Sorry About Computer

They were supposed to make things easier

how and why would you even build a system that behaved like this pic.twitter.com/SHr9zep1m2

— Jeff Facebook (@vogon) June 19, 2018

Javascript and the blockchain: The gift that keeps on giving

You keep using the word 'fsync', I do not think it means what you think it means... If you manage data on Linux, you don't want to miss this popcorn worthy debugging on the #Postgres hackers list: https://t.co/MJGKtoeQgE

— xzilla (@robtreat2) April 2, 2018

Do I even want to know why Debian has a security update for beep(1) today?

— Andreⓐ (@puellavulnerata) April 3, 2018

My slides for tomorrow: I have ~5 minutes to explain to an audience for a class on "Blockchain" at Berkeley why it is total bullshit. I didn't go easy. pic.twitter.com/IIETUrBOgp

— Nicholas Weaver (@ncweaver) April 1, 2018

Load-bearing optimization, n.

A performance-related change (for example adding a cache) that accidentally becomes required for correctness

— David Smith (@Catfish_Man) May 24, 2016

Tonight I was using my iPhone to airplay a March Madness game to our Apple TV. When I misplaced my phone, I used my Apple Watch to ping it. The ping noise played through the Apple TV… Thanks a lot 🙄

"Hey Alex why are you so hard on American railways?" pic.twitter.com/Tj5eEZW8fp

— Alex Forrest 🚉 (@380kmh) March 21, 2018

*Halved* render time with @appleseedhq on a particular scene using OSL (Windows, VS 2015, exception handling enabled) by replacing `float4() {}` by C++11's `float4() = default` in OIIO. The former disabled __forceinline, among other things. Details: https://t.co/byVZkshKCz

— François Beaune (@franzbeaune) March 16, 2018

The long tail of fixing Meltdown and Spectre

It's just a cube, how hard could it be
A texture mapped cube, except the textures are all wrong

@robinkunde