A Programming Language With Only One Command and the Anti-Imperialist Operating System Built on it - esoteric.codes https://esoteric.codes/blog/a-programming-language-with-only-one-command-and
Lessig on ranked-choice voting for US congress and presidential elections: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/11/16/ranked-choice-voting-maine-protest-candidates-election-2018-column/2023574002/
OMG this is AWESOME!! You can get it to generate images from hundreds of categories & even interpolate between two images.
Here's a cross between a border collie and a bullfrog, and a cross between a garter snake and a stopwatch
It feels like frontend engineers and web designers do their hardest work to make the whole experience of browsing the web completely miserable.
Why can't I open some embedded YouTube videos in full-screen? Why can't I just click Back when I want to go back without breaking the entire page? Why is this video playing by itself when I didn't ask it to?
Who are the people designing these completely terrible experiences? What happened to them? Who hurt them?!
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To me, the thing that exemplifies "work smarter, not harder" is the Fallout 3 train hat - instead of creating an entirely new system for a train, they just have an NPC wearing a hat which is an entire train, hidden under the floor and running very quickly.
It's absurd, and someone could have spent a lot of time and effort on a new system to get the the same result in a less absurd way. But this works, so why not?
So my new motto is, "don't be afraid to wear a train as a hat."
There's a literal trash fire at my building in #nyc. It's getting very smoky in my apartment.
@emsenn I use emacs inside an ubuntu chroot inside Terminal Emulator. (The one in termux is pretty good too.)
@DrAndrewThaler aren't they appealing?
After carrying a Gemini as my only phone for a few weeks, I've decided it's a worthy device. (I am pretty picky, so this is high praise.)
Well that's weird. This toot showed up in my timeline as being from me, but I didn't send it. Unless my android app Tusky glitched somehow? @TheAdmin
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