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If you ever want to feel constant, existential dread just maintain Rust bindings to any non-trivial C library.

Tired: Writing out individual implementations of a proxy object type for all the 15+ variants.

Wired: Writing a generic implementation with three one letter generic type parameters because this is Rust.

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I wouldn't hate C so much if the popular compilers for it didn't do insane things in the presence of UB

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In Praise Of Windows: Remaining fixed in one location, for eight hours each day, for years on end, can bestow a real appreciation for the sun's annual and subtle motion in the sky.

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>Arch Linux AUR Repository Found to Contain Malware

Water found to be wet

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Open source's nature is to fade into the background and go unnoticed except by those whose work touches it directly. It is the plankton of computing. We all breathe, but few of us stop to think about where the oxygen is coming from.

-- "Producing Open Source Software" by Karl Fogel

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The US Supreme Court has ruled that the police CANNOT access the data on your phone without a warrant. Woot!

theverge.com/2018/6/22/1742474

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I /really/ need to add n-gate.com to my rss reader because it’s *so good*. This is the best description I’ve ever seen of the Microsoft acquisition of Github.

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Hip intro appealing to youth with concise statement of a point you already agree with.

We _need_ to do this thing which appeals to your moral sensibilities. It doesn't matter that everyone reading this already agrees. We _have_ to make you feel good about reading this even though I'm preaching to the choir. You should boost this so that it reaches more people who already agree with the message to fulfill your activism quota.

Poignant conclusion with a witty one-liner to drive the point home.

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