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C++ is a language that's had pretty much every possible feature crammed into it over a period of decades and yet somehow none of them seem to actually be useful for solving what seems like a very simple problem

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I think I'm really just not smart enough to use this language. I miss Go.

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a weird quirk of macs is that if you have multiple keyboards attached they all have their own independent caps lock. no idea why. think different i guess

The SDF is a Syrian military alliance also known for its public access Unix services

imagine getting access to the twitter accounts of some of the richest and most powerful people in the world but then all you can think to do is run a bitcoin scam

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Ocean's Eleven except at the end of the film they've only stolen a total of $100,000

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In case anyone's curious - the scammers made off with over $118,000 in BTC (at least, if you buy into the notion that it really is worth anything)

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Apparently Twitter solved today's security issue by denying verified accounts to tweet (I have a verified account).

I guess that's one way to improve content on the platform!

i am doubling all cookies sent to me for the next 30 minutes. you send me a cookie, i am definitely going send you back two (pinky swear). let's get sending folks 🍪

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@fraggle Crazy, I wrote this 30 years ago. That other rag was really terrible -- it was basically just a series of rants about things the author didn't like, and had absolutely no review value at all. That other guy published a second issue where they just complained about _me_ "stealing" their idea. They never had a third issue, whereas the SOUND BLASTER DIGEST would continue to be published for another two years or so afterward (although with an ill-advised name change in the middle).

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damn, the founder of SOUND BLASTER DIGEST throwing some serious shade here

C++ sure does make simple things complicated

Apple 

My pet theory is that they have an engineering division that handles CPU migrations. They just finished the i386->amd64 migration so now it was time to start another one

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absolutely losing my fucking mind at this video from the wikipedia page for the physics engine "phyz"

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(Re)Making a ColecoVision

[Leaded Solder] found some ColecoVision game cartridges at a flea market, and like most of us would, thought, “I’ll build a ColecoVision console from scratch to play them!” Well, maybe most of us would think of that, but not ac… hackaday.com/2020/07/12/remaki

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/12

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As if you had any doubts, I am still on my bullshit.

The bullshit is 'barely perceptible shadows cast by overhead slats' and 'unnecessary ghoulishness'

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