Sorry About Computer

New decade, new nonsense

Welcome to the future

— Dare Obasanjo (@Carnage4Life) November 25, 2020

i refuse to use an architecture without dedicated add 6, 8 and 10 instructions

— the6p4c 🦀⚡ (@The6P4C) November 24, 2020

Okay, I put WAY too much time into researching this, and I almost know what's happening. ALMOST.

First of all, JavaScript does this for legacy reasons. In C's <time.h> we have `struct tm`, which does the same thing.

But why?

We see the rabbit hole, time to jump in.

— Hillel is on vacation (@hillelogram) November 19, 2020

Reminder that AI doesn’t really understand anything.

— Shac Ron ₪ (@stuntpants) November 21, 2020

"There has never been a negative leap second, and if there is one, everyone who deals with NTP or kernel timekeeping code expects that it will be an appalling shitshow."

Yay. Because we needed MORE bad news in 2020...

— Jess Dodson #AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe (@girlgerms) November 19, 2020

AI-driven gig economy hellscape latest: Uber Eats cycle courier of two years shaves beard before job interview, fails real-time verification process to check if it's really him making deliveries, has account terminated

— Henry Dyer (@Direthoughts) November 20, 2020

So like you know backreferences exist. Those are famous. the syntax for them is like \n where n is a unsigned integer. That's not *regular*, but it's what pcre has. right? well let's see what the documentation says about that.

— Kate (@thingskatedid) October 8, 2020

Uploading transparent images to Twitter is… not great.

— Robin Kunde (@robinkunde) November 20, 2020

this report is amazing, read it in full to really appreciate
in short: tesla instrument clusters fail a lot because they use a cheap NAND flash marketed for "smart phones, cameras, ..., electronic toys" and write syslog to it

— whitequark (@whitequark) November 16, 2020

Just initialize a variable they said...

— 🤍❤️🤍 (@vzverovich) November 16, 2020

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