tech industry union busting; npm Show more
NLRB complaints indicate NPM fired employees for trying to unionize: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/04/22/npm_fired_staff_union_complaints/
The RCSG Python supplement is in the shop 🎊 https://shop.recompilermag.com/collections/books/products/rcsg-supplements?variant=5713144119326
“The man who wrote one of environmentalism’s most-cited essays was a racist, eugenicist, nativist and Islamaphobe—plus his argument was wrong” by @firstname.lastname@example.org https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/the-tragedy-of-the-tragedy-of-the-commons/
This week I prototyped a piece of software to assist in packaging other software.
"autobake": Create build recipes through automated trial and error. https://github.com/jameysharp/autobake
@er1n we are pretty sure that adulthood was a myth all along and everyone is still just kids hoarding blocks, but with way more power than before
It's been a productive weekend! I managed to prep the RCSG Python supplement *and* get The Recompiler science issue online https://recompilermag.com/issues/issue-10/
"Why don't browsers allocate bigger stack?"
Because shitty online games which rely on stack overflows for obfuscation are breaking then, that's why. For reals.
Finally had some time to mess around and do some data viz kind of thing!
@paulfree14 in *many* places, if you put on orange warning vest (or over your street clothes), or hi visibility jacket you can often do these things during broad daylight in plain sight, as 90% of passers by think you are just from the maintenance department, also there is so much subcontracting and outsourcing in building/maintenance work that councils/building owners rarely employ their own workers directly 😉
Making the computer boxes do what they're supposed to, and nothing else
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