Message from JavaScript discussions

October 2018

— I am really excited to use this super computer concept in a hosting company, to run functions as a service

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It will save everyone massive amounts of money, we are talking billions and billions of dollars a year

— 😅wat

— Electricity costs will decrease, because the overall overhead will be so drastically reduced that each server will have a significantly reduced carbon footprint

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— Crazy girl

— Go sleep

— I cant belive

— Consider what we do now to address the issues of running multiple different JavaScript modules, we start up a new Node process, we start up a thread pool, we have a massive amount of auxiliary systems to run and maintain those, and eventually overhead generated by them is so massive that most of your electricity bill simply has to do with a Node process starting or exiting, not even the execution of the code within it

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— Basically, what I have done, is make JavaScript as low level as possible, removing all high level abstractions that generated that overhead, all while making the existing mechanisms obsolete

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— And, of course, you won’t even know the difference at the end of it, and can write your programs just like you always did

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— Maybe it's possible, in theory, you can check what variables are accessed and align/order execution, but it will cost billions and billions of lifetimes🤤

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— LOL, yeah, even though I know it is all 100% possible to achieve, it is still a massive amount of work and research that no one has really done yet, it is new territory for the language, and me as a developer personally

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