We can all get much better when we realize that life (and games) are not all zero-sum games.

Resource management? Sure. But not zero sum.

@drwho Thanks for posting about this! I just added their script to my receiver in Chicago's South Loop (near yesterday's big protest site here).

Oh and hey. Good morning.

You're gonna do great today.

I get it - there's a lot going on, and it's heavy.

all the more reason to make time to dance.

shake that thing to shake it off.

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Still two days left to submit workshop proposals for AIIDE 2020, this years installment of the virtual conference on game AI!

The format is wide open so please consider submitting a proposal if you want to talk about any weird game AI related stuff! If you’re curious about what’s in scope I’d be glad to talk about it!

webdocs.cs.ualberta.ca/~santan

Boosts welcome of course!

@gamehawk I had the opposite problem last week: Scheduled delivery was "Pending" the whole time it was in transit, right up until it changed to "Delivered".

Lots of folks are maintaining a thin shell of calm over a warm gooey center of freaking the hell out. It's coming out in weird, tangential ways. Folks getting mad over irrelevancies and minutiae.

Empty your lungs. Breathe in. Be patient with your friends. We need each other.

Oh my gosh y'all, today is the day my game, Snake People: A Game of Anticipatory Grief went up on Kickstarter as part of #ZineQuest! Threading unlocked.

kickstarter.com/projects/rutht

Still navigating how to deal with people who pry in their quest for small talk.

This morning, in a cab home from the hospital:
Baby: *cries hoarsely*
Driver: Has a cold?
Me: No.
D: Shot?
Me: Huh?
D: Vaccination?
Me: Cancer treatment.
*beat*
D: Kids can be such a handful, right?
Me: …

“… we have to wonder if a similar outcry could make Apple reconsider making other parts of their esteemed laptop more simple and repairable.” t.co/yQKuooaCvj

Finally got around to stickering up my laptop earlier this week after having the thing for nearly a year and a half. Feels good for it to have a bit more personality to it.

@June Congrats—looks nice!

Is that middle Morse character missing a dash? Sort of looks like it was meant to be a 2…

@Aarkon Ah, good to know. Is there some other term that's closer to what @morganth was describing?

@morganth Also, sorry, just realized how old that post was! I'd just discovered and wasn't paying attention.

Happy equinox. May the passing from summer to autumn bring chilled relief and warm embraces. I hope the following seasons open up with new possibilities for growth and new possibilities for decay.

Take a moment today to let something go.

<3

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