Pinned toot

since the dawn of the written word people have made amulets and talismans from holy texts and in this sense a pinned toot is like a horseshoe you hang over a barn door

Hey!

I wrote a small write-up about the e-ink computer/digital typewriter I made 4 months ago.

https://alternativebit.fr/posts/ultimate-writer/

@halishuman oh I wasn't dwelling on it. just having a little chuckle at my own expense!

I am quoted in this article by the brilliant Oscar Schwartz on Twitter's API rule changes earlier this year qz.com/1422765/your-favorite-t though it occurs to me now that "doing graffiti" is probably not how graffiti artists describe that activity

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reminder that this man recently held a press conference to launch a voice-controlled microwave that automatically reorders popcorn for you when you're running low
RT @issielapowsky@twitter.com “I will not spend one minute of my life on anything I don’t think is contributing to society and civilization” Bezos says. “You want risk taking. You want people to have a vision most people don’t agree with”

🐦🔗: twitter.com/issielapowsky/stat

helena sarin's great write-up (with a "practical advice" section!) on using cyclegan on her own drawings, paintings and photographs: thegradient.pub/playing-a-game

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heyyy uh

quick reminder

ESR took a cool counterculture and got his shitty right-wing UNIX ideology all over it—he's not just a bad person, he's a exceptionally bad historian and you shouldn't take his word for anything, the jargon file that he "curates" reflects nothing like an actual 70s/80s programming culture.

here's a pre-ESR jargon file for reference: dourish.com/goodies/jargon.htm

hover dot com's suggestions when I search for "allison" (apparently using some top notch synonym-replacement technology)

allisover.com

everyison.com

all-is-on-online.com

my-all-is-on.com

myallisononline.com

all-is-over.com

every-is-on.com

allisoveronline.com

everyisononline.com

all-is-on-group.com

myallisover.com

myeveryison.com

sick of google, finally getting sick of gmail, went to sign up for a fastmail account, of course they have recaptcha (owned by google) on their signup form, welp

imo there is no time in this life to read any fiction except the most self-consciously and extravagantly lyrical, purple, florid and/or dense with formal experimentation

I realized just now that I was looking at the "plot" section of its wikipedia page the same way I look at the plot sections of things I haven't read/watched yet (skipping around to get the gist while trying not to read any spoilers), which is either a measure of how much I want to re-read it or a measure of how much I actually retained from my first reading

feeling a strong urge lately to re-read Little, Big which I should probably just give into

one more of these hershey font/l-system typography experiments. this is pretty close to the thing I was envisioning in my head when I started with all of this

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