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TIL about lsd and fd, two command line tools written in Rust

"My tools are going Rusty
Command line tools, rewritten in Rust"

elliehuxtable.com/my-tools-are

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Oh, this looks neat!
Its great how LLVM, and here lld, make this sort of thing possible!
Also the linked paper is a must-read for anyone doing CS research on systems-y things!

github.com/llvm/llvm-project/c

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If one more app asks me to log in... seriously it’s 2020 and we have not solved identity yet we can move money as easily as email now.

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What I learned this #FOSDEM and at the #summit:
The #xmpp situation on #ios is far better than I imagined :)

#siskinim

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" 99 second hand smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps.Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic. " #googlemapshacks

simonweckert.com/googlemapshac

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The story on how Mercurial integrated Python and Rust looks interesting:

fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event…

Slides (PDF):

fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event…

The video has not been packaged yet. Is it possible to look back in the live stream?

#FOSDEM2020 #python #mercurial #rust
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Coronavirus travel ban is already shutting down logging in New Zealand.

I have no idea why. Presumably because our logging contractors are Chinese?

Probably a net win for the planet, cos every tree felled is more carbon, but, also a reminder of just how weirdly fragile our globally integrated economy is.

stuff.co.nz/national/119236860

@tootleapp search is now broken. The old way worked but the new way alas doesn’t for me. Is there a way to switch back?

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China is marshaling state-owned industries and market controls to build hospitals, ensure stable commodity prices, and provide universal treatment to stop the coronavirus outbreak.

qiaocollective.com/home/how-ch

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