@sir I read your post, and then I see this: developers.slashdot.org/story/

Code complexity is so out of control we need *checks notes* artificial intelligence to understand it. Is that about right?

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It's important to remember that software engineering is still _engineering_

We work within tolerances. Measure your programs, and make sure they fit.

@sir would really like to see a long-form blog post covering all this, with associated testing repo, etc, so I have somewhere to point people asking about language preferences. I already use your existing language preference article but this is too good.

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test.rb:

puts "hello world\n"

0.04s real, 1,403 syscalls, 12.83 MiB of disk space required

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Just to be explicit, if you skipped over that link when it crossed your feed, you need to go back and click it right now. Here it is again:

tonsky.me/blog/disenchantment/

@sir Minecraft, but with the content depth of Dwarf Fortress. Aka Dwarf Fortress with Minecraft graphics.

@sir rats, I was just about to suggest SEA....

Systems
Engineering
&
Architecture

@aetios @tinker The cover story is... You're been hired to play Santa in the corporation's annual cheesy Christmas movie....

Just pushed to a couple of repos on git.sr.ht... sooooo muuuuch faster. 😍

cmpwn.com/@sir/103167214315842

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"Ethical advertising" is an oxymoron

@theruran @TheGibson @jerry

STAGE is TAB; PROG is ESC, or CTRL when held down. They're just novelty legends from a keycap set called Godspeed. drop.com/buy/massdrop-x-mito-m

@sir Well, the difference is *huge*. I had (confessional) just about given up on git.sr.ht for daily-use projects but it's fast enough now to replace GitLab completely. Glad to be a supporter!

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