing group just as Apple & Google begin visibly competing on privacy & security http://t.co/yAx42NC0tb
Retweeted by James IryLast night while playing with @ApacheSpark I discovered (the hard way) why @heathercmiller 's work on #Scala spores is important.
Retweeted by James Irygiven how complicated generic classes are, I'm tempted to label non-generic ones as boring or bland.
Retweeted by James IryHuh, is the norm in every @strangeloop_stl hotel room? #strangeloop http://t.co/RApQonhg1I
Retweeted by James IryAwesome! Gotta try this... http://t.co/hEQftVek8D
Retweeted by James IryScotland if ye vote yes this means ye'll get your own 'X Country's Got Talent' and not have to watch Simon Cowell anymore. #VoteYesScotland
Retweeted by James IryThe Cascading 3.0 abstraction is not just over the platform APIs, but also the semantics of the given platform… http://t.co/fm64x35CL0
Retweeted by James IryIf working on stuff like a query planner sounds fun to you we're hiring http://t.co/DjGKzmNzxT@extempore2 "It's 5 o'clock somewhere," he said as he garbled down another beer.
9/18
2014
GenICode is one tiny edit from Genocide. One botched merge and the Scala compiler is a war criminal. That's why it's being phased out.Scientists twist radio beams to send data at speeds of 32 gigibits per second http://t.co/b6564f0LCy
Retweeted by James IryI made a really short video about Destiny's story. (Doesn't contain any spoilers.) https://t.co/xmOA386N20
Retweeted by James Iry"Fast is fine but accuracy is final. You must learn to be slow in a hurry." — Wyatt EarpBjarne Stroustrup (C++), Dave Ungar (Self), and Carl Hewitt (actors) http://t.co/mNocTDcpSQCalling all Cascading users to help us test out and improve our Apache Tez platform support. http://t.co/hAneawciwD
Retweeted by James IryW/ 800+ registrants, don't miss @jco talk @twitter, @scalding, @cascading & #hadoop tmrw @ 9am. Sign up: http://t.co/aY6dNJ9fzU @hortonworks
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9/17
2014
WHAT?? That change didn't fix the problem? * seconds later * WHAT?? I didn't save the file with the change?
9/16
2014
Looks like Horton and Twitter are teaming up to give a webinar on @Scalding and @Cascading http://t.co/gyn9wDXHYc
Retweeted by James Iry@cowtowncoder @capotej @bodil Okay, maybe I misunderstood what was meant by "sharing code client/server"@cowtowncoder @capotej @bodil Example. Game computes collisions on clients for speed. Re-computes on server for validation and consistency.@capotej @bodil Which means a certain amount of code sharing (or at least strong similarity) is inevitable.@capotej @bodil In many client/server situations you can't trust the client for security reason but you want computation there for speed…Trial slogan: "we pass the buck to you so you don't have to."
9/15
2014
I'd like to raise a toast to the French http://t.co/u4cWTXzsii
9/13
2014
@deech Run away. It's a trap!A game that claims to be beyond boxes, yet comes in a box. Not only post-box but post-structuralist. http://t.co/Abml3v1YJJ
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9/12
2014
@bodil Needs sauce.@bodil Oh, it gets pretty hat there sometimes. http://t.co/vz2epaVO6b@bodil That's because it is in fact "hat sauce," a sauce designed to make eating your hat palatable by making it spicy.@jamesiry not sure about the capitalization though, what about "Bike shed."?
Retweeted by James Iry@cwensel Yo, hook a brother up.From now on every new project will be code-named "bike shed."@extempore2 @dbgrandi @aloiscochard No, no, paradigms are organized religions (with churches, martyrs, and bishops) not mere superstitions.Gnu calls weak vtables and some similar things "vague linkage." You couldn't invent this much accidental complexity if you tried.On my BART commute this morning I learned about C++ "weak vtables." They're the perfect obscure collision between several C++ peculiarities@shebang @deech I do want to say "not these types" when dealing with effects system.@cwensel Did you try port forwarding? I mean on the vacuum cleaner.could not even sort out how to work our office vacuum cleaner, getting this tez cluster running is probably a lost cause
Retweeted by James IryWent to hear Bach last night. Very disappointed. Was just some cover band.
9/11
2014
@djspiewak Even then, a if you hack a PR based git bisect I'm still going to be annoyed if I can't bisect into a PR with lots of commits.@djspiewak If git bisect worked at the level of PRs I might accept that. But since it doesn't I have minimum standards on commits.@djspiewak I should say it used to have an anything goes policy. That changed and bisecting through history has a clear delineation.@djspiewak to long term health of the project.@djspiewak And I've lived with a large code base that had anything goes commits. Sometimes re-doing a PR before committing is essential…@djspiewak Which is my original point. Gitbhub doesn't maintain enough history on the PR that gets a push -f.@djspiewak people who based work off the WIP are screwed.@djspiewak If your commits don't meet our standards we have two choices. Close PR and ask for reissue. Or ask for push-f. Either way…@djspiewak So don't push -f to a collaborative branch.@djspiewak Until my PR is merged, my branch is WIP.Most computer science papers' evaluation sections look like this: http://t.co/el40woPlrq
Retweeted by James Iry@davetron5000 @github But i don't necessarily want to squash into one commit, just into a better organized series of clean commits.@davetron5000 @github …because I need to make sure the squishing process didn't introduce new, unreviewed changes.@davetron5000 As for one final squish, I'd be happy with that if @github let me compare the result of the squished PR with the previous PRs@davetron5000 @github Not "true" history since arbitrary rebasing happened before the PR was issued.@davetron5000 @github Don't rebase a PR? But then you've got millions of janky little commits to fix typos the reviewers found.Any suggestions on how to use @github to review pull requests that get rebased during the review process? The lack of history is frustrating
9/10
2014
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