525: Mike Gets Unreal
5 July 2023
Mike updates us on his development adventures in Unreal 5, signs the Vision Pro might be a flop, and answer questions about abandoning Red Hat's platform.
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- [Twitter bug causes self-DDOS tied to Elon Musk’s emergency blocks and rate limits: “It’s amateur hour”](https://waxy.org/2023/07/twitter-bug-causes-self-ddos-possibly-causing-elon-musks-emergency-blocks-and-rate-limits-its-amateur-hour/ “Twitter bug causes self-DDOS tied to Elon Musk’s emergency blocks and rate limits: “It’s amateur hour””) — For the last two days, Elon Musk has claimed that Twitter is under attack from “several hundred organizations” who were conducting “EXTREME levels of data scraping,” forcing them to bring “large numbers of servers online on an emergency basis” and enact emergency measures.
- Elon Musk on Twitter — Temporary emergency measure. We were getting data pillaged so much that it was degrading service for normal users!
- Kareem Carr | Data Scientist | 📊📈 on Twitter — Rate limiting starts the day their cloud contract (that they were having trouble paying) ends. This can’t be a coincidence right?
- LINUX Unplugged 517: Caught Red-Hatted — Just about every take on the Red Hat news seems to have missed the mark.
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- Apple wants Xcode to write apps for you, automatically — “In an example, [the] code generator creates a subroutine that facilitates accessing values of the existing ML data,” says Apple, “via the particular data type supported in the particular programming language”
- Report: Vision Pro Headset’s Complex Design Forcing Apple to Make ‘Drastic’ Production Cuts — As a result of production challenges, Apple is preparing to make fewer than 400,000 units in 2024