So, today we're blowing up feral ghouls with fragmentation grenades.

You'll need: feral ghouls, some fragmentation grenades, and a place to stand.

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Paul Slocum, software developer who has been curating, conserving, and selling digital art since 2006 wrote an excellent and extensive survey of the effects and problems in the takeover of networked culture by creepto-capital.

He couldn't find a suitable publication for his critical perspective which speaks volumes about the state of media institutions which made a name and raise funding precisely promoting the opposite values to those of blockchain culture and now are totally integrated and participating in the cultural and economic distortion described by Paul.

Do read and share widely.

To me it said "I want to be an EVH guitar generator."

Kinda glad we haven't made any official extraterrestrial contacts, because naming your origin planet a word for "the ground" is embarassing.

I dunno. Maybe everyone does that. "Where do you come from?" "Alderaan." "So in your native language that means.." "The ground."

I really like the VR+HOTAS+pedals human interface setup. Easy to orient, takes advantage of angular proprioception. Is there a type of keyboard that's as easy to use without having IRL vision? I guess those ergo chording things where there's only one possible hand position.

I dunno when this happened, but I can no longer hear the flyback transformers in NTSC TVs. I'm still sick, so maybe because of that? Otherwise, my tinnitus is now the only tone I can hear in that range.

M: Has your ear ever come detached?
A: Are you suggesting I'm Mister Potato Head?

I miss dotted lines. I should make some serious dotted line features.

Ok, looks like I'm pretty sick so I might as well fix the miters.

Yeah look I know about that edge case, I'm thinking about it, ok?

I'm feeling kinda sick. Instead of fixing bevels today I'm just going to add a turtle like API and indulge my Lisa Frank LOGO side. repeat 5 [ fd 0.05 rt 144 ]

Fine. I made myself an immediate-mode line drawing API. It is a pretty good time. "Oh, and I can use geometry shaders to make the lines thick," I thought, "that will be trivial."

Unless of course you don't want the joints to look like ass in the general case. Then it's not trivial. Maybe tomorrow.

Stateful, fixed-function, immediate-mode OpenGL seemed a lot more conducive to quickly writing a bunch of exploratory creative code.

Nowadays, you have your whatever-mode user-defined pipeline. To get back to immediate-mode experimental spaghetti, you have to design your own pipeline to support it, which is a lot of debt to pay down before you get to have fun. Vulkan seems to make this even worse. There also doesn't seem to be a lot written about how to design such a pipeline. So what do?

Just realized the classes (and to some extent everything) in Basic D&D had been specifically set up so you could role play Lord of the Rings.

Me, not even done eating the brownie: “Is this the peak?”

Computer, generate an art deco cityscape that is also an owl.

Crows are very intelligent, but can be aggressive during the spring. For example, crows will often publish opinion pieces in the New York Times when they perceive their territory is being threatened.

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