At work, trying to debug a server failure for a postmortem. Crawling around the logs, cataloguing which process died when, and trying to figure out what signal killed it and why, and for some reason I keep hearing the Obra Dinn music in my head.

This is a great article about my good friends Eric and Sonia, who are racing the clock to find a cure for her rare terminal genetic disease:
wired.com/story/sleep-no-more-

(But because it's so rare, their life-saving research is not supported by grants. If their courage and determination make you want to help, this is the best month to contribute, because a generous donor is matching May donations in honor of their PhD defenses:
prionalliance.org/2019/05/01/d
)

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Presenting: "legit", my first esoteric programming language! Programs written in legit are defined entirely by the commit graph of a Git repository. You can find the specification, examples and an implementation here: morr.cc/legit/

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Coparent, exasperated: "Do NOT pull stupid shit like that while we are crossing the street!"
Child, incensed: "Mom! You said a bad word! You said 'stupid'."

Surprisingly insightful article about Amazon (and Walmart).
zackkanter.com/2019/03/13/what
(via Matt Levine's excellent Money Stuff newsletter)

Do you choose to use Shoe Goo, sir?
If, sir, you, sir, choose to use, sir,
On the blue boots, do, sir, do, sir!

@mheiber Thanks for sharing. Looks like a transparent clickbait hit piece from someone who works for a (would-be?) competitor. I'm no Jenkins fan, but I'd rather hear from someone more impartial.

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So I got a PlayStation 4, my first gaming console ever, and I have many #gameing questions now, but the most important is:

if you buy The Witness with an extended warranty, are you in The Witness Protection Program

@ehashman imagine a beowulf cluster of these k8s clusters


Larry Lessig is whipping the New Hampshire Legislature to support Ranked Choice Voting in their presidential primary.
You can help!
equalcitizens.us/new-hampshire

I am apparently now so old/unhip/out-of-touch that even *AFTER* consulting knowyourmeme, I'm still unable to comprehend wtf is going on.

Really enjoying this new puzzle game:
games.increpare.com/Gestalt_OS

(Pro-tip: if playing on an Android device, save it to your home screen; it makes better use of your display.)

@ehashman Congratulations! (Too bad they list your twitter handle and not mastodon tho ):

Big update: the ethereum bootstrap contract is apparently live, and Yarvin has permanently left Tlon.
urbit.org/posts/essays/azimuth

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