An inbox full of emails saying “x items in your Steam wish list are on sale” (25 in one case!) would seem to herald yet another bug summer sale.

I get irrationally annoyed when I get poorly version-numbered updates.

18.0.6 > 18.0.7 - All new interface! Added subscription option!

17.0 > 18.0 - bug fixes and improvements

No. Stop it.

So how’s everyone doing? We’re okay over here.

I baked a cake with my daughter, and made a huge batch of buffalo tofu jerky, and went for a walk. It helped.

The elevator shaft on the CN Tower flashes seemingly random colours, until you stretch them out and discover each flash is a 2 pixel wide vertical line of an image

I completely forgot that for three months of the year England is blanketed in tiny spiders.

The local timeline seems to be filling up with politics, especially American.

Seeing a mention of a "twenty-year-old programming language" and realizing that this means a language that didn't exist yet when I was in college

Every time I see the Onion's "No Way to Prevent This" article trending, I get a chill.

"Reader mode" is touted as a feature that web browsers gain support for, right alongside new CSS properties and faster JavaScript interpreters.

But it just shows how much of a failure web as a platform is in delivering an actually readable content and enojoyable experience — so much that browsers have to rip the content off the web pages and show it in their own clean & usable interface. Talk about web being the future.

Furthermore, you can and should shape the internet to your liking. This doesn't mean excluding opposing thought entirely, but there are professional outlets for that. Internet screamers will not enlighten.

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There seems to be some controversy on here re: blocking. My thoughts? Block like crazy. I don't care why. No one (well, almost no one) has a right to your time and attention.

A sure sign the university students are back in town is the dramatic increase in unicycle traffic.

Did you know there was a C64 laptop? (Sort of.)

👋 Say hello to our newest family member, the Commodore SX-64! He’s saying hello to you!

My millennial coworkers are amused by my Amazon orders. Beard brush. A range of coin batteries for kid's toys. Lunch bag. No-show socks. Cable organizers. Replacement CO2 carts for my tire inflator. PARTY'S OVER HERE, FOLKS.

I made a duct tape wallet this weekend. It's silly, but I feel these days like I need to do a low-risk thing where I make something with my hands. No stupid web sites. No hammering things into my walls, where I can make holes.

I'm gonna make a notebook cover next.

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