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Finally got to sorting through the pictures from my cross-country skiing/splitboarding trip two weeks ago 😊

Honestly, I really don't understand why "systems programming" is considered hard when you have to learn 3+ programming languages to make a website and the result still never looks quite like you had planned.

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Can someone recommend a good static blog/site generator?

I have been using Hugo for a few years now, but I am not happy with it.

I don't want to learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ToML plus a custom meta language; I simply want a site to be created for me from Markdown.

👾 Game-streaming without the "cloud" 🌩️

How to stream a Windows game from your Desktop to your TV -- and have fun doing it.

A very good read:

The Decline of Usability

I always feel like an old man when people tell me how modern mobile touch UIs are so user-friendly and how desktops are so bad.

For me, "social distancing" is a candidate for the worst word of the year because it totally puts the wrong emphasis. The most important thing we actually need to flatten the curve is physical distancing.

Please do not distance socially and do not isolate yourselves or others. Keep socialising remotely, stay in contact, look for and update each other. Especially if times get harder. Thank you.

Stumbled upon the very incredible band "Mesarthim".

🤘Atmospheric the colour of deep space. 🤘

The long tracks with instrumental parts allow you to be productive while listing. And it's all on bandcamp:

Decolonizing games (long) 

I've seen threads about how we need to decolonize games and threads about specifics. I haven't seen any of the attempts at being systematic in approach that the community might be making. This is a list of preliminary in game factors that I think must be handled before any thorough deconstruction is possible. I'll describe each section in depth over coming days

Representations of the player:
Binary gender
Cultural standards of attractiveness
Ablism in game controls and avatar selection

Assumptions of imperialism:
PC/NPC caste

Relations with NPCs:
Killed for entertainment
Killed for extraction
Kept for renewable extraction
Plot device 1, the carrot - Tutorial bimbo
Plot device 2, the stick - recurring opponents, trash talk, negging

| A beginner's guide to C++ Ranges and Views
| @meetingcpp @cpp_rocks

There have been a few other guides, but I basically had this written already! Hope it helps some folks.

Wow, this site is scary:

'Hannes Hauswedell is the author of the book "The Art of War" '


I have fixed/updated the Unigine benchmark ports on . Heaven and Valley work again with the linux-c7 compatibility. Port for Superposition is on its way.

A really nice way to check drivers and hardware. Wish there were more games with this engine.

In case you are Europe-based and are suffering from poor performance of package installs:
* don't trust their geo-dns!
* choose the British mirror manually!

Speed was 0.2 - 2MB/s with frequent timeouts. Now 12MB/s which is the maximum I can get.

| Finding the index of a type in a pack or type list

| No recursion, no extra structs.
| std::is_same_v can be replaced with builtins on GCC & Clang.

Ein Kilo Blei ist leichter als zwei Kilo Federn.
Deshalb ist Blei nicht giftig.

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