int13 Labs. (stealth) Working on Crayfish, an embeddable game engine for small teams/solo devs. Cowboy coder since 1991. French.

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Joined January 2010
There is a noticeable pattern in AI. When an AI is improved to the point of surpassing human ability it ceases to be considered AI and becomes merely an engine. (e.g. Chess) It can only be considered as AI as long as it is weak enough for us to dream about its potential.
Yes. The malloc API should have been "considered harmful". A modern manual memory management API should be designed around lifetime, collections and multiple cores. Also, the lifetime can be implicit (embedded in the container name)
Manual memory management doesn't have to be difficult or error-prone It helps to think in terms of lifetimes of collections of data rather than individual "objects": @TheGingerBill gingerbill.org/article/2019/… @cmuratori hero.handmade.network/episod… @ryanjfleury rfleury.com/p/untangling-lif…
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This "thin client" idea is looking pretty much like perpetual motion, in my opinion. A fool's errand. There will be more iterations, probably costlier. #Stadia
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IT SHOULDN'T BE THIS WAY! On Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, and Linux, developers are free to distribute apps directly to users, and users are free to install apps directly from developers. Open platforms mean freedom, choice, and competition. Apple must open iOS.
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100% agree, memory management is not rocket science, it is not black magic, but the unfortunate malloc API and OOP paradigm made it more difficult that it should.
A new #programming post is up, this time on dramatically simplifying memory management in C with the arena allocator. rfleury.com/p/untangling-lif…
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If you didn't know that iostreams should be avoided, now you know.
Breaking! Replacing endl with '\n' can have a >10x performance improvement when writing to files! Even with the overhead of using iostreams!
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The most important thing about this amazing Paris transformation is how fast it happened — how fast people on bikes “appeared” — once streets were transformed. You can’t write this off as “Paris was always this way,” because it wasn’t. It took leadership.
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Nine Women, One Month: Decreasing Dev Time Through Rapid Hiring Visionary Leadership: Solve the Problem You Want, Not the Problem You Have Will Not Fix: Strategies for Combating Milestone Slippage and Silencing QA The Sound of Silence: Eliminating Complaints in Your Studio
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It might turn out to be as bad of worse than LeCorbusier attempts, but I freaking love the concept. Exploration of architecture and urban planning is awesome and could lead to progress. "Architecture is politics."
His Royal Highness announces designs for #THE_LINE, the city of the future in #NEOM. #SPAGOV
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Today’s discovery, the camo patterns are different depending on the country but was created by the French army in 1915. Recently the French decided to drop their iconic Daguet pattern to match the new norm, the Multicam, used by Americans and British army. On the field in 2024 ⤵️
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Today we’re updating The Verge’s policy on agreeing to “background” from tech companies. We’re doing this publicly to provide cover for other newsrooms covering tech to do the same. It’s getting a little ridiculous out there. theverge.com/press-room/2277…
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Unity has now fallen to half the valuation they had at their IPO, has never been profitable, and continue to lose ~$300m/year. This seems unsustainable, so I assume they will eventually be absorbed by somebody? Facebook seems the obvious buyer, but I really have no idea.
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"J’vais vous foutre un procès", qu’il disait en avril 2017 quand on rappelait qu’il piquait dans les caisses. Le procès a bien eu lieu, mais pas contre nous. Pour une fois qu'on peut se réjouir de la décision d'une justice qui épargne presque toujours les puissants, profitons-en.
L''ex-Premier ministre François Fillon condamné en appel à un an de prison ferme dans l'affaire des emplois fictifs #AFP
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When I tell the Windows Terminal team something is simple, I am "misguided", being "somewhat combative" and am "impugning the reader". But a year later when they call the exact same thing "trivial", that is just, you know, them writing a blog post: devblogs.microsoft.com/comma…
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Ok that’s amazing 😍 #LUNARKtheGame
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In-browser QOI image format decoder. archive.ph/5pny6 gistpreview.github.io/?f0577…
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One scientist tried to intimidate or pressure another scientist into silence. But they failed. So nothing wrong happened. Is this line of reasoning for real?
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A police sergeant grabbed a junior officer by the throat after she tried to pull him away from threatening a Black man in custody — watch the shocking moment (warning: distressing)
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Give someone state and they'll have a bug one day, but teach them how to represent state in two separate locations that have to be kept in sync and they'll have bugs for a lifetime
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When even the New York Times, which has been among the worst culprits, realizes there's a problem, it's a sign the tide is truly turning. nytimes.com/2022/03/18/opini…
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