Thursday, May 02


Daily News Stuff 2 May 2019

Node.js And Ethereum Edition

Tech News

  • Node.js still sucks.

    $ npm install
    added 768 packages from 928 contributors and audited 14853 packages in 69.649s
    found 1 high severity vulnerability
      run `npm audit fix` to fix them, or `npm audit` for details

    $ npm audit fix
    fixed 0 of 1 vulnerability in 14853 scanned packages
      1 package update for 1 vuln involved breaking changes
      (use `npm audit fix --force` to install breaking changes; or refer to `npm audit` for steps to fix these manually)

    $ npm audit fix --force
    npm WARN using --force I sure hope you know what you are doing.

  • Intel leaving the 5G modem market made for a $4.5B payday for Qualcomm.  (

  • Facebook flunks the use/mention distinction much like other simplistic robots.  (TechDirt)

    Except...  The post that Facebook took down for racism actually was racist.  TechDirt are playing Social Justice Warrior here rather than Free Speech Warrior.  I don't think it should have been removed, but TechDirt is making all the wrong arguments.

  • GNU Guix 1.0 is out.

    What is Guix?  I don't know.  It might be a package manager.  I think it's a package manager.  It might be a hot dog bun steamer for all that web page tells you.

Anime Opening and I Wonder if the Vimeo Tag Still Works of the Day

Yeah, it's the Enoden again.  90% of Japan lives within walking distance of Enoshima, as far as I can tell from watching anime.

Music Video I Didn't Know Existed of the Day

Disclaimer: Don't ask me how my day was.  That NPM output was my day.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 10:52 PM | Comments (4) | Add Comment | Trackbacks (Suck)
Post contains 303 words, total size 3 kb.

1 Guix is apparently a dessert topping and a floor wax. Configured with Lisp and documented with Info, which makes it a great alternative to lighting your genitals on fire five times a day.


Posted by: J Greely at Friday, May 03 2019 06:01 AM (ZlYZd)

2 infodoc?  Ewww, pass.

Posted by: Rick C at Friday, May 03 2019 09:52 AM (Iwkd4)

Posted by: Wonderduck at Friday, May 03 2019 04:23 PM (EXhwA)

4 Now that you mention it, I remember seeing that post on your blog, but was too busy or something at the time to pick up the series.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Friday, May 03 2019 11:12 PM (PiXy!)

Hide Comments | Add Comment

Apple pies are delicious. But never mind apple pies. What colour is a green orange?

51kb generated in CPU 0.0312, elapsed 0.2437 seconds.
58 queries taking 0.2331 seconds, 343 records returned.
Powered by Minx 1.1.6c-pink.