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“Then you realize that the pointers are not fixed, but can slide on the frame… and then you note that they are somehow interconnected -- moving any of the small ones will move the larger one this way or that. Strange. But when you see the diagram of the inner mechanism you realize what this is, and it can take your breath away…”
nzeldes.com/HOC/Posographe.htm

My go-to-sleep album has been Trance Frendz:

erasedtapes.com/release/eratp0

I love the fidelity with which the studio space has been captured. Sometimes a bit too realistic... One night I fell asleep and woke up from what I thought was a small animal roaming around.

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A few records that were on repeat these last few weeks:

Bobby Oroza — This Love

This has helped us wean ourselves off El Michels Affair.

bigcrownrecords.com/store/this

Cleaning smoked salmon packaging is one of the vilest chores. Zero-stars tactile experience.

1. Perfectly nailing that the movie running on cable TV — Fifteen Minutes (2001) w/ Robert de Niro — "has a, what, 32%? on Rotten Tomatoes vibe"
2. ???
3. Profit

Oh My God It's Midnight and This Soup Will Never Cool, a memoir

Food (veg) 

Wild garlic pesto is amazing! Just substitute the leaves for basil in your normal pesto recipe [1]. We use it for whole wheat pasta with a chopped potato and green beans [2]. Never went wrong with it.

[1] jamieoliver.com/features/how-t

[2] marthastewart.com/348682/pasta

This is a brilliant idea. A catalogue of state machines for UI features:

xstate-catalogue.com/

This is such a great record, we've been listening to it exclusively for the past few days:

El Michels Affair — Yeti Season

elmichelsaffair.bandcamp.com/a

(in other words, on the way the assumption of assistance from external tooling — via features such as click-through to definition, on-hover type information, etc — shapes code)

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Are there articles on the topic of code written in IDE-style vs. text-editor-style?

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Which type of novelty-seeking web developer are you? baldurbjarnason.com/2021/which

Not all things new and shiny are created equal.

It was fun becoming relatively comfortable reading typeset text written in XIXth century Romanian Cyrillic. But at first blush this XVIIIth century manuscript is just... impenetrable.

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