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part 1: I'm Gigantos from Norway, my real name has funny characters and translate to bear. I'm a developer at heart working in Oslo as a researcher in . In my spare time I love coding in , building and solving .

I do all my business on with and using my own homebrew code editor. I only touch windows and mac when I have to.

At home I spend most of my time with my wife and two kids.

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I postulate that no one has ever said “Here is a problem that I have. Oh look, blockchain is a good solution.” In every case, the order has been: “I have a blockchain. Oh look, there is a problem I can apply it to.” And in no cases does it actually help.

schneier.com/blog/archives/202

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everyone's always complaining about how much they hate computers but I love them, I love computers

the things mostly dislike about computers come from a feeling of disempowerment. but computers can be very empowering, if we let them, if we make that a priority

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I think it is funny that students gets the Github Copilot free of charge...

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I don't know how I missed it for this long, but I stumbled upon the yesterday, and I have decided to try it out as my main editor.

So far it looks great, but I need more time before I know for sure.

helix-editor.com/

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People are like "you like boardgames? What is the fun in learning all those complex and arbitrary rules? You could go out and meet people instead."

Heck, you ever tried socializing? Talk about complex and arbitrary rules. And people won't give you even a crappy manual.

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me: "it's like waiting for nightly features to stabilise"
@pndc: "yeah but patents only take 20 years to expire"

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Awsome story about how being annoyed with the compiler made an optimization for floating point convertion in and

blog.m-ou.se/floats/

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Hi fediverse! Boosts appreciated on this one.

I’m part of a co-op building a platform for artists to sell art without getting exploited. I’ve been working on it for a while but there’s a lot of work to do and I could use some help. A ton of the main features are in place, but there’s still some big gaps and a lot of polish left before it can launch.

The platform is fully open source and developed in the open. It’s built on Phoenix/Elixir and Tailwindcss. Our co-op is already incorporated and established and it’s open to members that want to actually commit but you don’t need to be a member to contribute or help.

Does this sound interesting? I’d love some help! I’m also happy to answer questions. And no, you don’t need to know Elixir already. It’s pretty easy to learn for the things you’d be using it for. Even some design help would be welcome. Feel free to reply here or DM me!

#noxp

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It is so amazing what #Mozilla has achieved:

Back in 2013 asm.js, which has now evolved into #WebAssembly #WASM - one of the most relevant technologies for computing in the future.

2015, what has started as a research project by Graydon Hoare, the #Rust programming language, which will define how we will develop software in the future.

I think people don't appreciate this enough.

#Innovation #Appreciation #ThankYouMozilla

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F1 Monaco GP 

crashed, luckily he got out of the car. The car itself split in half.

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Awsome, now the second drivers of and is in the lead. And because they are every other team, no team order will be issued to force or to win..

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awsome, at least they didn't repeat . We're racing, and the magic switch to inters is now. Interesting to see who benefits the most. Gasly proved it is time

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Red flag, so I guess it is raining a lot. Lets hope they don't repeat the cheesy race where they raced for one lap total, behind the safetycar.

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It isn't that long ago less than half the cars reached the goal, but I guess everyone will get there today.

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Looks like race control wants to make sure there are no accident. But a start behind safetycar? Come on :(

Doesn't look like the drivers think it is nescesary

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Rain on this track? Lets hope they have time to switch tires before start.

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Dentist: "Do you floss daily?"
Me: "Do you backup your data daily?"

I find it a little interesting how crypto seems to have a bad rep in the fediverse even though on the surface, it tries to solve similar problems.

Don't get me wrong, I also struggle to see use-cases that can't be solved without a blockchain.

It can't be great to be Leclerc right now. Crashing a museum piece might unfortunatrly go down in the history books.

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