Tech person. Startup things. Classical liberal.

London, England
Joined August 2007
!important Means important. But also it can mean not important. ✨welcome to computing✨
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Mike MacCana retweeted
one of the small delights of learning German is discovering that an entire nation calls gloves "hand shoes"
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Admittedly, I was hoping a couple more people might turn up.
Replying to @JamesBlunt
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Mike MacCana retweeted
Apple's claim is that it bans other browsers for security AND NOT because it's protecting its 70b of AppStore Revenue or 15b of Google Search Revenue in Safari. The CMA says the ban not only doesn't protect security it could make it worse! 🧵 Lets dig in...
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Mike MacCana retweeted
Fact-check: there's no such thing as "end-to-end encryption" for period tracking apps. For there to be end-to-end encryption, you need two ends. Here, there is only one.
This is horseshit.
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Mike MacCana retweeted
One data point: in the early days of node the dev community moved waaaaay faster but then was held up by @joyent as the controlled the commit bit. After we got node into a foundation, contributions skyrocketed but then it became a full time job to manage issues and PRs.
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Debbie Parker captured the exact moment a lightning hit a tree in Moorefield, Hardy County, West Virginia on June 23, 2022 [source: buff.ly/3A6G47h]
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Remove unnecessary words. 😉
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Mike MacCana retweeted
I'm dabbling with JavaScript big integers and elliptic curve cryptography. First up: implementing sign and verify for secp256k1 (which are the curve parameters not implemented by WebCrypto on the browser) gist.github.com/shovon/b05a9…
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Due to inflation weed is now 458 🍁
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new bull market thesis ban nicotine -> silk road 2.0 for juul pods -> crypto is back baby
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Interested in speaking at Svelte Summit? The CFP is open for 3 more days! Flights paid for 👍 Hotel paid for 👍 Speaker dinner 👍 sveltesummit.com
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Do you know what your Solana NFTs are really worth? Here's a free tool to help NFT collectors really understand the fast-paced NFT market. A Thread 🧵 👇
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what is your absolute favorite, simplest, super terse, and most reduced way to define an http request handler ?
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Only 50% of people dread Teams: survey.stackoverflow.co/2022…
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#svelte still the #1 most loved frontend framework (Phoenix is a backend thing) survey.stackoverflow.co/2022…
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#Solana on-chain apps are written in #rustlang, the language most loved by programmers.
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Mike MacCana retweeted
The Ukrainian military have released possibly the best video of the conflict regarding Ukraine’s relationship with the UK.... just watch 🇺🇦🇬🇧
Defence of Ukraine
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“America is a nation that can be defined in a single word. Asfutmsifwffutsh.”
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